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Final Decision FIC2011-167
In the Matter of a Complaint by
FINAL DECISION
Gary Sadler
     Complainant
     against
Docket #FIC 2011-167
Warden, State of Connecticut,
Department of Correction
MacDougall-Walker Correctional
Institution; Director, Tactical Operations,
State of Connecticut, Department of
Correction, MacDougall-Walker
Correctional Institution; Canine Unit
Supervisor, State of Connecticut,
Department of Correction, MacDougall-
Walker Correctional Institution; and State
of Connecticut, Department of Correction,
     Respondents
January 25, 2012

The above-captioned matter was heard as a contested case on November 29, 2011, at which time the complainant and respondents appeared and presented testimony, exhibits and argument on the complaint.  The complainant, who is incarcerated, appeared via teleconference, pursuant to the January 2004 memorandum of understanding between the Commission and the Department of Correction.  See Docket No. CV 03-0826293, Anthony Sinchak v. FOIC et al, Superior Court, J.D. of Hartford at Hartford, Corrected Order dated January 27, 2004 (Sheldon, J.).
On January 10, 2012, following transmittal of a November 30, 2011 Report of Hearing Officer that recommended dismissal of the complaint, the complainant requested that he be permitted to withdraw this matter. That request is granted.
The following order by the Commission is hereby recommended on the basis of the record concerning the above-captioned complaint:

1. The complaint is dismissed.
Approved by Order of the Freedom of Information Commission at its regular meeting of January 25, 2012.
__________________________
Cynthia A. Cannata
Acting Clerk of the Commission

PURSUANT TO SECTION 4-180(c), G.S., THE FOLLOWING ARE THE NAMES OF EACH PARTY AND THE MOST RECENT MAILING ADDRESS, PROVIDED TO THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION COMMISSION, OF THE PARTIES OR THEIR AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE.
THE PARTIES TO THIS CONTESTED CASE ARE:
Gary Sadler #236395
Osborn Correctional Institution
335 Bilton Road
Somers, CT  06071
Warden, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction,
MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution; Director, Tactical
Operations, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction,
MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution; Canine Unit
Supervisor, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction, MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution; and State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
c/o James E. Neil, Esq.
State of Connecticut,
Department of Correction
Legal Affairs
24 Wolcott Hill Road
Wethersfield, CT  06109
____________________________
Cynthia A. Cannata
Acting Clerk of the Commission
FIC/2011-167/FD/cac/1/25/2012