• new haven Oct 20

    NHPD a Model in Children's Trauma Response

    New Haven police said they have plans to make the rounds at a New Haven apartment complex where last Monday, a young baby was found inside a dumpster. Their goal: reach parents and caregivers of the youngest residents. “Those kids are listening. Those kids know something is going on and they might not know the full extent of it, but…

  • new haven Oct 19

    New Haven Police Helping Children Who Are Exposed to Violence

    New Haven police have partnered with Yale for decades to help children who may be exposed to violence or scary situations involving officers and others.

  • new haven Sep 7

    Police Investigate New Haven Shooting

    Police are investigating after a shooting left one injured in New Haven on Sunday night. The incident happened at approximately 7:41 p.m. on Shepard Street at Read Street in the Newhallville neighborhood, according to police. Police said a 24-year-old man from New Haven was shot in the shoulder and has non-life threatening injuries. Officers remain at the scene as detectives…

  • new haven Aug 31

    Police ID West Haven Man Killed in Shooting in New Haven

    A West Haven man has died after he was shot in New Haven on Sunday night. Police said 37-year-old Jerome Christopher Moye, of West Haven, was shot on Hazel Street in the Newhallville neighborhood around 8:15 p.m. Officers and firefighters responded to the area after getting a ShotSpotter alert and 911 calls about a person shot. An ambulance transported Moye…

  • new haven Aug 24

    Off-Duty Firefighter Shot in New Haven

    An off-duty firefighter who was shot while walking near his house in New Haven Saturday night remained hospitalized as of Sunday morning, according to police. The incident happened at approximately 7:15 p.m. outside a residence on Shelton Avenue between Read Street and the Hamden town line near Goodrich Street, police said. Police said the 28-year-old was transported to Yale New…

  • new haven Aug 22

    Police Investigate Double Stabbing in New Haven

    Police are investigating after a double stabbing near the downtown green in New Haven Friday afternoon. The incident happened close to the downtown bus stop at Chapel Street and Temple Street at approximately 4:24 p.m., police said. A 22-year-old woman sustained multiple stab wounds and a 29-year-old man suffered a stab wound to the back, according to police. Both victims…

  • New Haven Police Department Aug 20

    New Haven Police Launch Recruitment Effort

    On a rainy afternoon, New Haven police officers are out talking with the community, looking for the next officers to join their force. “We just recently put a class of 20 in,” said Sgt. Dana Smith, a recruitment supervisor with the New Haven Police Department. “So ideally that’s what we’re looking for.” Their search comes at a challenging time...

  • new haven Aug 19

    New Haven Police Want You to Know They Are Hiring

    Officers within the New Haven Police Department say being an officer is a great way to give back to the community and the department is hiring.

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  • new haven Aug 8

    Police Arrest Hamden Man Involved in Officer-Involved Shooting on New Gun Charges

    Officials have arrested a man in New Haven who was involved in an officer-involved shooting in Hamden last year. Paul Witherspoon, 22, of Hamden, was arrested on new gun charges following New Haven officials’ attempt to limit violence after a recent uptick in the city. Police said they seized eight guns and made nine arrests from July 26 to Aug….

  • New Haven Police Department Aug 4

    Ex-New Haven Police Officer Faces Criminal Charges After Use of Force Investigation

    A former New Haven police officer is facing criminal charges after a use of force investigation, the Office of the Chief State’s Attorney confirmed Tuesday. Former Officer Jason Santiago was fired in June after he was accused of using excessive force while responding to a call last December. He was arrested by the Chief State’s Attorney on a warrant...

  • new haven Jul 11

    Police ID Man Killed in New Haven Shooting

    Police have identified a man they say was killed during a shooting in New Haven Friday night. Ricky Newton, 36, of New Haven, was transported to the hospital for treatment after he was shot and was later pronounced dead. The incident occurred on Rosette Street in the Hill neighborhood, according to police. Officers were at the scene for hours on…

  • new haven Jul 9

    Police Investigate Stabbing on New Haven Green

    Police are investigating after a stabbing that injured a woman on the New Haven Green. The incident occurred Thursday afternoon at the downtown bus stop benches on the New Haven Green at Chapel and Temple streets, according to police. Police said a 41-year-old woman was stabbed in the arm and her injuries are non-life threatening. Anyone with information is asked…

  • new haven Jul 6

    Empty Shipping Container Prompts Investigation in New Haven

    What turned out to be an empty shipping container prompted an investigation in New Haven on Monday. Police said the New Haven Police Department Hazardous Devices Unit was called to Cedar Street near Congress Avenue. According to officers, an unattended package was found outside of a medical building. The package was later determined to be an empty shipping container. A…

  • new haven Jun 30

    Police Investigate Shooting in New Haven

    Police are investigating after a man was shot several times in New Haven Monday night. The shooting occurred at approximately 8:15 p.m. in the area of Huntington Street between Butler Street and Shepard Street in the Newhallville neighborhood. Officers initially responded to a ShotSpotter alert and 911 calls of gunfire. A 31-year-old New Haven man was shot and transported to…

  • new haven Jun 19

    Teen Shot Dead While Sleeping in New Haven Home: Police

    Police are investigating after they believe a woman was shot and killed in her sleep earlier this week in New Haven. The incident occurred on Wednesday inside a house on Valley Street between West Hills Road and Emerson Street in the West Rock neighborhood at approximately 8:45 a.m. Police said they responded to a 911 call of an unconscious person….

  • new haven Jun 17

    New Haven Officer Accused of Using Excessive Force Fired

    A New Haven police officer whose actions were caught on camera has been fired after being accused of using excessive force during a call last December.

  • New Haven Police Department Jun 17

    New Haven Police Officer Accused of Using Excessive Force Fired

    The New Haven Board of Police Commissioners has voted to terminate an officer accused of using excessive force while responding to a call last December. The decision was made at a virtual meeting as protesters gathered outside city hall to call for an end to police brutality. New Haven Police Chief Otoniel Reyes said at a press conference last week…

  • New Haven Police Department Jun 13

    New Haven Police Officer Accused of Excessive Force Placed on Leave

    New Haven Police Chief Otoniel Reyes held a news conference on Friday and said a police officer is accused of using excessive force and has been placed on leave and another officer who is accused of violating department procedures is suspended for 15 days. Reyes said the incident happened on Christmas when Officer Jason Santiago, an eight-year-veteran of the force…

  • new haven Jun 12

    New Haven Police Officer Accused of Using Excessive Force

    A New Haven police officer has been accused of excessive force and now the chief is calling for his termination

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