Uncovering the Police – Seigenthaler Report

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Wallingford man challenges arrest for filming Waterbury PD – Waterbury Republican-American

11/04/19 – By Jonathan Shugarts WATERBURY – A Wallingford man’s “First Amendment audit” of the city’s police department that was recently posted online has led to his arrest, but his Read More …

Bridgeport police footage raises more questions about reporter’s arrest – Connecticut Post

10/31/19 – By Ethan Fry BRIDGEPORT — Police brass took more than five months to explain the detention and subsequent “unarrest” of a journalist during a contentious protest but footage Read More …

UConn students’ arrest raises questions about First Amendment protections – Hartford Courant

10/26/19 – By Daniela Altimari Civil liberties groups are raising constitutional questions about this week’s arrest of two University of Connecticut students caught on video repeatedly uttering a racist slur Read More …

Bridgeport police chief issues explanation, apology for reporter’s arrest – Hearst Connecticut Newspapers

10/22/19 – By Brian Lockhart BRIDGEPORT — Five months after his officers detained a Hearst Connecticut Media reporter covering a May 9 protest, Police Chief Armando Perez issued a written Read More …

Government agencies can’t stop employees from talking to the press. Here’s why. – Poynter.org

10/15/19 – By Frank LaMonte During the 35-day government shutdown that spanned last year’s Christmastime holidays, journalists searched for ways to humanize the impact of a month’s lost income on Read More …

Arrest of reporter in Bridgeport was an abuse of power – The Day of New London

05/15/19 – Editorial The arrest by Bridgeport police of a news reporter who was doing her job covering a protest appears to be a gross abuse of power and a Read More …

Questions remain after arrests at Bridgeport protest – Connecticut Post

05/15/19 – By Tara O’Neill BRIDGEPORT — Little information on the arrest of 11 protestors in Bridgeport last week has been released by the city or its police department. (Read Read More …

Muffling the Media Won’t Work – New Haven Register

05/12/19 – By James Walker An incident between a reporter and Bridgeport police Thursday night should not only concern every journalist in the state of Connecticut but also sound a Read More …

Reporter detained while covering Bridgeport demonstration – Waterbury Republican-American

05/10/19 – By Martha Shanahan Police handcuffed and detained a reporter with Hearst Connecticut Media for about 30 minutes while she was on assignment covering a demonstration on the anniversary Read More …