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Saturday, January 26, 2008

[CT] Officer Durgin's firing - Ex-girlfriend, ex-wife, & female co-workers not mentioned in current news

...It took more than an hour to read all the charges against Officer Durgin... Durgin has also been arrested three times for a variety of charges including larceny, worker's compensation fraud and tampering with and intimidation of a witness...

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(Note: Interesting that Durgin is now being fired because there was an illusion of him being fired last October, when he was "removed from the force." Now we know the difference.)

Second Madison officer fired for misconduct

Boston Globe
January 25, 2008
Madison officials have fired a second police officer who was caught up in an internal affairs investigation into misconduct, including alleged encounters with prostitutes. Police commissioners voted 5-0 Friday to terminate Officer Bernard Durgin, who is one of four town officers accused of consorting with prostitutes dozens of times over the course of a year while on duty. Durgin was charged in the internal investigation with conduct unbecoming an officer and violating his oath of office...

Another Madison officer goes before police commission
WTNH, CT
Posted Jan. 25, 2008
...Officer Bernard Durgin faced a laundry list of charges stemming from an internal investigation. The panel decided to fire him for violating his oath of office and conduct unbecoming of an officer. The results of the investigation claim that Durgin had met with known, convicted felons and that he'd helped to establish a motorcycle gang in New Haven called "The Poor Boys". It took more than an hour to read all the charges against Officer Durgin and the details of this case. "In this particular case the officer's behavior was awful and the evidence was overwhelming," said the chairman of the police commission, Emil Geisenheimer. Officer Durgin has also been arrested three times for a variety of charges including larceny, worker's compensation fraud and tampering with and intimidation of a witness...

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