Our Mayor has almost unlimited authority to change the policies of our city, and hire and fire people, including police officers, at his discretion for the betterment of our city. The problem is that our city employees are like a fraternity. They don’t want to report problems or bad employees for fear of being ostracized … Read more
It seems that more than one third of the Chicopee police department contract is devoted to substance abuse testing and patrolman’s rights. Why would that be? See the entire contract on the Chicopee website. http://chicopeema.gov/DocumentCenter/View/3732/Police-Contract–7114—63017-?bidId=
§ 262-1Prohibited storage. A. No person, company or corporation in control of real property in the City of Chicopee, other than a bona fide licensed commercial auto salvage yard or commercial garage, as determined by the License Committee of the City Council, shall permit the outdoor storage or parking thereon for more than three days of … Read more
Enforcing our traffic laws is important to every resident of our city and is not happening. There are way too many speeders, especially on our residential streets which is a danger to everyone. Police cruisers in plain sight does nothing to deter speeding everywhere else. There are also vehicles, that we all see every day, … Read more
How many of us are forced to look at properties full of vehicles that never move? This problem affects our property values, the appeal of our streets, neighborhoods, and our city.
Officer Wilk alerts residents of house fire.
Chicopee would be eligible for 20 of these devices in strategic areas of concern which would free up Police for other issues.
Pulled from The Republican … “The other bill (S 2042) would make a number of traffic safety changes, including 25-mile-per hour speed limits on state highways and parkways through thickly settled or business districts.”