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.

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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.

Advocates decry State’s Attorney’s dismissal of police sexual assault case

The Sex Workers and Allies Network, or SWAN, of New Haven is calling for justice after the Connecticut State’s Attorney’s Office dismissed two sexual assault cases against former New Haven Police Department Officer Gary Gamarra.

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Debate reignites over NHPD officers’ use of Thin Blue Line flag

In the past week, a debate of whether officers on duty should be allowed to wear a “Thin Blue Line” mask has erupted across the Elm City.

Pedestrian hit near Benjamin Franklin College

A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle at the intersection of Prospect and Trumbull Streets around 8:30 p.m. last night.

UP CLOSE | Formerly incarcerated individuals reenter society in a pandemic

For formerly incarcerated individuals who have left correctional institutions in the past year, the COVID-19 pandemic has only exacerbated many of the difficulties releasees face in attaining jobs, education and secure housing.

NHPD launches internal investigation after officer pulls gun, taser on shoplifter

In the wake of the recent death at the hands of police of Daunte Wright and the guilty verdict against Derek Chauvin, the former police […]

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NHPD celebrates Duff’s career and appoints new spokesperson, five lateral hires

On Monday, the New Haven Police Department held an outdoor retirement ceremony for public information officer Captain Anthony Duff ’88 in front of the department’s […]

On anniversary of Witherspoon and Washington shooting, Abolition Alliance at Yale discusses YPD’s future

Two years after Yale and Hamden police shot at Paul Witherspoon and Stephanie Washington and following the recent police killings of Daunte Wright and Adam […]

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Protesters call for police abolition following Toledo, Wright killings

In April 2019, a Hamden police officer and Yale police officer shot at two Black residents, Stephanie Washington and Paul Witherspoon — sparking citywide protests over […]

Protesters march east on Wall St. in between Silliman and Slifka.