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Congrates John Green New London Elks
Law Enforcement PO of the year!

Kerry Hibbs Dispatcher of the year!


Motorcycle Unit preps for motorcade - Pres visits CG.

Lunch for all provided once again by Local 724

Local Officers participate in Police Week!

DA, Cable-Cabe, Trisha Marcaccio, Hendo



Early promotional results are in...

Matteo top on written portion for LT. Oral board Monday.
50% fail Sgt test !
over 50% fail Detective test !

Some usual and unusual suspects at top of written Sgt Exam.

President Lynch Shoots 300!



Make a Wish Volleyball - OBP June 7th 0930

Team 724 Capt needed!

Patty and Z are again 300 shooters!
While Wayne Neff takes "Top Gun" status!



Retiree firearms qualifications

The application must be returned to the Support Services Division Commander by May 15th @ 3:00 pm.
Please include a phone number on your return application.
The qualification date shall be held at the Waterford Range on June 3, 2015
between the hours of 9:00 am and 2:00 pm.


Whaler football team washers police cruiser for fundraiser!


48th Annual Council 15 Convention

June 15, 2015 - June 17, 2015

Johnny Green and Josh Malaro
head to Rifle school!


B-Lo hands out NLPD literature
to LEC applicants

as they depart testing in Groton.

52 new applicants take test.

As mayor, Passero said he would set a goal of hiring at least six new police officers each year until the department reaches the mandated level of 80 officer and would not meddle in the department’s business.

“It pains me to see what has happened to our police department under the current administration,” Passero said. “Our dedicated officers on the city’s streets are keeping us safe. They need and deserve a professional management structure free from political interference.”

2 new recruits Ashley James and Jordan Salas



State of the City address

Finizio’s proposed budget does not include funding for additional police officers, firefighters or other city positions, but does fully fund vacant positions and positions that were funded for only a portion of the current fiscal year

Marty Olsen said what struck him more than the issues Finizio addressed Tuesday evening were those that the mayor did not mention during his speech, particularly the status of suspended police Chief Margaret Ackley and possible increases in insurance costs.

Big Guy to attend FBI National Academy this Fall.

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Ackelys attempt to decertify Dave McElroy FAILS!

POST drops Ackleys complaint: READ


Full transcript to be available soon...




Old friend Dan Talbot (LAPD) to be promoted to Detective 3 !
Det' 3 is equivalent to LT, Leaving NLPD pays off again!

1990 - Dan and J Newlin at 40 Crystal Ave - 2011 Dan during LAPD training


Local 724 member reports that recent city safety meeting provided preliminary findings from OSHA report on police department air quality.

OSHA was asked to come in after several 724 members have developed ear nose and throat symptoms.
Investigation found:

- Temperatures varied throughout the building
- CO2 was acceptable
- Humidity was very low for time of year
- Mold was moderate throughout the building
- High mold located in areas with water damage:
Patrol Captain's Office, Shift Commander's Office, locker rooms
- Dust found in building was tested identified as: plastic, fly ash, tire particles and outside pollution

Read Union archives on 2007 issues here

EPA publications outlines :
The remediation manager's (city) highest priority must be to protect the health and safety of the building occupants.

Member complaints of headaches, sinus infections rise AGIAN!

2007 Mold in dispatch

Local 724 will continue to be a PRODUCTIVE part of the community.
Hundreds of dollars donated and time volunteered.

Carter Scholarship football
United Way Gemma Moran Food drive
Make a wish foundation Volleyball
Wounded Warrior
NLHS police academy
Salvation army
McCourt Foundation
FDNL burn foundation
Special Olympics basketball / torch run
Sandy Ground Project
NLHS Halloween event
TVCCA boot drive
Blue Mass
McCourt Foundation

Photo by Tim Martin

Neighborhood alliance
Adopt a family, Fishing tournament, easter egg hunt










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Bid Forms are out!
Due by May 26th or your out!


New Law Enforcement Tribute Video Worth Seeing


Ret' Capt'
Gordy Dickens passes


32 year Police veteran Mike Cavanaugh is retiring to his new full-time job as Worlds best Dad!

Congrats to Mike and his daughters Hannah and Kaitlyn

Marine Unit officially sunk...

Sells at auction $6,500


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Pottsy speaks out
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Union and Admin come to agreement to fed weary troops at all major events!



Smitty speaks out.

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Administrations new car shuffle matrix video
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NLPD honors Newtown Victim Emilie Parker


Congrats Sgt Johnson and Sgt Strecker on new
Master Sgt patches!

Internal review clears Lynch of wrongdoing in arrest of New London business owner!

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Summary Judgement
in favor of T Lynch!
Read - Lynch V Ackley


Renshaw report
marty olsen says
Police dept is in purgatory, low morale, let the chief go, lets move on!


New London Police Chief Ackley must go;
but how?


Police union donates the Bait for 40 children at

The Neighborhood Alliance fishing Tournament!



UNION telephonic fundraiser
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Union returns monies back to the community:

Carter Scholarship
United Way Gemma Moran
Make a wish foundation
Wounded Warrior
Neighborhood alliance - easter egg hunt, fishing tourny, adopt a family Christmas gifts, toy drive
NLHS non alcoholic senior party
Salvation army
McCourt Foundation
FDNL burn foundation
Special olympics
Sandy Ground Project
NLHS Halloween event
and more..

Sheffield Pharmaceuticals
Donates $500 to NLPD Color Guard!


American Police Beat article

Law Enforcement leadership