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National Night Out 2014

(Hartford, CT) August 5, 2014, The Hartford Police Department attends National Night Out in the Upper Albany Neighborhood. 

National Night Out 2014

Photo credit: Denise Best

5k SPECIAL OLYMPICS HARTFORD CORPORATE 5K

DOWNTOWN TRAFFIC ALERT:
On Thursday, August 7, 2014, the Special Olympics Hartford Corporate 5K will be taking place in downtown Hartford. The race is scheduled to start at 6:20 PM with approximately 900 runners participating.

The following road closures will be in effect from 6 PM until approximately 7:30 PM:
Trinity Street-both directions, entire length
Jewell Street- both directions, entire length
Trumbull Street-no south bound between Pearl Street and Jewell Street
Wells Street-no south bound between Trumbull Street and Pulaski Circle
Elm Street-both directions, entire length
Clinton Street-no southbound, entire length
Capitol Avenue-both directions, between Washington Street and Laurel Street
Broad Street-no northbound between Russ Street and Capitol Avenue
Oak Street- no north bound between Russ Street and Capitol Avenue

Officers will be deployed along the race route to facilitate local traffic.


Please see race map for further details.

Officer Hit Following Jason Aldean Concert

On Saturday, August 2, 2014, following the Jason Aldean concert, the Hartford Police Department Traffic Division was conducting the outbound traffic detail at the Xfinity Theater. Officers spotted a driver driving erratically, nearly striking an officer. A Hartford Police motorcycle officer attempted to stop the vehicle and was struck.

The officer was taken to Hartford Hospital via ambulance, treated and released. The operator was stopped and arrested.

Accused: David Mascuto, 51 of Fairfield CT

  1. 1.DUI
  2. 2.Evading Responsibility
  3. 3.Failure to Obey Officers Signal

$25,000 Bond

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