COPS & COURTS
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 […]

Interpol issues red notice for Qinxuan Pan, expanding scope of search

As the search for Qinxuan Pan continues, U.S. Marshals are widening their scope and recently secured a “red notice” through Interpol for his arrest on […]

The façade of NHPD in the daytime.
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.
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 […]

Pedestrian struck at Chapel and High Street intersection

At around 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, a 31-year-old woman was hit by a pickup truck at the intersection of Chapel and High Street in front […]

Community supports Oriental Pantry after break-in

Around 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, Oriental Pantry — an Asian market on Orange Street — was broken into and robbed. The community has since rallied […]

Yoon-ock Kim prepares bibimbap in the kitchen area of Oriental Pantry
Female officers advance in New Haven Police Department

Six female officers in the New Haven Police Department were promoted in March, coinciding with Women’s History Month. Early this month, Renee Dominguez officially took […]

Police officers stand in the middle of the street facing people gathered on the sidewalk.