Chief State’s Attorney Richard Colangelo Jr. says his hiring of a state budget official’s daughter is under review.
Many law enforcement officials are using George Floyd’s death to support police reform in Connecticut. Not Chief State’s Attorney Richard Colangelo.
To prevent a COVID-19 outbreak in the state’s court houses, all jury trials are suspended but courts remain open.
The appointment came after a daylong series of interviews of four finalists, who grappled with prosecutors’ role in high rates of incarceration nationwide.
John J. Russotto, who has worked for the Division of Criminal Justice for 22 years, will serve as the acting chief state’s attorney after Kevin Kane retires on Nov. 1.