City

UP CLOSE: Policing New Haven after Ferguson

April 23, 2015 • 0
The corridor leading to the office of Dean Esserman, chief of the New Haven Police Department, is lined with thank-you cards written in children’s handwriting. But on the streets outside, protesters tell a different story.
City

City mourns youth’s homicide

April 20, 2015 • 0
A 16-year-old male was killed in the Elm City Saturday night — the first youth homicide of 2015.
City

YLS conference invites policing discussion

April 17, 2015 • 0
Even though Ferguson, Missouri is over 1,000 miles away from New Haven, the events that occurred there continue to be part of academic and community discussion in the Elm City.
City

Malik Jones march protests police brutality

April 15, 2015 • 0
As rush hour neared on Tuesday evening, the route from Fair Haven to Downtown was flooded with protesters walking the street crying, “Justice for Malik Jones.”
City

Report finds racial disparities in NHPD traffic stops

April 8, 2015 • 0
The New Haven Police Department will be monitored by researchers after a statewide report found high rates of racial disparity in traffic stops.
City

Forum debates police, race

April 6, 2015 • 0
Concerns of mistrust between police departments and their communities were aired at a three-hour forum last week, where state legislators considered how to reform police departments across the state.
University

Independent panels garner mixed reviews

April 1, 2015 • 0
Following an independent panel report on Yale Police Department policies — sparked by a Jan. 24 incident in which Tahj Blow ’16 was detained by a YPD officer holding a gun — uncertainty remains about how such panels are established and the role they play in University policy.
City

Panel recommends body cameras for all YPD officers

March 31, 2015 • 0
Just over two months after Tahj Blow ’16 was briefly detained by a Yale police officer holding a gun on Cross Campus, the ad hoc panel charged with providing recommendations on University and Yale Police Department policies has issued its report.
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City

After second arrest, protests continue

March 31, 2015 • 0
On the same day that police arrested 18-year-old Sabrina Parker for her role in a St. Patrick’s Day fight, roughly a dozen community activists stood outside the New Haven Police Department headquarters yesterday afternoon to protest the police’s response to that incident.
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City

Officer exonerated in St. Patrick’s Day incident

March 30, 2015 • 0
Tensions ran high at City Hall on Friday afternoon, where the results of an internal New Haven Police Department investigation left police officers and community activists standing in opposition for over an hour.
University

Yale-NUS students question campus safety

March 30, 2015 • 0
Yale-NUS President Pericles Lewis said he cannot recall any major security issues on the Singapore campus.
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City

Higgins emails present limited snapshot of campus crime

March 27, 2015 • 0
Since the beginning of the spring semester, students have received 11 campus-wide emails from Yale Police Department Chief Ronnell Higgins alerting them of various crimes on and close to campus.