Professor Rich Hanley: ‘It’s imperative the authorities release the full investigative records’ relating to Newtown massacre

hanleyThe media is requesting access to the police records related to the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Records were sealed for 90 days following the Dec. 14 mass shooting.

Rich Hanley, associate professor and director of the graduate journalism program in the in the School of Communications at Quinnipiac University, is available to comment.

“This was a case that had a profound impact on people beyond the immediate area and it will have a profound impact on public policy,” said Hanley. “It’s imperative the authorities release the full investigative records, the 911 calls and other documents relative to this slaughter, because the overriding interest is the public’s right to know.”

To speak to Hanley, please call John Morgan, associate vice president for public relations at Quinnipiac, at 203-206-4449 (cell).

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