Enfield Police Chief Carl Sferrazza said each retired officer has decades of police experience and was given a physical and psychological exam before being hired as school security.
The Enfield Board of Education voted Wednesday night to settle a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Connecticut and a group called Americans United for Separation of Church and State.
Jonathan J. Einhorn, attorney for Amed Villa, said Villa will plead not guilty when he is arraigned Thursday in U.S. District Court in New Haven.
The million-dollar bust began with an investigation by FBI agents in Newark, but the big prescription drug bust stretches up and down the East Coast.
“I’m certainly hoping that it will be successful. It will allow the state to recover hundreds of millions of dollars in sales that we’re currently losing; obviously having a good impact on employment,” Gov. Malloy said.
An Enfield High School teacher who had faced sexual assault charges for spanking a misbehaving female student has been sentenced on reduced charges.