FREEDOM OF INFORMATION COMMISSION
OF THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT

In the Matter of a Complaint by

FINAL DECISION

Lyle Hasan (Jones) and NAACP,
Greater Bridgeport Branch,

 

Complainant

 

 

against

Docket #FIC 2001-123

Chief, Police Department,
City of Bridgeport,

 

 

Respondent

May 9, 2001

 

 

 

 

            The above-captioned matter was scheduled to be heard as a contested case on April 3, 2001 at 10:00 A.M., at which time neither the complainants nor the respondent appeared.     

 

            The following order by the Commission is hereby recommended on the basis of the record concerning the above-captioned complaint:

 

1.  The complaint is hereby dismissed.  

 

            2.   The Commission admonishes the parties for their failure to appear at the hearing in this matter, which failure resulted in a waste of scarce state resources.  

 

3.  In the event the complainant files future complaints against the respondents, the executive director may review such complaints, pursuant to 1-206(b)(2), G.S., which provides that the executive director of the commission shall not schedule an appeal for hearing without first seeking and obtaining leave of the commission, if the director has reason to believe an appeal would constitute an abuse of the commission's administrative process.  

 

 

Approved by Order of the Freedom of Information Commission at its regular meeting of May 9, 2001.

 

 

_________________________________________

Petrea A. Jones

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:

 

Lyle Hasan (Jones) and NAACP,

Greater Bridgeport Branch

211 State Street, Suite 402

Bridgeport, CT 06604

 

Chief, Police Department

City of Bridgeport

300 Congress Street

Bridgeport, CT 06604

 

 

 

________________________________

Petrea A. Jones

Acting Clerk of the Commission

 

 

FIC/2001-123/FD/paj/05/14/2001