Editorial: Police in need of transparency – New Haven Register

06/03/2020 – By Mike Savino George Floyd’s death at the hands, or rather knee, of a Minnesota police officer demonstrates the difficulty in holding law enforcement accountable. (Read More)

‘Gotta cover our a**’ CT state police video leads to $50K settlement – CTPost

02/25/2020 – By Lisa Backus A free speech advocate charged by State Police while protesting a 2015 drunken driving checkpoint will receive a $50,000 settlement to end his federal lawsuit Read More …

State police won’t release trooper’s file in DUI case – NewsTimes

02/27/2020 – By Peter Yankowski State Police this week said they will not release the personnel records of a state police sergeant charged with driving under the influence in a Read More …

Mike Savino: A win for disclosure in Connecticut – Waterbury Republican-American

02/23/2020 – By Mike Savino On Feb. 13 the Connecticut Freedom of Information Commission ordered the state police to undergo training on the state’s open-government laws because of frequent violations. Read More …

Former police chief Matthew Reed has his dream job as an attorney for the Freedom of Information Commission – Waterbury Republican-American

07/07/19 – By Gabriella DeBenedictis HARTFORD — Matthew Reed sits below a giant poster of the Constitution in his office at the state Freedom of Information Commission in Hartford. Relics Read More …

Minority legislators aid abuse of their own people – Journal Inquirer

06/01/19 – By Chris Powell Sometimes elected officials who have many black and Hispanic constituents demand accountability from police. But the other day black and Hispanic members of the state Read More …

Contract would limit disclosure of troopers’ personnel files – Associated Press

05/31/19 – By Dave Collins HARTFORD — A proposed new contract for Connecticut State Police includes new restrictions on the public release of information in troopers’ personnel files, drawing concerns Read More …