Malloy Signs Bill to Promote Greater Scrutiny of Police Through Disclosure of Arrest Information – CTNewsJunkie.com

By Elizabeth Regan Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed a bill late last week to bring arrest details to light as part of the state’s sunshine law ensuring public access to government records and proceedings. The new provisions in Connecticut’s Freedom Continue reading Malloy Signs Bill to Promote Greater Scrutiny of Police Through Disclosure of Arrest Information – CTNewsJunkie.com

Open arrest records bill amended – West Hartford News

By Elizabeth Regan ctnewsjunkie.com HARTFORD >> The head of the state’s Freedom of Information Commission was among those surprised to learn a bill that would make arrest information available to the public was amended Monday by the Judiciary Committee. Commission Continue reading Open arrest records bill amended – West Hartford News

Don’t Let Police Decide What Public Should Know – Hartford Courant Editorial

The cause of open government in Connecticut has taken extraordinarily hard knocks of late, undermining this state’s once-sterling reputation nationally for valuing openness and promoting the free flow of information. One of the hardest was a disappointing state Supreme Court Continue reading Don’t Let Police Decide What Public Should Know – Hartford Courant Editorial