Eyewitness Identification Task Force

Substitute House Bill No. 6344, Public Act No. 11-252 established an Eyewitness Identification Task Force to study issues concerning eyewitness identification in criminal investigations and the use of sequential live and photo lineups. The task force shall examine: (1) The science of sequential methods of conducting a live lineup and a photo lineup, (2) the use of sequential lineups in other states, (3) the practical implications of a state law mandating sequential lineups, and (4) such other topics as the task force deems appropriate relating to eyewitness identification and the provision of sequential lineups.


    Eyewitness Identification Task Force
  • c/o Joint Committee on Judiciary
  • Legislative Office Building, Room 2500
  • Hartford, CT 06106
  •   (860) 240‑0530
  Membership List


  •   Final Report
  •   Witness Instructions ‑ Identification Procedures
  •   Police Officer Standards and Training Council Mandatory Uniform Policy Eyewitness Identification Procedures
  •   Retired Justice to Head Eyewitness Identification Task Force
  •   Rep. Fox Welcomes National Eyewitness ID Expert
  •   Eyewitness Task Force Welcomes National Expert
  •   Study: Changes to Criminal Lineups Make Witnesses More Reliable
  •   DNA Policy, Eyewitness Panels & The Future Of Connecticut's State Crime Lab Colin McEnroe Show


  Wellesley Police Department Procedures  

  Middlesex District Attorney's Office Guidelines and Forms  

  Dallas, Texas Eyewitness Identification Procedures  

  October 4, 2012  

  January 12, 2012  

  December 13, 2011  

  November 30, 2011  

  November 16, 2011  

  November 2, 2011  

  October 19, 2011  

  September 21, 2011