The special prosecutor will investigate police officers’ use of deadly force and, if necessary, prosecute them.
Wanted: Special prosecutor to investigate police use of deadly force
Defense attorneys, judges and law professors with prosecutorial experience are encouraged to apply.
Amid a reckoning on police violence, Criminal Justice Commission deadlocks on inspector general nomination
It’s not clear what happens next.
Democratic lawmakers ask DOJ watchdog to investigate Barr, Durham
Democratic lawmakers, including Sen. Richard Blumenthal, are concerned that Durham’s probe is being used to influence the election.
Coast Guard Academy failed to address racial harassment incidents or punish offenders, IG report says
An inspector general verified 16 allegations of race-based harassment, but said in many cases nothing was done about them.
Durham rejects ‘some conclusions’ of Horowitz report
Connecticut U.S. Attorney John Durham is conducting his own probe into how the Russia investigations were initiated.
IG report: Coast Guard Academy retaliated against whistleblower who reported racial bias
WASHINGTON – Federal investigators determined the Coast Guard Academy in New London retaliated against a black, female officer after she complained she was bullied and harassed. The academy is also under congressional investigation for allegations of racial discrimination, harassment and bullying.
Inspector General investigating Interior’s handling of CT tribes’ casino issue
The Interior Department’s official watchdog on Monday confirmed it is investigating why the agency rebuffed a request by Connecticut tribes to approve changes to its gaming compact needed to win state support for a new casino in East Windsor.
Federal watchdogs knock Pentagon, Pratt on F-35 engine
WASHINGTON — Federal investigators Monday detailed a number of problems with Pratt & Whitney’s F135 engine program for the F-35 fighter jet and urged the Pentagon to be a better watchdog of the program.
Partisan battles keeping Schwartz from VA job
WASHINGTON – As deep problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs come to light, Congress continues to stall on key VA administrative nominees, including that of Linda Schwartz of Connecticut, named to be the agency’s assistant secretary of policy and planning.
Himes says VA chief Shinseki must go
Washington – Rep. Jim Himes, D-4th District, on Thursday became the first member of Connecticut’s congressional delegation to call for the resignation of Eric Shinseki, the embattled secretary of Veterans Affairs.
DeLauro says no problems at West Haven VA medical center
WASHINGTON– There may be problems at veterans’ hospitals and clinics across the nation — problems severe enough to require congressional hearings and federal investigations – but everything is fine at New Haven’s VA facility, says Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-3rd District.