Crime Victims

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Victim Privacy Debate Expected To Resume

The emotional debate over victim privacy rights that began after the Newtown school shooting is expected to resume in coming weeks in Connecticut, as state lawmakers consider restrictions on public access to certain crime scene photos, 911 recordings and other information about homicides. The emotional debate over victim privacy rights that began after the Newtown school shooting is expected to resume in coming weeks in Connecticut, as state lawmakers consider restrictions on public access to certain crime scene photos, 911 recordings and other information about homicides.

02/13/2014

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FOI And Privacy Panel Faces Deadline

With a deadline fast approaching, a Connecticut task force charged with reviewing ways to balance victim privacy with the public’s right to know on Wednesday began discussing proposals offered by members, some hoping to reach a consensus on what to recommend to the General Assembly.

11/27/2013

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Concerns Expressed About Privacy/Right To Know Balance In New Law

By SUSAN HAIGH, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The president of a Connecticut open government group on Wednesday questioned the makeup of a task force that’s charged with recommending to state lawmakers how to […]

08/21/2013

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