§ 7-274 Establishment of town police commissions
§ 7-275 Meetings of commissioners. Vacancies
§ 7-276 Powers of commissioners
§ 7-277 Town to bear expense
§ 7-277a Police assistance agreements
§ 7-277b Reimbursement for body-worn or electronic defense weapon recording equipment, data storage devices or services and dashboard cameras with a remote recorder
§ 7-278 Hearing prior to dismissal of municipal police head. Just cause requirement. Appeal
§ 7-279 Subpoena to appear before municipal police commissioners
§ 7-280 Witness fees
§ 7-281 Execution of criminal process in towns, cities and boroughs. Execution of arrest warrants
§ 7-281a Free use of COLLECT system
§ 7-282 Municipal accident and police records
§ 7-282a Reporting of bomb incidents
§ 7-282b Automatic telephone alarms
§ 7-282c Filing and dissemination of reports re missing children, missing youths and certain missing persons
§ 7-282d Imposition of traffic ticket quotas prohibited
§ 7-282e Recording of incidents of use of physical force or discharge of a firearm
§ 7-283 Employment of private detectives
§ 7-284 Police protection at places of amusement
§ 7-285 Sale of unclaimed goods by police departments
§ 7-286 Police matrons in certain cities
§ 7-287 Female prisoners under care of police matron
§ 7-288 Duty of police matron
§ 7-289 Qualifications of matron; salary; removal
§ 7-290 Separate station for female prisoners
§ 7-291 Police surgeons
§ 7-291a Efforts re recruitment, retention and promotion of minority police officers
§ 7-291b Guidelines re recruitment, retention and promotion of minority police officers
§ 7-291c Prohibition against hiring police officer dismissed for malfeasance or who resigned or retired while under investigation
§ 7-292 Adoption of forty-hour week for policemen
§ 7-293 Work week
§ 7-294 Earnings not affected
§ 7-294a Police Officer Standards and Training Council: Definitions
§ 7-294b Members of council. Holding of other office
§ 7-294c Annual report
§ 7-294d Powers of council. Certification of police officers, police training schools and law enforcement instructors. Refusal to renew, cancellation or revocation of certification. Automatic certification. Exemptions
§ 7-294e Recertification of police officers. Regulations
§ 7-294f State and local police training programs to include course on sexual assault investigation and rape crisis intervention
§ 7-294g State and local police training programs to provide training re domestic violence, child abuse, and suicide intervention procedures
§ 7-294h State and local police training programs to provide training on the handling of juvenile matters
§ 7-294l State and local police training programs to provide training on gang-related violence
§ 7-294m Instruction re new legal developments for municipal chief law enforcement officers
§ 7-294n State and local police training programs to provide training on crimes motivated by bigotry or bias
§ 7-294o Development and implementation of policy re missing person reports. Training
§ 7-294p Connecticut Police Academy. Maintenance and operation. Municipal police officer training and education extension account
§ 7-294q State and local police training programs to provide training on eyewitness identification procedures
§ 7-294s State and local police training programs to provide training in the use of physical force and body-worn recording equipment and cultural competency and sensitivity training
§ 7-294t Eyewitness Identification and Emerging Technologies Task Force
§ 7-294x Council to provide training to public school security personnel
§ 7-294y State and local police policy on the handling and processing of juvenile matters
§ 7-294z Use of radar devices by state and municipal police officers
§ 7-294aa Reinstatement of state or municipal police officers upon return from participation in international peacekeeping operations
§ 7-294bb State and local police policy concerning complaints from the public alleging misconduct committed by law enforcement personnel
§ 7-294cc Development and promulgation of policy and form re police use of electronic defense weapons
§ 7-294dd Reimbursement for cost of police officer certification
§ 7-294ee Adoption and maintenance of minimum standards and practices for the administration and management of law enforcement units
§ 7-295 Acceptance of part
§ 7-296 Reserve fund of police department
§ 7-297 Veteran reserve; retirement; death benefits
§ 7-298 Removal of policemen not restricted
§ 7-299 City ordinances
§ 7-300 Establishment of funds in towns and boroughs
§ 7-301 Establishment of fire department
§ 7-302 Hearing prior to dismissal of fire department head. Appeal
§ 7-303 “Municipality”, “work” and “duty” defined
§ 7-304 Participation of municipalities
§ 7-305 Work week
§ 7-306 Earnings
§ 7-307 Age requirement for veterans
§ 7-308 Liability of volunteer firefighter, volunteer ambulance member or volunteer fire police officer
§ 7-309 Liability for damage caused by motor vehicle used for fire fighting
§ 7-310 Operation of fire equipment in and provision of personnel and assistance to other municipality
§ 7-310a Municipal and volunteer fire department fire apparatus inspection, maintenance and testing requirements
§ 7-311 Liability for delay in reporting fire or other emergency
§ 7-312 Liability as to use of water holes
§ 7-313 Fire police
§ 7-313a Fire police
§ 7-313b Authority of fire department officer to order removal of persons
§ 7-313c Indemnification for educational expenses
§ 7-313d Local fire department’s authority to inspect state facilities
§ 7-313e Authority of fire officer during emergency
§ 7-313f Authority of fire chiefs at certain state facilities
§ 7-313g “Firefighter” defined
§ 7-313h Firefighters cancer relief account
§ 7-313i Firefighters cancer relief subcommittee established. Determination and remittance of wage replacement benefits
§ 7-313j Firefighters cancer relief program established
§ 7-313k Annual report re firefighters cancer relief account and firefighters cancer relief program
§ 7-314 Definitions. Exemption from Freedom of Information Act
§ 7-314a Death, disability and injury benefits. Presumption
§ 7-314b Collection of workers’ compensation benefits by volunteer firefighters and members of volunteer ambulance services
§ 7-314c Assumption of liability by the state for volunteer firefighters
§ 7-322a Benefits for volunteers rendering service to another fire company
§ 7-322b Volunteers serving in municipality where employed. Fire and ambulance leaves. Enactment by municipality. List of participating members. Benefits
§ 7-322c Employers prohibited from discharging or discriminating against employees who are volunteer firefighters or members of volunteer ambulance services due to volunteer service. Remedies
§ 7-322d Election of officers. Ballots exempt from Freedom of Information Act
§ 7-323 Application of part
§ 7-323a Definitions
§ 7-323b Acceptance of part
§ 7-323c Benefit fund established
§ 7-323d Actuarial studies of fund experience
§ 7-323e Benefits
§ 7-323f Insurance policies to provide benefits authorized
§ 7-323g Withdrawal of acceptance
§ 7-323h Municipal liability for maintaining benefits
§ 7-323i Administration of fund
§ 7-323j Definitions
§ 7-323k Commission on Fire Prevention and Control
§ 7-323l Duties of Commission on Fire Prevention and Control. Regulations
§ 7-323m Exceptions, voluntary cooperation
§ 7-323n Office of State Fire Administration
§ 7-323o State Fire Administrator, appointment and duties
§ 7-323p State fire school. Training and education extension account. Auxiliary services account
§ 7-323q Indemnification of fire service instructors
§ 7-323r Supplemental grant award remittance program for volunteer fire companies providing services on limited access highways or on the Berlin Turnpike or a section of Route 8
§ 7-323s Model guidelines re municipal emergency personnel. Municipal agreements re volunteer service of paid emergency personnel
§ 7-323t Municipal contracts prohibiting paid emergency personnel from volunteer service
§ 7-323u Regional fire school. Notice and hearing. Appeals. Regulations
§ 7-291d Employment protection of police officer who seeks or receives mental health care services. Return to duty. Law enforcement unit liability
§ 7-294ff Development of model critical incident and peer support policy. Policy adoption. Provision of peer support and mental health referral services
§ 7-294gg State and local police training programs to provide training on resilience and self-care techniques
§ 7-313l Firefighter training on resilience and self-care techniques

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 104 - Municipal Police and Fire Protection

  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • another: may extend and be applied to communities, companies, corporations, public or private, limited liability companies, societies and associations. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • banks: shall include all incorporated banks. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Freedom of Information Act: A federal law that mandates that all the records created and kept by federal agencies in the executive branch of government must be open for public inspection and copying. The only exceptions are those records that fall into one of nine exempted categories listed in the statute. Source: OCC
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • legislative body: means : (1) As applied to unconsolidated towns, the town meeting. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Majority leader: see Floor Leaders
  • Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
  • month: means a calendar month, and the word "year" means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Ordinance: means an enactment under the provisions of §. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • President pro tempore: A constitutionally recognized officer of the Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the Vice President. The President Pro Tempore (or, "president for a time") is elected by the Senate and is, by custom, the Senator of the majority party with the longest record of continuous service.
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Victim advocate: work with prosecutors and assist the victims of a crime.