- Saturday, January 11, 2014
HARTFORD (AP) — The father of the 20-year-old gunman who committed the Newtown school shooting said Friday he is willing to help provide his late son's medical records to the state commission reviewing the massacre and attempting to make recommendation on changes to mental health policy.
- Friday, December 27, 2013
As the end of 2013 approaches, the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission is stepping back momentarily to regroup and refocus its efforts, according to member and former Newtown state representative Christopher Lyddy, who sits on the panel.
- Saturday, December 21, 2013
HARTFORD (AP) — Some members of a state commission reviewing the Newtown school shooting said December 20 they need more detailed information about the killer’s mental state. Members of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission also want to know his access to treatment before they can make any substantial recommendations concerning mental health policy.
- Wednesday, December 18, 2013
HARTFORD — Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced today that the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission is next scheduled to meet on Friday, December 20, at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford. The meeting begins at 10 am in Hearing Room 1C.
The commission is expected to receive a presentation from the Connecticut Police Chiefs Association regarding the response of law enforcement to Sandy Hook Elementary School on 12/14. Following the presentation, the commission members will discuss the State’s Attorney’s report on the tragedy.
- Monday, July 15, 2013
HARTFORD (AP) – Members of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's panel charged with reviewing school safety, mental health and public safety following the Newtown school massacre say they want their final report to have national significance.
Robert Ducibella, a member of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission and a security consultant, said July 12 he feels the group has a responsibility to broaden its recommendations beyond the December 14 shooting in Connecticut and craft a report that's meaningful to other states as well.
- Thursday, April 25, 2013
HARTFORD — Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced on April 25 that the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission is next scheduled to meet on Friday, April 26, at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford. Friday morning, the group will continue hearing presentations from behavioral health professionals on mental health services, specifically on the topics of violence and trauma.
The meeting begins at 9:30 am in hearing room 1A.
- Monday, March 18, 2013
The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission ignored the politics cramping gun-control legislation now under negotiation and issued an interim report Monday recommending broad restrictions on the sale and possession of semiautomatic firearms and ammunition in Connecticut.
- Friday, February 1, 2013
HARTFORD — At its initial meeting on Thursday, January 24, Governor Dannel P. Malloy told the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission that the panel is “important and historic.”
The governor said that the commission’s work in reviewing the tragic December 14 shooting incident at Sandy Hook Elementary School is intended to make children and the state itself a safer place.
“The entire country was shaken to its core,” Gov Malloy said.
- Friday, January 11, 2013
HARTFORD — Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced this week the names of the members of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission , an expert panel that will review current policy and make specific recommendations in the areas of public safety, with particular attention paid to school safety, mental health, and gun violence prevention.