Posts For Category: "police departments"

Legislators Urged To Undo Court Ruling That Lets Police Suppress Arrest Details – Hartford Courant

Police departments in Connecticut don’t have to release much information about arrests that they make — not in a timely manner, anyway — and open-government advocates are now saying that legislators need to pass a bill to increase disclosure requirements. While some police chiefs see a value in explaining the circumstances under which people are […]

CFOG announces its 2015 High School Essay Contest

CONTACT: Mary Connolly Jan. 13, 2015 The Connecticut Foundation for Open Government announces its 2015 High School Essay Contest. Each year, high school students from across Connecticut compete for prizes that include $1,000 for first place, $500 for second place, $300 for third place and numerous $50 honorable mention prizes. CFOG is a nonprofit […]