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Sometime in 2020, You Could Be Seeing Tattoos on Darien Cops

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Darien Police Department is one of the few in southwest Connecticut that still forbids police officers from showing their tattoos when they’re on the job. Police Chief Donald Anderson has now been authorized by the Police Commission to draw up a “general order” allowing tattoos for the department to present to a future meeting of the commission. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Study: Connecticut Ranks Low in DUI Arrests — at No. 43

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A new study found that Connecticut has the nation’s 43rd highest rate of drunk-driving arrests. Connecticut’s rate of DUI arrests in 2018 was 216.4 per 100,000; the national average was 330 per 100,000. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Police: DUI for Woman, 53, Who Swerved Into Opposing Lane on Tokeneke Road

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A 53-year-old Norwalk driver was intoxicated when a police officer saw her swerving over the double yellow line into the northbound lane on Tokeneke Road when she was traveling south, police said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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