Stamford Officials to Hold News Conference on Investigation Into City Animal Control Center

Wednesday, Jun 18, 2014  |  Updated 11:41 AM EDT
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Stamford Officials to Hold News Conference on Investigation Into City Animal Control Center

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Stamford city officials will reveal more information on Wednesday about the investigation into allegations of problems with the adoption of and handling of aggressive dogs at the Stamford Animal Control Center/

In May, dog adoptions were stopped on a temporary basis as the Stamford Police Department; Office of Public Safety, Health and Welfare; and the City of Stamford Human Resources Division began investigating allegations that the City Animal Control Center has "failed to follow state guidelines and proper procedures regarding the adoption of and the control of potentially aggressive dogs," according to a news release from Stamford Police.

Officials said in May that this was a personnel matter.

A news conference will be held in the mayor's office at 2:30 p.m. 

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