Razel Suansing
Staff Reporter
Razel Suansing is a staff reporter and producer for the City, YTV, and Magazine desks. She covers cops and courts, specifically state criminal justice reform efforts, the New Haven Police Department, and the Yale Police Department. Originally from Manila, Philippines, she is a first-year in Davenport College, majoring in Global Affairs.
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NHPD, City Hall launch campaign against ATV, dirt-bike riders

In preparation for a summer of all-terrain vehicle, or ATV, and dirt bike riders driving on city streets, the New Haven Police Department and City […]

The front of City Hall from the Green.
Abolition Alliance at Yale releases report on Yale Police Department activity

Last week, a coalition of student groups released a report analyzing the activities of the Yale Police Department and reiterated their calls for the abolition […]

Police officers stand across from protestors.
Judiciary Committee votes for sweeping solitary confinement reform

After successfully pushing to close the state’s only maximum-security prison this year, Connecticut activists are advocating for more reforms in the state’s solitary confinement practices. […]

Amid rise in violent crime, NHPD to hold gun buyback program on Saturday

Amid a rise in violent crime, the New Haven Police Department will once again hold its gun buyback program that was put on pause last […]

Swords to Plowshares Secretary Pina Violano shows her necklace made from pieces of destroyed guns
BOE passes recommendation to keep school resource officers, invest in psychologists, social workers

After nearly a year-long debate over the fate of school resource officers, or SROs, in New Haven Public Schools, the Board of Education has accepted […]

‘A beautiful day in Ward 1’: Nation’s first FEMA mobile vaccination unit comes to the Elm City

This Thursday and Friday, the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s first mobile COVID-19 vaccination unit is visiting the Elm City. The unit will vaccinate over 800 […]

FEMA vaccination clinic visits New Haven

On April 8 and 9, the Federal Emergency Management Agency set up a mobile vaccination clinic on the New Haven Green. More than 800 New […]

Yale students rush to book COVID-19 vaccine appointments

As of April 1, everyone over the age of 16 is eligible to receive a vaccine in Connecticut. Students and members of the New Haven […]

NHPD Assistant Chief Herb Sharp, spokesperson Anthony Duff retire

Two police officers with over four decades of experience have announced their retirement from the New Haven Police Department. Captain Anthony Duff ’88, the former […]

The façade of NHPD in the daytime.
Fair Haven CMT discusses strides in public safety and community health

At their monthly community management meeting, Fair Haven leaders discussed the progress of various social services in the area. On Thursday evening, members highlighted the […]

State legislature moves forward with prison gerrymandering bill

The Connecticut General Assembly’s Government Administration and Elections Committee approved legislation to abolish prison gerrymandering on Wednesday. The legislation now awaits a vote in the […]