The proposed law would prohibit first responders from taking or transmitting images of crime victims outside their official duties without consent.
A new bill at the State House would prevent first responders from taking photos of victims.
The House advanced legislation Thursday prohibiting first responders from taking or sharing pictures of crime scene victims without their consent, a measure advocates have said protects people’s privacy in traumatic moments.
The man convicted of killing 20-year-old Amanda Plasse in Chicopee in 2011 has been denied a new trial.
Nearly a decade after Chicopee police took and disseminated cellphone pictures of murder victim Amanda Plasse at the scene of her death, her family criticized Beacon Hill on Tuesday for its inaction on a proposed ban on non-essential photos taken by first responders.
Family and friends of Amanda Plasse gathered in Chicopee Friday for a fundraiser to honor the woman who was murdered in August of 2011.
Amanda Plasse’s killer has been convicted and sentenced nearly five years after she was found dead in her Chicopee apartment.
A man from Springfield charged with stabbing and killing a Chicopee woman in 2011 will go to trial next fall.
Attorney’s described the day Plasse was found stabbed to death in her Chicopee apartment.
Dennis Rosa-Roman was found guilty in the murder involving Amanda Plasse.
The search for a missing monkey continues in Forest Park.
Denis Rosa-Roman was found guilty of first degree murder for stabbing Amanda Plasse to death. 22News has the latest information.
The trial of Dennis Rosa-Roman began at Hampden Superior Court in Springfield Wednesday morning.
These are the settlements and judgments in Chicopee from 2012-2015.
The family of Chicopee murder victim Amanda Plasse has filed a $10 million lawsuit against the City and several members of law enforcement.