The historic declines coincide with a demand for equity as racial disparities in the incarcerated populate have widened during COVID-19.
Police task force seeks wider applicant pool for watchdog role
The task force sent four recommendations — and two that didn’t get unanimous approval— to lawmakers for the 2021 session.
‘This is life in this country.’ D.C. Trump riots echo racial violence throughout U.S. history, CT leaders say
The chaos unfolding in Washington is a forcible reminder about white privilege in this country, black leaders say.
Law enforcement must change its approach to people with disabilities, parents tell Police Task Force
Police relations with people with psychiatric, developmental and intellectual disabilities have been a common concern.
‘Either there’s a serious fear, or a serious disregard for black and brown lives’: A CT activist’s path forward
Daryl McGraw uses his own history with incarceration to help others.
Demand grows for lawmakers to act on police accountability reforms
As a task force met to discuss police accountability reforms, faith leaders announced they will fast for part of each day until a special legislative session is convened.