• new haven police Jan 7

    Mayor Says Renee Dominguez Will Become Acting Police Chief of New Haven

    New Haven Police Chief Otoniel Reyes is retiring from his post this spring and the mayor announced that Assistant Chief Renee Dominguez will become the acting chief of the police department in June.

  • new haven police Jan 6

    New Haven Police Chief to Retire This Spring

    New Haven Police Chief Otoniel Reyes is retiring from his post this spring, the mayor’s office announced Tuesday. The mayor’s office said his last date has not been determined yet. “New Haven is my home. I was born and raised here and served our community for twenty-one years. I am honored and grateful to have started here as an...

  • new haven Jan 6

    New Haven Police Chief to Retire This Spring

    New Haven Police Chief Otoniel Reyes is retiring from his post this spring, the mayor’s office announced Tuesday.

  • new haven Dec 14, 2020

    2 Teens Shot While Walking to Store in New Haven

    Two teenagers were shot while walking to a corner store in New Haven on Sunday. A 14-year-old male from New Haven and a 16-year-old female from Hamden were walking on Stevens Street towards the store on Sylvan Street when someone in a vehicle fired at the two of them, according to police. The 16-year-old was shot in the arm and…

  • new haven Dec 7, 2020

    New Haven Police Provide Updates on Cases

    New Haven police provided updates on several cases they have been working on Monday, including a murder investigation and a shooting, among other cases. Police said the city of New Haven has been dealing with an increase in violent crime like cities across Connecticut and the nation. The most recent case police provided an update on was a shooting Friday…

  • new haven Oct 25, 2020

    Man Who Survived New Haven Crash Reunited With First Responders

    A man who survived a crash in New Haven earlier this year was reunited with the first responders who helped save him last week. Back in May, Thomas Mattesen was driving a semi-trailer truck when he was involved in a crash, authorities said. Police said the crash happened on May 9, 2020, at the intersection of Foxon Boulevard (Route 80)…

  • new haven Sep 29, 2020

    Search Continues For Whomever Struck, Killed New Haven Woman Looking for Dog

    New Haven Police continue to search for the driver who left a New Haven woman to die this weekend. Detectives say 68-year-old Celeste Staten was looking for her dog early Sunday morning when she was hit by at least one car. Police say Staten was killed crossing Whalley Avenue between Davis and Anthony streets. They said it happened just after…

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  • new haven Aug 7, 2020

    New Haven Officials Cracking Down After Recent Gun Violence

    New Haven officials are cracking down following a recent uptick in violence in the city. This comes after Mayor Justin Elicker and other city officials stressed how important it is to work together as a community to improve the uptick in violent crime. “We will not tolerate gun violence. We will continue to work in collaboration with our state and…

  • new haven Aug 4, 2020

    Man Dies After New Haven Stabbing

    A 30-year-old New Haven man has died as a result of a stabbing in New Haven Monday night. The man was hospitalized in critical condition at Yale New Haven Hospital due to injuries sustained from the stabbing before being pronounced dead, according to police. He has been identified as 30-year-old Sterling Timmone. Police and fire crews said they responded to…

  • new haven Jul 25, 2020

    Police Arrest Man Involved in Fatal Shooting in New Haven

    Police have arrested a man who allegedly shot and killed a man in New Haven earlier this month. Police said they arrested 44-year-old Rashad Ali Hardy in Princess Anne, Maryland on Friday. Ricky Newton, 36, of New Haven, was transported to the hospital for treatment after he was shot and was later pronounced dead on July 10. The shooting happened…

  • new haven Jul 14, 2020

    New Haven Police Investigate Several Shootings Since Sunday

    New Haven Police are investigating several shootings since Sunday morning and they are asking anyone with information to contact investigators. Chief Otoniel Reyes said Monday he is very concerned about the uptick in violence and he appealed to people to stop the violence before it gets worse. New Haven has seen 54 shootings and nine homicides since the beginning of…

  • new haven Jul 7, 2020

    More Cuts for New Haven Police As City Budget Finalized

    Mayor Justin Elicker says he’s finalized the 2020-2021 budget after the Board of Alders tasked him with finding another $2 million in savings. “It’s important for people to know these cuts mean something and we’re struggling with keeping our taxes in line while at the same time providing residents the services they need and deserve,” said Mayor Justin Elicker...

  • new haven Jul 7, 2020

    More Cuts for New Haven Police As City Budget Finalized

    In total, dozens of empty, police positions are being slashed or reduced.

  • new haven Jul 4, 2020

    New Haven Fire, Police Form Fireworks Task Force

    During the first three weeks of June, New Haven Fire Chief John Alston says the department received nearly ten times the calls for fireworks than they did last year. “There were 30 to 40 calls last year, there are over 300 this year,” said Alston. They’ve created a task force with inspectors from the fire department and New Haven police…

  • new haven Jun 29, 2020

    New Haven Police Cadets Face Challenging Times

    Two by two, standing at attention, the future of New Haven’s police force was sworn in today. Taking an oath, 18 New Haven police cadets vowed to serve and protect the Elm City, joining an industry confronting public scrutiny. “This is not only the start of your career but you are the first class in the New Haven Police force…

  • new haven police Jun 29, 2020

    New Haven Begins Training Latest Class of Recruits

    A new class of recruits started its training in New Haven amid nationwide concerns over racial injustice and police misconduct.

  • new haven Jun 27, 2020

    Teenager Injured in New Haven Shooting

    Police said a 19-year-old motorcyclist was shot in New Haven Friday night. The incident occurred just before 9:00 p.m. on Hallock Avenue between Third and Fourth streets in the Hill neighborhood. Police said the man was shot in the legs while on his motorcycle. He was transported to the hospital and is in stable condition, according to police. Police said…

  • new haven Jun 16, 2020

    New Haven Police Investigate 2 Separate Shootings Within an Hour

    New Haven police are investigating two separate shootings that happened within an hour of one another early Tuesday morning. New Haven police and firefighters were called to the first shooting around 12:24 a.m. Crews responded to the home on Batter Terrace in the West River neighborhood after getting a report of a gunshot victim. According to police, the gunshot victim…

  • new haven Jun 13, 2020

    2 Teens Arrested Following Several Carjackings in New Haven and Surrounding Areas

    Two teenagers were arrested following an investigation into several carjackings in the New Haven area. Police said the carjackings took place from Wednesday night into Thursday. At approximately 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, a New Haven police sergeant parked his car in the area of Winthrop Avenue near Scranton Street. The sergeant was told four of the stolen cars were recovered…

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