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Final Decision FIC2012-014
In the Matter of a Complaint by
FINAL DECISION
Hudel Gamble,
     Complainant
     against
Docket #FIC 2012-014
Dean M. Esserman, Chief, Police Department,
City of New Haven; and Police Department,
City of New Haven,
     Respondents
November 14, 2012

     The above-captioned matter was heard as a contested case on August 6, 2012, at which time the complainant and the respondents appeared, stipulated to certain facts 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.).
     At the conclusion of the hearing, the respondents agreed to provide the records in their custody that had not already been provided, and the complainant withdrew his complaint.

     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 November 14, 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:
Hudel Gamble
Cheshire Correctional Institution
900 Highland Avenue
Cheshire, CT  06410
Dean M. Esserman, Chief, Police Department,
City of New Haven; and Police Department,
City of New Haven
c/o Kathleen M. Foster, Esq.
Assistant City Corporation Counsel
City of New Haven
165 Church Street
New Haven, CT  06510

____________________________
Cynthia A. Cannata
Acting Clerk of the Commission
FIC/2012-014/FD/cac/11/14/2012