Body cam footage shows Norwalk cop taken to ground during arrest – The Hour

11/16/19 – By Pat Tomlinson NORWALK — State police have released body camera footage showing a veteran Norwalk police officer being taken to the ground for allegedly resisting arrest after Read More …

Public information watchdog: Body cam footage of Norwalk cop’s DUI should be released – The Hour

11/14/19 – By Pat Tomlinson NORWALK — Connecticut’s public information watchdog group disagrees with the state police’s decision to deny the release of body cam footage that allegedly shows a Read More …

Uncovering the Police – Seigenthaler Report

Check out the latest white paper in our resources section. Uncovering The Police – By Jack McElroy.  

Letter to the Editor: Lamont pledged to uphold FOI Act but didn’t – Hartford Courant

06/14/19 – By Michele Jacklin During the 2018 gubernatorial campaign, candidate Ned Lamont signed a pledge vowing that he would uphold the state’s groundbreaking, 44-year-old Freedom of Information Act. The Read More …

‘It’s a Pretty Apparent Conflict’: First Selectman Voices Concern About Parks & Rec Commissioner – New Canaanite

05/12/18 – By Michael Dinan An appointed town official is risking a conflict of interest due to her position on a private nonprofit organization whose work involves the very area Read More …

Editorial: Police secrecy bill should be defeated – The Litchfield County Times

03/13/19 – By Hearst Connecticut Media Group Editorial Board The public does not need more secrecy from police. If anything, there should be less. (Read More)

Seized evidence should not be kept secret – Connecticut Mirror

03/11/19 – By Michael Savino The Connecticut Council on Freedom of Information advocates, on behalf of the news media and other open government advocates, to preserve the public’s right to Read More …

Bill would allow too much police secrecy – The Day of New London

03/10/19 – By The Day Editorial Board Imagine that the son of a local politician is arrested on charges that the business he operates is a front for illegal drugs Read More …

Editorial: Police investigations are, and must remain, public – Hartford Courant

03/10/19 – By Editorial The Connecticut Supreme Court got it right in October when it ruled that documents seized in the course of a police investigation are public. But now, a bill in Read More …

Top prosecutor says bill that would have kept Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza’s writings secret is needed to protect privacy rights – Hartford Courant

03/06/19 – by Dave Altimari Chief State’s Attorney Kevin Kane told legislators Wednesday he was surprised the state Supreme Court released Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza’s private documents and that Read More …