A Credible Response
Addressing the Failed Investigation
Within a month of the shooting we saw evidence that the State Police investigation then underway would not be fair. It was tainted by conflicts of interest and shrouded in excessive secrecy.
In late January of 2002 we called for a credible legal response
at either the county or state level.
We recommended that then
excercise his his authority to override the jurisdiction
of the Windham county state's attourney
and do either of the following:
Our demands for such an independent investigation were either ignored or rejected. In light of our findings of malfeasance in Sorrell's investigation, we have to re-consider the scope of the independent investigation called for. The jurisdiction of any credible investigation will have to include Sorrell himself.