Police Records: Records Retention, Freedom of Information, and Dissemination/Maintenance of Criminal Records


A training session on Police Records: Records Retention, Freedom of Information, and Dissemination/Maintenance of Criminal Records is being offered by the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Police Officer Standards and Training Council's Field Services Training Division.

The half-day training webinar will be held via Teams on Monday, November 15th from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM.

Topics and Presenters

Records Management; including:

  • Statutory Requirements & Responsibilities
  • Records Management Concepts
  • Records Retention Schedules
  • Records Disposition
  • Electronic Records and Email
  • Digital Imaging
  • Managing records

Presented by LeAnn Burbank, Public Records Administrator; Elise Marzik, Electronic Records Analyst; Kathy Makover, Field Archivist 

Office of the Public Records Administrator, Connecticut State Library

Freedom of Information Requirements

Presented by Thomas Hennick, Public Education Officer

Freedom of Information Commission

Dissemination and Maintenance of Criminal Records; including:

  • Statutory Changes
  • Uncorroborated Allegations Nolles
  • Fingerprints and Mugshots
  • Unsubstantiated allegations Erasures
  • Juvenile records
  • Youthful Offender Records
  • Criminal Records Act

Presented by Timothy Sugrue, Assistant State's Attorney

Office of the Chief State's Attorney

Attendance is not limited. Please complete the registration form located on our website at www.ct.gov/post and forward to the attention of Barbara Fullenwiley by email at Barbara.fullenwiley@ct.gov or fax to (203) 238-6119. A link for the training session will be sent as part of confirmation. The deadline date is Monday, November 8, 2021. If you have any question, please contact Barbara Fullenwiley at 203-427-2622.

Students who successfully complete the training program will be eligible for Review Training Credit as follows:

Curriculum Area II: Police and the Law, 3 hours.

There is no tuition for this course.

DISCLAIMER:  The Police Officer Standards and Training Council (POST-C) makes every effort, within its ability and resources, to provide the highest quality, most relevant in-service training programs available at minimum cost to all Connecticut police officers and agencies.  However, POST-C does not provide legal advice, and does not endorse the accuracy or completeness of specific in-service training programs provided by each of its many contractors and training providers.  The materials and opinions of individual providers offered during the course of in-service training are those of the instructor alone, and do not necessarily represent the position of the Police Officer Standards and Training Council, the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, or the State of Connecticut.  Given the multitude of disparate factual scenarios with which law enforcement personnel are presented in the discharge of their official duties, students and sponsoring agencies are strongly advised and encouraged to seek the advice and counsel of their own legal advisors before implementing concepts or adopting specific measures discussed or recommended during in-service training sessions.