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Union Elections are November 10th:
President: Joe Buzzelli Josh Bergeson
Vice President: Ryan Linderson Dave Diogo
Recording Secretary: Rich Cable Christina Nocito
Secretary-Treasurer: Dustin Adkins (uncontested)
Executive Board: Joe Pelchat Brian Laurie Jeremy Zelinski Justin Lawrie Brendan Benway John Michaud Hery Rivera Rick Curcuro Mike Lewis Deanna Nott Luke Delgrosso
Trustee: Seth Bolduc (uncontested)
Run off (if needed) will be November 17th
The New London Police Union extends our deepest condolences to the family of Connecticut State Police Sergeant Brian Mohl and our brothers and sisters of the Connecticut State Police.
Rest easy Troop
Members attended Sgt. Mohl’s services on September 9, 2021.
Send off for Danny!
Officer Jaramillo was a distinguished member of the NLPD and a highly respected member of the Firearms Cadre.
Danny was presented with a plaque for his service by the NLPD Firearms Unit and also a retirement badge by Lt. Kalolo.
You will be missed!
New WEBSITE AND SOCIAL MEDIA CADRE!!
R. cable and r. linderson to handle Nlpu instragram, facebook and website
New Movement in the PD – Chief makes special assignment selections
S. Bolduc – K-9 Handler
J. Lamont – Evidence (Secondary)
T. Northup – Firearms Instructor
Congratulations and Good Luck!
The New London Police Union would like to thank ALL of the residents of New London who showed up to have their voices heard at the polls. Regardless of how anyone chose to vote, we respect the citizens of New London for voting in this referendum. We now have clear direction for the future expressed today by residents of our city. We look forward to working with the city government and our residents to collaborate on what we all believe the future of NLPD to be.
Special thanks on behalf of the Local 724 to John Russell for his unrivaled support of the police department and for spearheading the campaign to get people to the polls.
Great turnout for Lynch’s retirement and the Back the Blue event. Funds were raised to purchase ballistic vests for K-9 units from local Police Departments.
Thank you to everyone who came and showed your support!
Thank you local business who have recently reached out to show their gratitude towards police!
Grillo Family provides dinner for the Pd!
Recovery Room delivers pizza to Pd for Police Week! Thank you!
Daquan Stuckey, previously a State of Connecticut Judicial Marshall, is an alumnus of Quinnipiac University (Hamden, CT) with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a New Jersey native. Starts the academy June 4th.
Chief stuns the membership with retirement!
Congratulations Chief on 34 years in Law Enforcement!
Congratulations Trish Lieteau to her promotion to Capt – Groton City
We predicted this exodus last year from regressive legislation at the State Capitol and zero support from City Hall. Our elected officials have bent over backwards to appease the small but vocal anti police crowd at the expense of public safety. Our cops have decided why stay where you aren’t welcome or appreciated. Councilors have ignored serious discussions with law enforcement professionals on city public safety other than repeat loud and often their zero sum plan that all education and social service agency revenues must only result from defunding the police budget.
With W Neff retired… Who is the next Mr OBP!?
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Hostage crisis worsens!
Supervisors ordered -in on days off! Members furious, morale at an all time low!
PCRC of the past. Picnic at Fulton park sponsored by NLPU
724 mourns Sgt Mattson
Breakfast send off for MPO Baker!
Late June party TBA at Hot Rods!
Thank you petition organizers!
We have met the threshold! Taking the vote to the people!! Read it “The groups that led the charge and signed a letter requesting the repeal have been vocal about their efforts to defund the police department,” Goulart said. “This ordinance was the barrier. We’re not stupid. These two things are linked.”
Congrats Lt Keating and Sgt Linderson!
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Trustees roll up their sleeves and dig into the books!
Send their finding to the EBoard
NLPU mourns the recent loses of Capt Richard West and Vinny Garcia.
Local 724 didn’t even have a seat at the table for their input!
Thank you to Old Saybrook Police, CRAHD, Chief Spera and the OS Emergency Management team for providing NLPD with COVID Vaccines!
A huge thank you to Max Berstch for organizing!
Bench at Ocean Beach
Outside the Ice cream stand
Officer Nott shows the Mitchell Early Education children tad pols that FF J Nott and Dee had caught.
The Midnight crusader Wayne Neff – 25 years
Click on photo gallery above. Chief sends letter that Wayne has been nominated for the Distinguished Service Medal! –
Mr Ocean Beach is also long time EMT who often beat the fire department to many serious injury scenes. Wayne provided countless life saving first aid over his career. His retirement is another great loss for New London.
This is probably not a popular take among the defund-the-police crowd. Sorry. But I find the local defund-the-police crowd incorrectly applying a national narrative to a local domain, whose police force is professional and efficient. There’s no denying police brutality is very real and that Colin Kaepernick was right. But howling about it in New London, Ct., is misplaced, saying more about a group’s cries for attention than anything factual or practical. READ Mike Dimauros Opinion
511 Police Officers ‘Feloniously Killed’ On Duty in Last 10 Years on Record. READ
The House unanimously passed a bill Tuesday that “strengthens” the legal framework for what’s considered deadly use of force by a police officer and delays the training for police officers in the new standard. READ
Rep. Tom O’Dea, R-New Canaan, said he felt the bill was rushed when it was passed during a special session last July and appreciates that the bill was revisited this session, even though Democratic lawmakers had initially been resistant to any changes.
Thank you Sue from TA Scotts and their collection of $700 for the K-9 program!
6 New recruits to will attend the academy remotely
Full circle – Christmas Eve 2019 to 2020 NL Police Union and J Pelchat offer gift cards to the Warrans. Rayquan Warren, Sgt J Pelchat and Savahn Warren.
On Christmas Eve, city police officers surprised 12-year-old Savahn Warren with a bundle of gifts the day after his mother, Asia Warren, was found dead in their home and his brother Rayquan was arrested in front of him on an outstanding warrant. Read