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 cfogessay@aol.com 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 […]