Robert Devlin Jr. ’75 Named CT’s First Inspector General

Former Connecticut Superior Court Judge Robert Devlin Jr. ’75 was recently named the state’s first-ever inspector general. The Office of the Inspector General was recently created as a separate office within the Division of Criminal Justice. he will lead the office in investigations of police-involved shootings and prosecute cases involving unjustified force by a police or corrections officer. The office will also make recommendations to the Police Officer Standards and Training Council concerning censure and suspension, renewal, cancelation, or revocation of an officer’s certification. Devlin has spent decades in public service, as a public defender, a state and federal prosecutor, and, for 28 years, a judge in Connecticut overseeing criminal cases. Devlin also served as administrative judge for the criminal division of the Superior Court and as co-chair of the Connecticut Sentencing Commission.