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Chief's future remains uncertain in New Haven

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Police Chief Dean Esserman (WFSB) Police Chief Dean Esserman (WFSB)
NEW HAVEN, CT (WFSB) -

The future of New Haven's police chief remains unknown to the public.

Eyewitness News has learned that Dean Esserman and Mayor Toni Harp have not spoken since last Friday, the day of their meeting.

Esserman was initially put on a 15-day paid leave for conduct at a local restaurant.

He is now on a medical leave.

Activists said they'll be holding a community meeting on the chief on Saturday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Stetson Library on Dixwell Avenue.

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