The special prosecutor will investigate police officers’ use of deadly force and, if necessary, prosecute them.
It remains unclear how many municipal police officers are wearing body cameras and how many still need them.
Senate action Wednesday likely ensured House passage of a bill expunging criminal records of thousands of Connecticut residents.
Under the bill, the changes governing police officers’ use of deadly force would go into effect Jan. 1, 2022.
Gov. Ned Lamont has proposed ‘right-sizing’ Connecticut’s correctional system due to a decade-long decline in the prison population.
Kathy Evans of West Hartford now works with the Denver police as a clinical social worker. She rides with police and responds to calls where often her expertise is more valuable than the traditional tools of a police officer. Each workday morning at 6 a.m., Katharine “Kathy” Evans turns out for roll call at the […]
It’s not clear what happens next.
The union argues pending Freedom of Information requests will cause “immediate and irreparable harm” if certain documents are released.
Gov. Ned Lamont’s ceremonial signing of the police accountability bill opened with flattery of the police who fought its passage.
Gov. Ned Lamont will sign a police accountability bill as officials consider how to implement a measure so bitterly fought by cops.
The state Senate gave final legislative approval early Wednesday of a sweeping police accountability bill.
The state House of Representatives voted Friday morning to pass an ambitious police reform bill.
Democratic leaders struggled to keep its majority caucus united behind passage of a sweeping police accountability bill Thursday.
State religious leaders, prominent voices in the push for police accountability, hope the bill before lawmakers passes.
State’s attorneys say they need it to investigative police use of deadly force. Advocates fear a “legislative slippery slope.”