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2024 Torch Run Info and T-Shirt Sale

The Hartford Leg of the 2024 Law Enforcement Torch Run run will take place on Thursday, May 30th - we will meet at 1530 hours. The route is the same as last year, starting here at 50 Williams Street and ending at the West Hartford town line. Officers can continue to West Hartford Center for the rally if you choose. There will be a break added in so runners can hydrate before continuing to West Hartford Center. All runners must purchase and wear the 2024 shirt to participate. Family members and civilian staff are more than welcome to participate as well. The...

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HPD Detective Bobby Garten Memorial T-Shirt Sale

Pre-Orders are open in memory of another great one who was taken far too soon, September 6th of this year! Available until December 1st. Long sleeves, short sleeves & decals. Items will ship around December 6th. Honored to have worked with members of the HPD FOP Lodge 30 & Detective Garten’s Unit Family on this.

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EOW 09/06/2023 - Robert “Bobby” Garten

Hartford Police Detective Robert “Bobby” Garten, 34 of Newington, CT died tragically in the line of duty on Wednesday, September 6, 2023 when his police cruiser was struck by a vehicle fleeing a traffic stop.

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Meet Dan And Alice

When Dan Rosenthal traveled to Louisiana last year as a volunteer with the FOP Disaster Area Response Team (DART) following Hurricane Ida, he saw firsthand the toll natural disasters take on the law enforcement officers whose lives at work and home have been drastically impacted. “They’re working 12-hour shifts, and meanwhile, their house could be in some state of destruction,” said Rosenthal, who retired from the Bloomfield (Conn.) Police Department after 22 years of service in 2002. �...

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Raffle Winners!

Members of The Hartford Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #30,Congratulations to all the listed winners. The winners are: 1st Prize: Ruger Mini 14 7.62 x 39 -- Ernesto Perez 2nd Prize: Mossberg 12 GA pump shotgun -- Joe Smiles 3rd Prize: Glock #48 9mm -- Roswell Davis Jr. 4th Prize: Tisas 45 ACP 1911-A1 -- Pete Gatzen 5th Prize: Sig Sauer P365 -- Sean Cunningham 6th Prize: S&W 22 Cal target pistol -- Will Diaz 7th Prize: Stop and Shop $400.00 Gift card -- Yarelis R...

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