As of September 5, 2022, Freedom of Information Commission meetings and contested case hearings will resume being conducted in person. All parties and witnesses must appear in person for their contested case hearings and Commission meetings. Please access this link or contact the Commission for further information.

Final Decision FIC2012-540
In the Matter of a Complaint by
FINAL DECISION
Robert Cushman,
     Complainant
     against
Docket #FIC 2012-540
Commissioner, State of Connecticut,
Department of Emergency Services
and Public Protection, Division of State
Police; and State of Connecticut,
Department of Emergency Services
and Public Protection, Division of State
Police,
     Respondents
April 24, 2013

     The above-captioned matter was consolidated for hearing with Docket # FIC 2012-501; Robert A. Cushman v. Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection; and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection. Both matters were scheduled to be heard as contested cases on March 14, 2013, at which time the complainant and the respondents appeared.
     Immediately prior to the commencement of the hearing, the complainant and the respondents expressed to the hearing officer their desire to negotiate a resolution of both cases. Without the presence of the hearing officer, the parties then negotiated a resolution of the above captioned matter. Upon commencement of the hearing, the complainant requested that his complaint in the above captioned matter be withdrawn.
     The following orders by the Commission are hereby recommended on the basis of the record:
     1.  Based on the withdrawal of the complaint, the case is hereby dismissed.
     2.  The Commission commends the parties on having agreed to a settlement without adjudication.

Approved by Order of the Freedom of Information Commission at its regular meeting of April 24, 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:
Robert Cushman
705 North Mountain Road
Newington, CT  06111
Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency
Services and Public Protection, Division of State Police;
and State of Connecticut, Department of Emergency Services
and Public Protection, Division of State Police
c/o Steven M. Barry, Esq.
Assistant Attorney General
State of Connecticut,
Office of the Attorney General
110 Sherman Street
Hartford, CT 06105
____________________________
Cynthia A. Cannata
Acting Clerk of the Commission
FIC/2012-540/FD/cac/4/24/2013