The Day Has A new Policy On Police Logs

Printed Might 28. 2021 5:18PM | Up to date Might 28. 2021 6:54PM

By Karen Florin   Day workers author

We're altering the way in which we share police logs with our digital viewers. Beginning June 1, The Day will not ship the police log gadgets we gather day by day from regulation enforcement companies all through southeastern Connecticut to main engines like google, together with Google. We are going to proceed to publish the logs on and in our print version, and so they'll stay searchable in our archive. On the whole, we publish all felonies and all Class A and Class B misdemeanors listed within the Connecticut Penal Code. Why are we doing this? The Day has developed from a legacy print newspaper to a multimedia information outlet with a heavy deal with digital content material. Publishing our merchandise on and sending them to main engines like google has enabled us to achieve a wider viewers. Typically, that is a superb factor, since folks from close to and much are focused on our space. However for individuals who have been arrested right here, and later had their costs dismissed, it may be an issue.

As said within the new coverage, which you'll find at, The Day acknowledges that folks make errors or generally aren't responsible as charged. We acknowledge that not offering arrest log info to main engines like google could also be useful to those that try to safe employment or transfer on with their lives.

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