UP CLOSE | Fighting New Haven crime with social welfare

April 25, 2013
As community policing continues, the city hopes to supplement its efforts with social and economic programs.

NHPD reinstates SVU unit

April 10, 2013
In an ongoing effort to rebuild and strengthen the city’s police force, the New Haven Police Department has reinstated a unit dedicated to sexual and elderly assault.

Yale sued after tailgate death

April 8, 2013
The estate of the victim of a the 2011 tailgate accident has filed a negligence suit against the University.

Homicide spate plagues Elm City

April 8, 2013
New Haven has been struck by three murders in the past nine days, lifting the city’s murder tally to a total of five homicides this year.

City sees two murders in five days

April 5, 2013
Just four days after New Haven saw its first homicide since Jan. 23, another murder hit the city Wednesday afternoon.
Several fire trucks were seen around 7 p.m. outside of the Yale Central Power Plant.

Campus faces power outage

April 4, 2013
An 80-minute outage swept the University’s campus amid Wednesday's clear weather.

City sees first homicide in two months

April 1, 2013
New Haven registered its third homicide of the year early Saturday, interrupting a 65-day murderless streak.
Mayor John DeStefano Jr. described the increase in police presence as a “major budgetary commitment” at Monday’s press conference.

New NHPD boots on the ground

March 27, 2013
Forty new police officers will soon hit the streets of New Haven.
The Yale Traffic Safety Committee will work closely with the Yale College Council and the Yale Police Department to promote safer traffic conditions for pedestrians around campus.

With survey, University examines pedestrian safety

March 8, 2013
The University is reaching out to students to improve pedestrian safety on campus.

Zero murders, 9 drug arrests for February

March 1, 2013
The New Haven Police Department saw a successful end to the month of February — the city’s first murder-free month since August.
In a Wednesday talk, forensic scientist Peter Massey explained how advances in portable police technologies can accelerate criminal investigations.

Crime tech quickening forensics analysis

February 28, 2013
Peter Massey said recent advances in forensic science have concentrated on developing devices that can be easily transported to the crime scene and yield immediate analysis results.

Police, schools seek stronger relationships

February 22, 2013
Robert Clark is one of 10 New Haven Police Department officers who make weekly one or two-hour visits to 30 grade schools throughout the Elm City.
Mayor John DeStefano Jr. described the increase in police presence as a “major budgetary commitment” at Monday’s press conference.