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Conn. Police Chief Quits in Profiling Scandal

Leonard Gallo 'did not follow' national rules: state official

(Newser) - The police chief of a Connecticut town has resigned after four officers were indicted by the FBI in a racial-profiling case. East Haven chief Leonard Gallo was an unnamed co-conspirator in the indictment, the Hartford Courant reports. Last week, the governor's criminal policy head condemned Gallo's department for... More »

In Protest, 2K Tacos Delivered to Connecticut Mayor

Joseph Maturo had quipped about tacos in response to racial scandal

(Newser) - When asked what he would do in response to a racial profiling scandal targeting Latinos in the town of East Haven, Connecticut, Mayor Joseph Maturo quipped that he might eat some tacos , and now he can: More than 2,000 tacos were delivered to the mayor's office yesterday. The... More »

Mayor Cracks 'Taco' Joke on Racial Profiling Scandal

Connecticut's Joseph Maturo has apologized

(Newser) - The mayor of East Haven, Connecticut, is not helping his scandal-stricken town. The FBI just charged four of East Haven's police officers with terrorizing Latino residents . When asked by a reporter, hours after the news broke yesterday, what he was doing to assist the Latino community, Mayor Joseph Maturo... More »

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