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Final Decision FIC2012-222
In the Matter of a Complaint by
FINAL DECISION
Lorenzo Osbourne,
     Complainant
     against
Docket #FIC 2012-222
Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport;
and Police Department, City of Bridgeport,
     Respondents
January 9, 2013

     The above-captioned matter was heard as contested case on September 26 and November 27, 2012, at which times the complainant and the respondents appeared. 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 September 26, 2012 hearing, the complainant and the respondents agreed with each other that they preferred to work through the complainant’s twelve part records request outside the setting of formal adjudication. At the November 27, 2012 hearing, the respondents presented a copy of their letter dated November 16, 2012 to the complainant, addressing each of the twelve parts of the records request and enclosing numerous records with the original letter. The complainant stated that, because of Department of Correction screening, he had frequently experienced difficulty receiving mail. The respondents agreed to work with the ombudsman to expedite the Department of Correction screening of their November 16, 2012 letter to the complainant. The complainant stated that he wished to withdraw his complaint against the respondents.
     The Commission recommends the following order on the basis of the record:
     1.  Based on the withdrawal of the complaint, the case is hereby dismissed.
Approved by Order of the Freedom of Information Commission at its regular meeting of January 9, 2013.
__________________________
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:
Lorenzo Osborne #175101
Corrigan-Radgowski Correctional Center
986 Norwich-New London Tpke.
Uncasville, CT  06382
Chief, Police Department, City of Bridgeport;
and Police Department, City of Bridgeport
c/o Gregory M. Conte, Esq.
Bridgeport City Attorney’s Office
999 Broad Street
Bridgeport, CT  06604
____________________________
Cynthia A. Cannata
Acting Clerk of the Commission
FIC/2012-222/FD/cac/1/9/2013