The Department of Correction refused to release a report from the investigation, and denied a CT Mirror request for video footage of the birth.
A year after the Department of Correction took over inmate medical care, the system remains plagued by staffing shortages that workers say puts patients at risk.
Lawmakers passed several bills in the first legislative session of Gov. Ned Lamont’s tenure that build on his predecessor’s landmark criminal justice reforms.
The workers said chronic staffing shortages and forced overtime have created a dangerous situation for both employees and patients.
The study looked at 542,000 traffic stops conducted by 107 law enforcement departments across Connecticut in 2017. Statewide, about 30 percent of drivers who were pulled over that year were minorities.
Hospitals officials told Whiting task force members the number of harmful incidents last month at the maximum security psychiatric facility decreased by almost 60 percent compared to May 2018.
The bill requires law enforcement to change the way they publicly release information after use-of-force incidents and prohibits police officers from firing into fleeing vehicles.
With just hours remaining in the 2019 legislative session, Republicans and Democrats blamed one another for the death of a bill that would have expanded Connecticut residents’ voting access.
Lawmakers gave final passage Tuesday to a bill designed to sharply increase, and retain, the number of teachers of color in Connecticut classrooms.