Apr 6th, 2013
3:32 am
April 6th, 2013 | City
Elm City sees fifth homicide of year

Roughly 48 hours after the city saw its fourth homicide of the year, another murder hit the streets of New Haven Friday evening. Around 7:06 p.m., the New Haven Police Department responded to reports of a shooting in the area around the Super Deli #7, a convenience store located at 1613 Chapel Street, said department […]

Apr 1st, 2013
11:03 am
April 1st, 2013 | City
New Haven police officer fights crime by barking

In a striking display of cheeky ingenuity usually not seen outside of two-bit daytime sitcoms, a New Haven police officer successfully frightened two wanted men out of a house by imitating a barking police dog. The saga began in Hamden, where the two men out-drove Hamden police in a car chase before being spotted entering […]

Feb 7th, 2013
4:53 pm
February 7th, 2013 | City
NHPD approves new 5-year contract

After more than a year of negotiations, New Haven Police Department officers have voted in favor of a new five-year contract with the city. The voting — which took place Wednesday from 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the NHPD’s 1 Union Ave. headquarters — ratified a new deal between the city and the over […]

Nov 21st, 2012
2:45 am
November 21st, 2012 | City
Police bias case inches forward

For the 10 black police officers suing New Haven for bias in hiring, their attempts to seek an injunction against promotions based on a newly administered 2011 test appear no closer to conclusion. The group, dubbed the “New Haven 10,” argued their case at the New Haven Superior Court on Monday, contending that the results […]

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