COPS & COURTS
Qinxuan Pan retains controversial New Haven-based defense attorney Norm Pattis

Qinxuan Pan, the MIT grad student accused of murdering Kevin Jiang ENV ’22, is now being represented by the controversial New Haven-based defense attorney Norm […]

City officials: NHPD struggling with employee vaccinations

Though 78 percent of city employees have received COVID-19 vaccinations, only 65 percent of the New Haven Police Department was partially or fully vaccinated as […]

Campaign continues work to remove SROs from schools

A coalition of Connecticut youth-led organizations has recently launched a campaign to remove police from public schools and to change the nature of disciplinary actions, […]

NHPD recruitment efforts target local residents

Facing an officer shortage, the New Haven Police Department has taken steps towards their goal of recruiting more local residents to the force, including canvassing […]

New Haven is facing its highest rate of gun violence in years. Here’s what the city is doing about it.

Gun violence in New Haven has surged this year.   Since the start of the year, New Haven has seen 22 homicides and 264 confirmed shots […]

City partners with Connecticut Against Gun Violence, establishes new Office of Violence Prevention

The city of New Haven and Connecticut Against Gun Violence on Friday announced that they have joined forces to establish a new Office of Violence […]

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Local motorcycle stunt event results in two arrests

East Coastin’ 2021, a major motorcycling event, came last Saturday to the streets of New Haven, despite calls from city officials to cancel the stunts. […]

Photo of the exterior of the NHPD.
NHPD honors Joshua Castellano, who died in car accident

New Haven Police Department officials gathered on Friday to mourn the life of Officer Joshua Castellano, who died following a motor vehicle accident. A mass […]

Members of the New Haven Police Department honor Joshua Castellano, who died in a car crash.
Public Safety committee approves purchase of technology for police accountability

NHPD’s proposal for authorization to buy dashboard and body cameras pushes forward in the Board of Alders.

Up close shot of the side of a New Haven police car.
Unsealed arrest warrant provides additional details on the murder of Kevin Jiang ENV ’22

The unsealed warrant reveals Qinxuan Pan was likely involved with other New Haven shootings and reveals new information about the night of Jiang’s murder.

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ANALYSIS: New Haven is experiencing a rise in homicides, violent crime; Officials, residents split on solutions

Homicides and violent crime in New Haven are rising for the first time in years. Criminal justice professors, law enforcement and community activists debate the most effective solution.