Longtime Capt. James Viadero leaves Bridgeport Police Department

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Viadero became a sergeant in 1992, lieutenant in 1998 and captain in 2009. (Credit: News 12)

After 29 years with the Bridgeport Police Department, Capt. James Viadero is looking back at his career as he prepares to become the new police chief in Middlebury.

Viadero joined the force in 1985. He became a sergeant in 1992, lieutenant in 1998 and captain in 2009.

Viadero says he was proud to have found the killer of 23-year-old Kelly Lombard in 2004 and to have helped solve a triple...

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