Paul Cavalier

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Service Record

Agency New Haven Connecticut Police Department
Rank Officer
Dates of Service Ended in 2021.[1]
Last Known Status Retired.[1]
Agency East Haven Connecticut Police Department
Rank Officer
Dates of Service Hired in December 2020.[2]
Last Known Status Administrative Leave[2]


2016 Unit Citation and Letter of Recognition

In 2016, Cavalier received a Unit Citation and a Letter of Recognition from the New Haven Police Department.[3]

2018 Unit Citation

On November 30, 2018, Cavalier received a Unit Citation from the New Haven Police Department.[4]

Incident Reports

2022 Pornographic Videos

In 2022, the department became aware of pornographic videos of Cavalier that had been posted online.[2]

Response Timeline

The department opened an internal investigation.[2]

On September 14, 2022, Cavalier was placed on administrative leave.[2]

LEO Ratings

Training and Tactics rating: neutral
Protect & Serve rating: neutral
Individual Rights rating: neutral
Accountability and Integrity rating: neutral
Off Duty rating: bad
Ratings Definitions


  1. 1.0 1.1 Thomas Breen, City Gov’t Departures Start Stacking Up, New Haven Independent, 2021-03-21
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Kathy Reakes, CT Police Officer Placed On Leave After Porn Videos Surface Online, Daily Voice, 2022-09-20
  3. Markeshia Ricks, Call It The Cop Oscars, New Haven Independent, 2016-05-12
  4. 2018 Awards Ceremony, Department of Police Services, 2018-11-30