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Notice to Members of the Bar and the Public

Division of Criminal Justice Legislative Testimony

Meeting Notices/Agendas and Minutes

Connecticut Law About Comfort and Support Dogs for Witnesses

News Releases

November 2020

Former, Current Town Officials and Local Licensed Environmental Contractor Charged with Polluting Public Property

Forensic Genetic Genealogy Helps Division of Criminal Justice Cold Case Unit Make Arrest in Four 1984 Sexual Assaults

Middletown Man Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison for the Sale of Deadly Narcotics

University of Connecticut Police Officer Charged with Stalking, Computer Crime and Harassment

New Britain State's Attorney's Office, New Britain NAACP, St. James Missionary Baptist Church To Sponsor Virtual Forum on Connecticut's Pardon Process

October 2020

Report of the State's Attorney for the Judicial District of Tolland Concerning the Use of Deadly Force Resulting in the Death of Jose Enrique Soto in Manchester on April 2, 2020.

Connecticut Division of Criminal Justice's Early Screening Program, Prosecutors Highlighted in New Book

Report of the State's Attorney for the Judicial District of Windham Concerning the Use of Deadly Force Resulting in the Death of John J. Carras in East Hartford on September 5, 2019.

September 2020

Sharmese L. Walcott Appointed State's Attorney for Judicial District of Hartford

Criminal Justice Commission Refers Names of Inspector General Candidates to Legislature

Avon Attorney Charged with Forgery and Identity Theft

Owner of East Windsor Vocational Center Charged with Medicaid Fraud

Preliminary Report of the State's Attorney for the Judicial District of Stamford/Norwalk Concerning Police Use of Force in Bridgeport

Preliminary Report of the State's Attorney for the Judicial District of Fairfield Concerning Police Use of Force in Naugatuck 

August 2020

New Haven Man Sentenced to 70 Years in Prison for Murder and Criminal Possession of a Firearm

Former New Haven Police Officer Charged with Assault and Breach of Peace

July 2020

State Trooper Charged with Workers' Compensation Fraud, Larceny

Report of the State's Attorney for the Judicial District of New Britain Concerning the Use of Deadly Force Resulting in the Death of Edward R. Gendron, Jr., in Waterbury on January 20, 2020

June 2020

Criminal Justice Commission Reappoints State’s Attorney for Waterbury Judicial District

Gail P. Hardy to Lead Division of Criminal Justice Diversity Initiative

Statement of Chief State's Attorney Richard J. Colangelo, Jr. Regarding Death of George Floyd

May 2020

Criminal Justice Commission Appoints State’s Attorneys for Fairfield, Stamford/Norwalk Judicial Districts

April 2020

Tolland State’s Attorney Releases Video from Police-Involved Shooting in Manchester

Three Men Charged with Violent Robbery of Stamford Jeweler

Tolland State’s Attorney Releases Additional Information Concerning Police-Involved Shooting in Manchester

Statement of Tolland State’s Attorney Matthew C. Gedansky Concerning the Use of Deadly Physical Force on April 2, 2020, in Manchester

Status Report on the Investigation Concerning the Use of Deadly Force in Waterbury on January 20, 2020, Resulting the Death of Edward Gendron

March 2020

Report of the State’s Attorney for the Judicial District of Hartford Concerning the Use of Deadly Physical Force on April 20, 2019, by Wethersfield Police Resulting in the Death of Anthony Vega Cruz

Preliminary Report of the State's Attorney for the Judicial District of Waterbury Concerning the Use of Deadly Force in Cromwell on March 17, 2020

Report of the State's Attorney for the Judicial District of Ansonia/Milford Concerning the Death of Carl R. Talbot in New Haven on March 21, 2019

New Haven Man Convicted of 2011 Cold Case Murder

New Haven Man Convicted of Murder, Possession of Firearm

February 2020

Statement of Stamford/Norwalk State's Attorney Richard J. Colangelo, Jr., Concerning the Death of Steven Barrier

Waterbury Woman Charged in Scheme to Defraud Medicaid

New Haven Woman Charged with Medicaid Fraud

Report of the State's Attorney for the Judicial District of Middlesex Concerning the Use of Deadly Physical Force Resulting in the Death of Kryon Sands in Willimantic on February 20, 2019

January 2020

Richard J. Colangelo, Jr., Appointed Chief State's Attorney

Preliminary Report Issued Pursuant to Section 3 of Public Act 19-90 Concerning the Death of Edward Gendron in Waterbury on January 20, 2020

Third Man Involved in 2009 Kidnapping and Murder Sentenced to Life in Federal Prison

Preliminary Report Issued Pursuant to Section 3 of Public Act 19-90 Concerning the Death of Mubarak Soulemane in West Haven on January 15, 2020

Torrington Man Sentenced for Organized Retail Theft

Middlesex State’s Attorney to Assume West Haven Deadly Force Investigation

Division of Criminal Justice Will Lead Investigation into Officer-Involved Shooting

Interim Report Issued Pursuant to Section 3 of Public Act 19-90 Concerning the Death of Michael Gregory in Ansonia on January 2, 2020

Criminal Justice Commission to Interview Four Candidates for Chief State's Attorney

East Hartford Man Charged with Filing Hundreds of Bogus Medicaid Claims

Former Correction Officer Charged with Workers' Compensation Fraud, Larceny

Bloomfield Man Involved in 2009 Kidnapping and Murder Sentenced to Life in Federal Prison

Tolland State's Attorney Issues Report on Police-Involved Shooting in Hartford

Report of the State's Attorney for the Judicial District of Tolland Concerning the Use of Deadly Physical Force Resulting in the Death of Alphonso Zaporta on July 26, 2019, in Hartford

December 2019

2019 Annual Joint Medicaid Report Required Pursuant to Connecticut General Statutes Section 17b-99b(a)

Hartford State’s Attorney Issues Reports on Police-Involved Shootings

Ellington Man Pleads Guilty to Producing Child Pornography

North Carolina Man Charged with Committing 3 Murders in Connecticut in November 2015

Meriden Woman Charged with Scamming Public Assistance Programs

Terryville Woman Charged in Scam to Defraud Medicaid 

Archives

Statement of the State's Attorney for the Judicial District of New Haven Concerning an Officer-Involved Use of Deadly Physical Force in Meriden on October 18, 2018

Report to the Criminal Justice Commission Concerning Untimely Reports of Investigations of the Use of Deadly Force by Police Officers Resulting in Deaths in the Judicial District of Hartford

Governor Lamont Signs Law Increasing Public Access to Information within State's Criminal Justice System

Court’s Order Offers New Hope to Identify Victim of 1944 Hartford Circus Fire

Statement of the State's Attorney for the Judicial District of New Haven Concerning a Police Pursuit in New Haven on August 17, 2018

Governor Lamont Statement on the Retirement of Chief State’s Attorney Kevin Kane

Hartford State’s Attorney Gail P. Hardy Releases Video Recordings from April 20, 2019, Police-Involved Shooting

New Report Highlights Success of Criminal Justice Pilot Program

Sandy Hook Investigation

Danbury State's Attorney Releases Report on Sandy Hook Investigation (November 25, 2013)

State v. Michael Skakel

Michael Skakel v. Commissioner of Correction - Reply Brief of the Commissioner of Correction-Appellant - Supreme Court of the State of Connecticut S.C. 19251 S.C. 19251 X01

Follow this link to download the State's Post-Trial Brief in the Skakel habeas case (PDF format - Size 536K).

Respondent's Response to the Court's Inquiry, Objection to Petitioner's Request for Bond and Objection to Request to Terminate the Stay - PDF Format, Size 320K - (October 30, 2013)

Statement concerning the Decision of the Connecticut Supreme Court in Michael C. Skakel v. State of Connecticut (April 19, 2010) 

Michael C. Skakel v. State of Connecticut : Follow this link to read the "State's Response to Petitioner's Post-Trial Memoranda of Law and Proposed Findings of Fact," filed with the Court on September 14, 2007. 

July 16, 2007: Post-Trial Brief Filed in the Superior Court for the Judicial District of Stamford/Norwalk in the Matter of Michael C. Skakel v. State of Connecticut (PDF Format, Size 450K)

October 2006: Brief Filed with the Supreme Court of the United States in the Matter of Michael Skakel v. State of Connecticut (PDF Format, Size 205K)

Brief Filed with the Supreme Court of the State of Connecticut in State of Connecticut v. Michael Skakel

Miscellaneous

Statement of State's Attorney Stephen J. Sedensky III on the March 25, 2018, Death of Jallen Jones at Garner Correctional Institution

Report of the State’s Attorney for the Judicial District of Waterbury Concerning the Investigation Into the Death of Ethan Song in Guilford, CT on January 31, 2018

Statement of the State's Attorney for the Judicial District of Stamford-Norwalk Concerning the 'Fatal Fire on December 25, 2011, at 2267 Shippan Avenue, Stamford (June 8, 2012)

Statement of the State's Attorney for the Judicial District of Stamford/Norwalk in reference to the February 16, 2009, attack on Charla Nash in Stamford (December 7, 2009)