Chief — Trumbull is not part of a mass surveillance program

Police Chief Michael Lombardo is disputing a report from the American Civil Liberties Union that said Trumbull is one of eight law enforcement departments in Connecticut that helps Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials track targets. The report was the subject of an article published by Hearst CT Media Thursday. “We are not part of some mass surveillance program for … read more

Police respond to ACLU immigration claims

The Trumbull Police Department issued the following statement this afternoon after a news report that the American Civil Liberties Union named the Trumbull police as one of eight departments in Connecticut providing information on the location of residents to Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Read full news story here. In an article published today in the Connecticut Post, the Trumbull Police … read more

ACLU: Trumbull police helping ICE track targets

HARTFORD — Police in Fairfield, Westport, Stratford, Trumbull and Norwalk have been assisting U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in providing the locations of residents in a nationwide mass-surveillance program, according to the American Civil Liberties Union. A report released Wednesday by the ACLU’s Northern California office charges that in all, eight Connecticut law-enforcement agencies, including Southern Connecticut State University, and … read more

Police bust Trumbull man wanted in two states

A Trumbull man wanted in Connecticut and Massachusetts was arrested March 1 by Milford and New Haven police following a traffic stop. Police said Christopher Dahlinger, 27, of Huntington Turnpike, Trumbull is wanted on a variety of charges as well as being a suspect in burglaries committed in Guilford and Amherst, Mass. Dahlinger is being detained on bonds totaling $130,000 … read more