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New Haven Police Department

 

The men and women of New Haven Police Department are the guardians for the city. We strongly believe in shared responsibility and partnership with our community by creating a safe and culturally diverse, and inclusive city.

By employing revitalized community based policing strategies, we provide a secure environment by focusing on quality of life issues and concerns in our neighborhood.

We are staunchly dedicated to, and will carry out this mission with professionalism, fairness, and absolute integrity.

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Mayor Elicker Mourns Loss of New Haven Police Officer

September 22, 2021 

PRESS RELEASE - September 17, 2021

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Following today’s tragic death of New Haven Police Officer Joshua Castellano, Mayor Justin Elicker issued the following statement.

“My thoughts and condolences are with the family of Officer Castellano as well as his friends and colleagues at the New Haven Police Department,” Said Mayor Justin Elicker. “Officer Castellano served our community for seven years. We’re thankful for Officer Castellano’s service; he will be greatly missed.”

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Mayor Elicker, Chief Reyes Release Statements on Violence Over the Weekend

February 8, 2021 

February 7, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Press Conference Monday 2/8/2021 at 11 AM on the Steps of NHPD

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Following the sixth homicide of 2021 and multiple violent acts of the weekend, New Haven Mayor Justin Elicker and New Haven Police Chief Otoniel Reyes released statements ahead of a press conference to be held Monday morning.

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New Haven Mayor, Police Chief, Officials Attend Historic Project Longevity Call-In

January 27, 2021 

January 27, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

New Haven Project Longevity Becomes the Second Group Violence Intervention Site in the Country to Host a Call-In Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Yesterday evening New Haven Mayor Justin Elicker, Police Chief Otoniel Reyes, members of the New Haven Police Department, Stacey Spell, and Archie Generoso from Project Longevity, public safety partners, and community members held the first Project Longevity Call-in in a year.

“In New Haven, like many urban centers amid the pandemic, we have seen an increase in violent crime. It is a tragedy when we lose community members prematurely,” reminded Mayor Justin Elicker. “Our Police Department, Youth Department, and other city staff are working hard to address the violence and provide the support to those who are affiliated with violent street groups. Call-ins are only one tool we are using to engage community members who are at-risk for involvement in violence. When I spoke with the young men last night, I made clear both that the violence must stop and that our team and I will do everything in our power to support and help them choose a different path.”

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Office of the Chief
Phone: (203) 946-6333

Address
1 Union Avenue
New Haven, CT 06519

Non Emergency
Phone: (203) 946-6316

Emergency Number: 911

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