Jim Barrett has a rich history of service to our country and to our Hartford community. He is currently a Hartford Police Officer assigned as a City Hall Community Service Officer (Downtown walk beat) for the past 13 years. He serves the downtown area enforcing the law as well as community outreach with a passion for taking care of our cities Veterans and our homeless population.
Jim served 21 years as an Army Combat Veteran served 3 tours of duty overseas in Iraq / Bosnia. He trained soldiers in Germany to fight in the Middle East.
Jim served 7 years in the Connecticut Department of Corrections as both a Correction Officer and with imitates that been identified with Gang affiliation (Security Risk Group). He also served 5 years in the Tactical Operations Unit with the Connecticut Emergency Response Team.