The following video shows Bloomfield Police Department's Acting
Police Chief James Behre speaking at a council meeting.
Acting Chief Behre lays out a history of Councilman Carlos Bernard
asking for favors including ticket fixing, favorable treatment for
Hispanic officers, and violating the chain of command by contacting
officers directly with assignments.
Less than 48 hours later, Acting Chief Behre was placed on
The town claims that the leave was unrelated to Acting Chief Behre's
comments at the council meeting.
We will be watching this situation closely.