On Saturday, July 19th, 2014, Mothers United Against Violence, Hartford 100 Man Movement, Hartford Communities That Care (H.C.T.C.) and WeWorks Coalition in collaboration with members of the Hartford Police VIN Division and the Hartford States Attorney's Office, held a Local Gun Buy Back Program from 10am to 3pm at The Johnson Stewart Community Center, located at 127 Martin Street. A total of 58 firearms were collected, consisting of 21 pistols, 26 revolvers, 3 rifles, 5 shotguns, 2 derringer pistols and 1 flint lock pistol. Two of the firearms, a pistol and a shotgun, were listed in NCIC as stolen.
This is the first of many Local Gun Buy Backs to be held within the Hartford neighborhoods most effected by gun violence. The next event will be at the Arroyo Center/Pope Park Rec Center (Multi-Purpose Room) on August 23, 2014 from 10:00am - 3:00pm.
A third Local Gun Buy Back will be on September 27, 2014 from 10:00am through 3:00pm at H.C.T.C. 2550 Main St. Hartford.
A large scale, state/regional Gun Buy Back is being planned for December.
From the Hartford Police Department Traffic Division Thursday, July 17, 2014
HARTFORD POLICE TO CONDUCT DUI ENFORCEMENT CHECKPOINT
(Hartford, CT.) – The Hartford Police Department Traffic Division will conduct a DUI Enforcement Checkpoint on Thursday, July 17, 2014, from 5:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., in the area of Garden Street and Westland Street.
This checkpoint is part of the Hartford Police Department's ongoing expanded DUI enforcement program supervised by the HPD's Traffic Division and funded through a grant from the State of Connecticut Department of Transportation DUI Enforcement Program.
For the most up to date traffic information visit the State of Connecticut interactive traffic map including statewide traffic cameras.
The Hartford Police Department encourages you to protect your vehicle and belongings by "putting your junk in your trunk." Click here to view car break prevention tips from the HPD.
On Thursday July 17th, 2014, the Hartford Police Department Police Athletic League (PAL) is hosting its 1st Annual Hartford Police PAL Golf Tourney at Blue Fox Run Golf Course in Avon CT. All proceeds will go to the Hartford Police Athletic League. Hartford PAL children will be learning about golf at the event. The Hartford Police Department would like to thank the following major sponsors of the event: Aetna, BRD Builder of Hartford, HPD Emerald Society, HOA, Jorgenson Group, Back Nine Foundation, First Tee Foundation, University of CT Men's Hockey, HPDFU, Carbone's, Bushnell, Ski Sundown. More information below:
1st Annual Hartford Police PAL Golf Tourney
July 17, 2014
Blue Fox Run Golf Course
9:00 Registration / 10:00 Tee time
Laughs and giggles
$100.00 entrance fee
Online Registration at:
Click Here for Flyer and Printable Registration Form
It's all about the kids...