Police relations with people with psychiatric, developmental and intellectual disabilities have been a common concern.
Police Chief Armando Perez and David Dunn were charged with fraud for allegedly rigging the 2018 police chief exam.
Gov. Lamont says he will hold a meeting Friday with CIAC conference and health officials to discuss the issue.
Courts’ use of competency exams increased while the criminal docket shrunk between 2015 and 2019.
Protests against police brutality still roar across the nation from the front page to cable news. But if we put an ear to the ground, we can also hear the network of activity rising in reaction to systemic racism and violence. It’s known as mutual aid, and it has its roots in the earliest history of Connecticut.
Coronavirus, we have been told countless times, has knocked “government as we know it” into a cocked hat. Purely as a practical matter, we in Connecticut have no fully operative legislature or judiciary. This means that our usual three legged governmental stool – legislative, judicial and executive branches of government – is lacking two legs. Only the executive department, in the person of Gov. Ned Lamont, is operating on all cylinders and at, some would say, excessive speed.