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About Dave Daniels


Lieutenant David Daniels (Retired) proudly has 25+ years of service as a Bridgeport Police Department Officer and is a Bridgeport, Connecticut native and still resides in the city. During his career, David worked in the Patrol, Communications, Internal Affairs, Recruiting and the Community Services Divisions Obtaining the rank of Sergeant in 8 years, David was then promoted to Lieutenant just 2 years later. Early on in his career, David was a leader in teaching the Drug Abuse Resistance Education Program (D.A.R.E.) to public and Parochial Schools in the district, as well as the Gang Resistance Education and Training Programs (GREAT). Loving his community, David also organized residential Block Watches and provided Security Surveys for residence and businesses around the city. While in charge of the Community Services Division, David instituted free food and toy give a ways for the community. Having a love of basketball and a passion for helping the children, David created, organized and lead the Officer Friendly Basketball Camp that lasted nearly 20 years within the community.

Lieutenant Daniels’ leadership was unwavering as he served as President of The Bridgeport Guardians for 5 terms, a term as Vice President of the NBPA (National Black Police Association) Northeastern Region and the very first, President of the NABLEO (The National Association of Black Law Enforcement Officers).

Lieutenant Daniels’ dedication and hard work has been acknowledged with several national, regional and local awards and citations to include; The State of Connecticut Legacy Citation and both the NABLEO Presidential Award and Lifetime Achievement Awards.

During his retirement, Mr. Daniels periodically provides consultant work for the NBA Rookie Transition program in New York and leads workshops on taking promotional exams for the Charlotte-Mech Police Department. He is also a former on air DJ for WYBC radio in New Haven, Connecticut, the creator of the ongoing Bridgeport Jazz Fest and a proud published author.

Contact Details


David Daniels Consulting
P.O. Box 5355
Bridgeport, CT 06610

To Inspire You

We black men have a hard enough time in our own struggle for justice, and already have enough enemies as it is, to make the drastic mistake of attacking each other and adding more weight to an already unbearable load.

Malcolm X

Today In History

  • In 1863- The Fifty-Fourth Massachusetts Colored Regiment launched its assault on Fort Wagner, South Carolina. Sgt. William H. Carney won Congressional Medal of Honor for his bravery in the charge and became the first Black soldier to receive the coveted award.

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