Sergeants graduate leadership school

February 18, 2013
For two weeks, 19 policemen took classes in a variety of fields, including leadership development, corruption control, police legitimacy and media relations.

Sig Ep added to tailgate lawsuit

February 12, 2013
A lawsuit filed by Sarah Short SOM ’13, who was injured in the fatal U-Haul crash at the 2011 Yale-Harvard tailgate, has been amended to include Sig Ep as a defendant.

No longer ‘us against them’: NHPD ratifies contract

February 8, 2013
After nearly two years of negotiations, NHPD officers ratified a five-year contract Wednesday night that boasts wins for both the union and City Hall.

NHPD sends new sergants back to school

February 6, 2013
Starting this week, 19 newly promoted New Haven police sergeants will go back to school to learn about leadership and department command structure.

Ross ’13 enters probationary program

February 4, 2013
Nearly 14 months after the 2011 Yale-Harvard tailgate, Brendan Ross ’13 has agreed to enter a probationary program that will allow him to maintain a clean record.

NHPD to use upgraded rifles

January 31, 2013
Starting in February, New Haven police officers will carry in their cars guns larger and more accurate than the Glock 40 pistol on their hips.

City sees two homicides; investigations continue

January 29, 2013
New Haven registered its first two homicides of the year last week amid an uptick in armed robberies.

NHPD union reaches tentative agreement with city

January 25, 2013
After more than a year of negotiations, New Haven Police Department officers have reached a tentative five-year contract agreement with the city.

State unemployment rate falls, yet fewer jobs

January 23, 2013
Connecticut’s unemployment rate declined by three-tenths of a percentage point to 8.6 percent in December, even though the state lost 1,800 nonfarm jobs last month.

NHPD boosts buybacks

January 17, 2013
As the conversation on gun control heats up, the New Haven Police Department has taken scores of guns off the streets in three successive gun buyback events.
Violent crime drops in 2012, stats show

Violent crime drops in 2012, stats show

January 14, 2013
The number of homicides and deadly shootings in New Haven has decreased significantly a year after the NHPD introduced an updated model of community policing.

New Haven crime on the rise

December 12, 2012
Despite a 20-year downward trend in overall criminal wrongdoing on and off campus, the University reported an uptick in crime this past semester, particularly thefts, and has reminded students to be wary of their surroundings.
Mayor John DeStefano Jr. described the increase in police presence as a “major budgetary commitment” at Monday’s press conference.