No-Brainer of the Day

Police Body Cams Good, honest, Police Officers should welcome body cameras to help exonerate themselves from false claims by suspects. The City and Courts should welcome them to get more confessions and easier convictions at a lower cost. The only objections are coming from the Police Unions and people with something to hide. Remember the … Read more

No-Brainer of the Day

Dark window tinting around the front seat of the vehicle is a citable offense. You would think that no one would object to that offense more than Police Officers. Aside from drivers and passengers being able to drink, do drugs, and text with autonomy, an Officer would never know if he is walking up to … Read more

City Hall gets an earful

To continue: To the powers that be in the city of Chicopee: Saying that you should be ashamed of yourselves is putting It mildly. How can you take your salaries and pensions, paid for by our taxes, and provide the poor services that you do? You must have discovered the cure for insomnia because it’s … Read more

Kos and Effect

This is a huge blunder by the Mayor. 600 apartments means thousands more cars a day on our streets. All those cars have to come and go from work, come and go from shopping, come and go from socializing, and there will be visitors that come and go. How much money will they get for … Read more

It’s up to the Mayor

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

Chicopee P.D. Contract

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=