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President optimistic about positive steps forward for the Dept.
After visit with Mayors Office.

Union also meets with City on

parking lot widening, SC Office remodel
and mold, garbage issues.
All scheduled to addressed
and fixed in the near future..



Parking wars!



Sgt LM Keating and Sgt Flynn attend Walt Greene funeral via NL MC

Connecticut State Trooper First Class Walter Greene passed away in the line of duty following a courageous battle with cancer as a result of his response and service in support of New York City in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack.


A new day rises!

Thanks RS




Midnight Shift celebrates Sgt. McBride new assignment and wishes him well.....

Kevin new records Sgt

First day at the new postion
Welcome to day shift!

Oh ya, its the weekend,

Your Ordered - in for afts!




Local 724 wanted to take the opportunity to make you aware of the tremendous support Chris Bunkley received over this past weekend when K9 Iris ran off after being spooked by a neighbor’s fireworks.

During the approximately twelve hours that Iris was missing, 6/2/18 @ 2130 hours until 6/3/18 @ 0900 hours, a number of agencies and individuals assisted Chris in locating her.

The following is list of those who helped. Thank you so much!
CSP Dispatch Troop E & Troop K, CSP Troop K, NLPD members Darin Omara, Jeff Kalolo, Joe Kondash, Matt Cassiere, Larry M. Keating, Brian Laurie, Waterford PD K9 Unit Dan Lane and Pat Flannigan, Groton Town PD K9 Unit Eric Korteweg, Shawn Lesee, Joel Lenda, Cheshire PD K9 Unit Rob Regan, Willimantic PD Lt. Paul Hussey, East Lyme PD K9 Unit Mike Jezierski, Salem Volunteer FD Chief Gene Maiorano and department members, and many others who called or text in support.




Team 724 goes 1-3 at Make-a-wish benefit!

Past years pictures



Jesse and Iris helecopter training!


Polishing the turd...

PW sands and gives cell block a new coat of paint!



Board of Ed buys Panara Bread lunch for entire district!

While Police Union must feed their members during
major events bcs police budget is bare bones.



Afternoon squad squeezes in a Memorial Day picnic!

Ordered in Day shifter says; "You Afts guys are Allllll Right!"



Isaac School 7th graders drop off treats and thank you notes!




SCR-SWAT fundraiser to benefit Officers and families of the NH explosion.

Mr and Mrs K join the benefit at Stony creek brewery - Branford


How about some more cops Alma!
Nartatez promised to bring what has been a contentious issue
back for a vote of the full City Council.

Police union president Todd Lynch said the committee has spent too long debating an issue and not enough time addressing the lack of police or the city’s willingness to obey an ordinance mandating 80 police officers.

“I wish the public safety committee, especially the public safety chair, would put as much effort into hiring police officers as they have into this resolution which really has no teeth but has taken up their time for months,” Lynch said.




Police Union Fundraiser to begin May 21st

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toy drive food drive


Coach strecker gets accidently struck in the noggin by a stray softball!
Get well streck!



3 new fireman, Finance Committee adds $ to NLPS budget!

Weekends coming.. brace for order-in impact!



Trustees dig through the books. Annual audit.

Send report to Eboard.
"This is a lot of work for one person"


Afternoons takes it on the chin all weekend!

16 open shifts on Mids over the weekend to be covered by Aftn squad.
Could use more than One Cop on July 1 Mr Mayor!
Welcome back Ashley.....your ordered in



Whitey steps up!

Might see some ribs or soupy in the candy machine!



Chief gives Smitty a NL Police mug and
Mike Mariano delivers it.

Missed at the meeting....

City has Lateral Officer to be hired and ready to go July 1st.

MC attends PCRC meeting.

Kris Wright again calls systematic racism and declares investigation inadequate. Lone dissenting vote.

The big three...




Retiree firearms day!



NLPD K-9 team attends Yarmouth funeral

Facebook video: A sea of K-9 Officers Honoring Gannon



Last chance to get you old time police picture published!
Get pictures, articles and stories to Catherine Keating
By May 1st

All photos from past and present needed!

If you have old memorabilia, badges or photos of any kind contact Catherine ASAP!


Books by Catherine and Lawrence Keating


Coffee w/cop at senior center yields some old time photos!

Sgt Frank Line han



Big Papi send President a
world series ring!

I think OSHA stated there is a cleaning problem..?

Temporary Shift Commanders office..

Get in the office pool for when old SC office remediation of mold and construction will begin..
Sign your name and pick your date on the calendar outside office.


This is the style of Shadow Box Patty has available $250.

Badge number can be put on it. She can take orders - $100 deposit.

12 hrs of careful construction.

Solicited for temporary assignment to the Vice and Intelligence section of the Investigative Services Division.

If interested, please submit an email to Capt Wright by 0900 hrs. by Mon, April 16


Alex Dyer visits with NL talent show kids



When workaholic K-9s retire,
it can be a tough transition..





EBoard Mat Casserie attends workers comp' training.


City Engineer Tom Quintin and Colonna Concrete Rep'

over look the police parking lot.... hummm?



President makes it to Key West!

The new 1st Lady...?



When it rains it pours, at police HQ...




Tour de Force raises funds to benifit the families of Law Enforcement Officers killed in the line of duty nationwide.

Fundraiser 4/6 5:30

Italian Dramatic Club NL $25



724 never stops working...

Ret' FDNL Joe Hancock, President Lynch and Stevie take in a redsox game!
Thats no way to throw a curve ball Ace!


Coffee w/ a cop event!

Customer gives police $20 gift card good for all to enjoy!



DOC certified inspection team scheduled to inspect booking/cell block area
on Thursday 2/22 10am. Union Rep to monitor!


Kyle Lamontagne promoted to Sgt New Britian pd!
read it
The damage done by Chief Ackley will continue to be felt in
years/decades to come. As the loss of young brilliant officers like
Kyle Lamontagne will perform and shine elsewhere.

Great job Kyle!

“Kyle will take his passion for policing, community outreach and leadership to a new level today and we will be better for it,"



A Police Headquarters leaking and written up from CT-OSHA numerous times...

and funding comes in to build another new school!?

New London poised to begin $98 million high school project



Be vigilant.....

Pres' heads for spring training.


Council Meeting news

Risk Manager Gill questions why Police Union went to CT-OSHA,
when there is a safety committee....

Pres' disagrees, "Union wasn't allowed on the safety committee!"
Gill blames leak on driving rain storm; Building has been leaking for years!
Pushing body cameras; more cops would be better!
States PW Sears is asking for requests for proposals to fix..... dont hold your breath.


and the hits keep coming....

Police HQ now has a blown boiler!

NBC30 report interviews VP about building problems. WTNH report

Squad sends Bessie off with a pizza party and a bone!

Congrats to Bessies two K9 handlers J Nichols and K Gorra
Send Bessie best wishes via facebook


OSHA inspects HQ.

Will return on Monday to take samples and wipes.
Appears 2016 CT-OSHA complaint not corrected. Union files new complaint.


Shift Commanders Office moved to roll call.

Place your bets with your favorite odds maker on when
office is completed!


Last months fix.... epic fail
Still raining in Shift Commanders Office!

Body cameras are fine but can we fix the building first!

Nothing to see here.....


New K-9 shirts now available!

T-Shirts available now.
Orders are being taken for special sizes and Sweatshirts.

Email: I want a T-Shirt or jkondash@ci.new-london.ct.us


Every 2nd Tue of the month
NL Senior center 6:30


Law Enforcement torch run meeting Feb 8th from 0900-1400
Yale West campus. Lunch included

2018 is the 50th Anniversary for the Law Enforcement Torch Run benefiting Special Olympics.

Join Patty for the LETR meeting Feb 8th


Councilor Michael Passero, who had initially proposed the ordinance, said the city had a responsibility to make public safety a top priority in the budget. The Day March 2014

Pres' speaks of Man power shortage

Aug 2017

Residents rally for more police officers
in New London. August 2017








Sailfest 2017




Jay Wheeler and police friends organizing to get
Alliance groups back up and running!

Day shift treated to neighborhood cook out!

Group frustrated with limited police to patrol neighborhood.
Had asked for Poice Rep' to speak at the meeting...but....


Alex and Jordan complete grueling week long Police bike training!

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Congrates Trish!

Trish Lieteau to be promoted to Sgt - Groton City July 2


Weekend Overtime
/ Order-in update.

14 vacant shifts June 16th
23 vacant shifts June 9th
15 vacant shifts June 2nd
18 vacant shifts May 27th
21 vacant shifts May 20th
23 vacant shifts May 12th


Union has assurances from City Hall that promotions and new hires will occur at beginning of fiscal year.

June Political update is out!

Read chucks
new blog!




Katherine Keating goes high to capture Department photo

for her new NLPD in
pictures book


PBA info needed!

Catherine Keating looking for info on the forming of the PBA.
Please contact


New K-9 for J Michaud!


Pick fills vacancy on
EX Board.

Lets have cake!


Trip down memory lane:

Passero mayoral debate when he pretended to support the 80 officer ordinance.


Council 4 Executive Director Sal Luciano retirement celebration.

June 19th
Aqua Turf Country Club



Congratulations to NLPD friend and an avid reader of Local 724's popular web page Pete McShane

on his nomination as Judge to the Superior Court bench by Governor Dan Malloy.


Just call him..

Ninety-nine point five!

Good job skinny!


Thank you Kristin Edwards
for your $5,000 donation to the NLPD K-9 fund!


Six union members attend Trooper Miller’s funeral.

Lt Pickett, Lt Galante, Sgt Laurie, Officer Bunkley,
MPO Suarez and Officer Cable


Casserie and Omara atttend grevience hearing
W/ Tina Collins.

The next wave of 724 Union stewards.

State finds two serious health violations at New London Police headquarters

Read The Day report

Union sends CT-OSHA report/ findings to Ledge Light Health District for independent input on exposure risks to our members and to ensure City remediation efforts meet within acceptable health standards.


Members attend active shooter training!

At Mashantucket


Jimmy gets squad award!

697 Tix in one year!

Hoping to get it right...
this time...

Contractors attempt to fix the leaky Shift Commanders window... AGAIN.


Union donates 6 gifts card to 6 needy families
at NL Covenant Shelter

Union Treasurer w/ Dawn Lancaster
of NL Covenant Shelter


Rick Stringer passes elite
Motorcycle training!

Good job Rick!







State police want to know who leaked documents about New London officer!


Ret' NLPD Chris Langello finds himself in the old pictures in the lunch room




















Union Challenge coins have arrived








Streck and Romanos business
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