What Should Remain Public Information In Criminal Investigations? – CTNewsJunkie.com

03/07/19 – By Jack Kramer HARTFORD, CT — Whether the public should have access to all evidence seized in a criminal investigation was the subject of a Judiciary Committee public Read More …

Bill would expand police secrecy – CTPost

03/06/19 – By Ken Dixon HARTFORD — A battle broke out Wednesday between law enforcement officials who want to expand their secrecy protections and those promoting the public’s right to Read More …

Lamont wants criminal justice information compiled, made public – The Day

02/25/19 – By Karen Florin The state is poised, after more than a decade of effort and the expenditure of approximately $55 million, to fully implement a Connecticut Information Sharing Read More …

Sen. Alex Bergstein pays Capitol aide out of her own pocket, raises eyebrows in Hartford – Hartford Courant

02/22/19 – By Neil Vigdor Alex Bergstein disrupted the status quo at the ballot box and now the first Democratic state senator from Greenwich in 90 years is doing the Read More …

CFOG’s 2019 High School Essay Contest

CFOG has announced the topics for its 2019 High School Essay Contest. (Read More)

Documents reveal fired Meriden police captain secretly recorded meetings – Meriden Record-Journal

02/09/19 – By Matthew Zabierek MERIDEN — Former police captain Patrick Gaynor, who is contesting his July 2017 termination before the state labor board, could face new discipline if he Read More …

Bill’s objective: opacity in government – Waterbury Republican-American

02/10/19 – By Red Jahncke Beware politicians trying to limit transparency in government, especially when they want to maintain their own access to information but deny it to the public. Read More …

Illegally Secret Cop Drug Policy Released – New Haven Independent

02/08/19 – By Christopher Peak Former pot smokers, ravers and drunk drivers are all welcome to join New Haven’s police force. (Read More)

Bill seeks to limit access to voter registration data in Connecticut – Meriden Record-Journal

02/08/19 – By Mary Ellen Godin A bipartisan House bill would prohibit the disclosure of voter registration data for commercial purposes but would make some information available to election and Read More …

CCFOI statement against sealing criminal records to help people get housing

February 7, 2019 The Honorable Dennis Bradley, Senate Chair The Honorable Brandon McGee, House Chair Housing Committee Connecticut General Assembly Legislative Office Building, Room 2700 Hartford, Connecticut 06106 Dear Chairmen Read More …