Watch Out – Connecticut Police on Cracking Down on “Porch Pirates”

It’s probably no surprise to hear that the rise in online shopping has also led to a correlating increase in package thievery. These “porch pirates” can easily take advantage of packages sitting on the front step, especially during the holidays.

Last holiday season the problem of package theft became apparent to law enforcement, shoppers, and retailers alike, and cops really started cracking down.

Take police in New Jersey, who teamed up with Amazon to catch these thieves using doorbell cameras [...]

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Thinking about Shoplifting Holiday Gifts? So Are Connecticut Police

The holidays are ripe for possibilities. With crowded stores, careless shoppers, and overwhelmed store owners, it may seem too easy to pocket those gifts you can’t quite afford.

Resist the temptation, though. You might feel like your actions will get lost in the hustle and bustle, but store security and law enforcement officials are on high alert this time of year… and they’re looking to catch anyone that they even think could be shoplifting.

CT Police Are Increasing Their Efforts

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What Acts in Connecticut Can Get You on the Sex Offender Registry?

Being convicted of a sex crime in Connecticut is already difficult enough — especially when facing friends and family. As a part of your sentence, you may have even been required to register as a sex offender.

There are a wide variety of acts that can land you on the CT sex offender registry, and those crimes are grouped into three main categories: sexual violence, sex crimes involving minors, and non-violent offenses.

Let’s take a look at some of the [...]

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People Think Domestic Violence in CT Rises During the Holidays – It Doesn’t

The holidays can be a stressful time. Wallets feel thinner, the weather gets colder, and you have to entertain or travel more than normal. All of this stress can feel overwhelming. Flipping on the news to hear stressful statistics doesn’t help either.

Every year, it seems like the news talks about how the holidays bring out the worst in domestic abusers. They warn that domestic violence spikes during the holidays, linking end-of-year stress and increased partying to more incidents.

News [...]

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