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William A. O'Neill:
An Inventory of His Gubernatorial Records at the Connecticut State Archives

Subseries Title: Public Safety

Subseries ID: 001CL-0103

Subseries is: 001CL-0103
Folder is: Public Safety
Box # Folder ID Folder Title Folder Dates Content
198  0103CL-001  Public Safety  January-June 1981  Contest speeding tickets; complaints of rude treatment by state police; unable to make report of potentially dangerous situation; concern about traffic safety; request reduced speed limit for tractor- 
199  0103CL-002  Public Safety  July-August 1981  Florida Governor Bob Graham asks O'Neill to support federal legislation directed at illicit drug trade; complaint about staff inspecting elevators; information about safety codes; police need emergenc 
199  0103CL-003  Public Safety  September-October 1981  State should ensure safety of vehicles parked in commuter lots; concern about speed of tractor-trailer trucks; report on fleet reduction for General Assembly Appropriations Committee; contest speeding 
199  0103CL-004  Public Safety  November-December 1981  Contest speeding tickets; suggests reducing highway speed limit; contests traffic ticket; inspection of Mystic Oral School; contests law concerning elevator operation during fires; complaint about tra 
199  0103CL-005  Public Safety--Bi-weekly Reports  1981   
199  0103CL-006  Public Safety--[Memos to/from Commissioner]  1981  Report on investigation of fire at State Capitol Building; Commissioner Forst's assessment of the Department; response to audit report; commendations for State Police; Commissioner's statement before 
199  0103CL-007  Public Safety  January-February 1982  Seeking missing family member; contests speeding ticket; repeated reports of harassment; complaint about delay receiving medical examiner's report; police academy deficient in some training facilities 
199  0103CL-008  Public Safety  March-April 1982  Contests speeding ticket; suggests drunk driving program; complaint of illegal entry by police; allegation of fraud by police officer; concern about widows' benefits; complaint about police treatment 
199  0103CL-009  Public Safety  May-August 1982  Reports of fire code violations; suggest using private detectives to help prevent crime; concern about police standards and training; concern about highway safety; contest speeding tickets; complaint 
199  0103CL-010  Public Safety  September-December 1982  Suggestion for improving highway safety; opposes high speed police chases; complaints about speeding; contests parking ticket; complaint about private use of police cruisers; complaints about noise fr 
199  0103CL-011  Public Safety--Bi-weekly Reports  1982   
199  0103CL-012  Public Safety--[Memos to/from Commissioner]  1982  U.S. Attorney General seeks nominations for the Young American Medals for Bravery. 
200  0103CL-013  Public Safety--Police Laboratory  1982  Support Dr. Lee's request for federal funds to retain two positions at the laboratory in the Arson Section. 
200  0103CL-014  Public Safety  1983  Concern and sorrow over death of police officer; police at construction sites are waste of state money; contests speeding ticket; minutes of Council of Governments of the Central Naugatuck Valley expr 
200  0103CL-015  Public Safety--Bi-weekly Reports  1983   
200  0103CL-016  Public Safety  1984  Question concerning resident trooper program; concern about highway safety; approves purchase of two planes to assist with controlling speeding; need more state police to stop speeding. 
200  0103CL-017  Public Safety  1985  Critical of speeds state police drive; critical of special weight and safety enforcement for commercial motor vehicles; need to reduce speeding; supports 65 mph speed limit on rural highways; praise f 
200  0103CL-018  Public Safety  January-July 1986  Connecticut Building Officials Association and others object to reorganization of the State Fire Marshall's Office; opposes stun guns; Colonel Forst requests legislation making electronic listening d 
200  0103CL-019  Public Safety  August-December 1986  Critical of state police investigation; union concerned about overtime hours logged by state police; concern about tractor-trailer safety; need for additional state police; report of illegal logging o 
200  0103CL-020  Public Safety--Seat Belts  1986  Letters in favor and against mandatory seat belt law; agenda for meeting of State Agency Implementation Steering Committee; Governor's remarks at the Saved by the Belt news conference; Post-law Implem 
200  0103CL-021  Public Safety--Speed limit  1986  Support stringent enforcement of the speed limit; suggestions for reducing speeding; supports 65 mph speed limit on rural highways. 
200  0103CL-022  Public Safety  January-February 1987  Supports federal odometer tampering law; question concerning being licensed as private detective; object to metal garage built on state police grounds in Southbury; suggested legislation to reduce dru 
200  0103CL-023  Public Safety  March-April 1987  Concern about highway safety; oppose high speed chases; report of traffic violation; contest traffic tickets; complaints about treatment by state police; opposes police in unmarked cars; concern about 
201  0103CL-024  Public Safety  May 1987  Contest traffic tickets; report of illegal transportation of hazardous materials; report of domestic violence; complaint about treatment by state police; concern about highway safety; critical of Gove 
201  0103CL-025  Public Safety  June 1987  Complaint about treatment by police; contest traffic tickets; concern about authority of auxiliary police; problem registering automatic weapon; complaint about noise from nearby firing range; report 
201  0103CL-026  Public Safety  July 1987  Concerns about tractor trailer truck safety; complaints about treatment by police; alleged harassment by police; praise for state police; need to enforce speed limit. 
201  0103CL-027  Public Safety  August 1987  Suggests State Police Cadet program; complaint about treatment by police; contest traffic tickets; defends John Groppo; report of drug problem in neighborhood; complaints about boating violations; nee 
201  0103CL-028  Public Safety  September 1987  Contest traffic tickets; complaints about treatment by police; concern about tractor trailer safety; alleged illegal activity at Sheriff's Department; concern that regulation of elevators may be remov 
201  0103CL-029  Public Safety  October 1987  Complaint about commercial vehicles on Merritt Parkway; not enough state police on highways; contest traffic tickets; praise for state police; recommendations for handling runaways; local fire departm 
201  0103CL-030  Public Safety  November-December 1987  Concern about tractor trailer safety; complaint about treatment by police; contest traffic tickets; complaint about local police; building professionals developing test methods to measure toxicity lev 
201  0103CL-031  Public Safety--Bi-weekly Reports  1987   
201  0103CL-032  Public Safety--Speed Limit  1987  Letters in favor of and against raising the speed limit to 65 mph on rural highways; general complaints that speed limits are too low. 
202  0103CL-033  Public Safety--Seat Belts  1987  Children request seat belts on school buses; oppose mandatory seat belt law; advertising campaign. 
202  0103CL-034  Public Safety  January-February 1988  Contest traffic tickets; commendation to member of capitol police; Position of the International Association of the Chiefs of Police on Firearms Management; urges construction of remaining highway on 
202  0103CL-035  Public Safety  March-April 1988  Concern about safety of tractor trailer trucks; complaint about lack of investigation into automobile accident; contest traffic tickets; need to cut costs of police services; complaint about treatment 
202  0103CL-036  Public Safety  May-June 1988  Complaints about treatment by police; problems with building and fire codes; contest traffic tickets; need to replace radio communication system for state police; praise for Dr. Henry Lee; praise for 
202  0103CL-037  Public Safety  July-August 1988  Needs information about death of son; contest traffic tickets; report of drug problem in neighborhood; angry at police closing Catholic Church's fair; need to enforce speed limit; pedestrian safety is 
202  0103CL-038  Public Safety  September 1988  Complaints about treatment by police; personnel issues; praise for state police; need to enforce speed limit. 
202  0103CL-039  Public Safety  October 1988  Submits invention for extinguishing forest fires; concern about highway safety; complaint about treatment by police; contest traffic ticket; sees conspiracy against her family; need two troopers per c 
202  0103CL-040  Public Safety  November-December 1988  Report of malfunctioning elevator; question about access to municipal police training spots; personnel issues; complaints about treatment by police; complaints about sheriff; praise for state police; 
203  0103CL-041  Public Safety--[Bi-monthly Reports]  1988   
203  0103CL-042  [Public Safety]--Seat Belts  1988  Testimony as to effectiveness of seat belts; praise for mandatory seat belt law; information concerning the Gold Belt Award for Public Service in the Field of Safety Belt Law Enforcement. 
203  0103CL-043  [Public Safety]--Speed Limit  1988  Support raising speed limit to 65 mph. 
203  0103CL-044  Public Safety  1990  Report on Office of Chief Medical Examiner; protests traffic ticket; response to audit report; bi-monthly report.