May 1, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | May 1, 2015 10:30am
The head of the state’s Freedom of Information Commission was among those surprised to learn that a bill that would make arrest information available to the public was amended Monday by the Judiciary Committee.
April 30, 2015
by Susan Bigelow | April 30, 2015 10:20pm
April 29, 2015
by Jason Ortiz | April 29, 2015 9:30am
Another man, Freddie Gray, is dead because we have created a culture in which our police force places itself above the laws they enforce, and they treat poor communities as the enemy.
April 28, 2015
by Christine Stuart | April 28, 2015 2:34pm
The General Assembly’s Public Safety and Security Committee gave the thumbs up Tuesday to a bill that increases the amount of training police officers receive regarding the use of excessive force, but they removed a section that would have mandated that officers wear body cameras.
April 22, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | April 22, 2015 8:30am
The General Assembly’s Appropriations Committee approved a three-year contract between Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration and the Connecticut State Police that will increase troopers’ wages nine percent by 2018 while removing the prospect of longevity pay for new recruits.
April 20, 2015
by Christine Stuart | April 20, 2015 3:21pm
April 15, 2015
by Cara Rosner | April 15, 2015 6:09pm
Proponents told members of the Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee on Wednesday that bringing keno to Connecticut is essential to keeping the state’s lottery competitive with other states’, while opponents decried the game as a short-sighted and ill-advised way to generate revenue.
April 13, 2015
by Christine Stuart | April 13, 2015 8:22pm
April 10, 2015
by James H. Smith | April 10, 2015 3:15pm
Our state Supreme Court ruled last summer that all anyone needs to know is the name of someone arrested, the date, and where the arrest took place. That’s it. 911 tapes? No way. Crime scene photos? Absolutely not. Race of the person arrested? Nope. Criminal record of the person arrested? No way. Nada. Nothing.
April 7, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | April 7, 2015 5:18pm
Police departments in Groton, Granby, and Waterbury and state police troops in Tolland and Hartford are more likely to stop black and Hispanic drivers, according to a study conducted by the Institute for Municipal Regional Policy.