Public Hearings Scheduled for FOI Task Force

The Task Force on Victim Privacy and Public’s Right to Know will host two public hearings in October, to solicit input from the public regarding a state law that limits crime scene documents after¬†homicides.

The public hearings are scheduled for:

The task force will also hear testimony from public officials and other experts during its regularly scheduled meeting Oct. 2 in Hartford.

All members of the public are invited to attend, to give testimony about the task force’s mission — to determine the balance between victim privacy and the public’s right to know.

The task force was created after the Connecticut legislature approved a law that limits public access to crime scene documents in the wake of the Newtown elementary school shooting.

For more information on the task force, visit the website here.

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