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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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New Haven Police Make Gun and Stolen Car Arrests

November 21, 2020 

Media Contact: Captain Anthony Duff

For immediate release

November 21, 2020

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Throughout the past year, New Haven has experienced a spike in motor vehicle thefts. As of November 8th, New Haven Police crime analysts have reported that 570 vehicles have been reported stolen in the city of New Haven, a 1.7% increase from 2019.

This spike in motor vehicle thefts is not exclusive to New Haven as surrounding towns and cities have also experienced an increase. Many of these motor vehicle thefts are a crime of opportunity; with victims leaving their vehicles unsecure, often with the keys left inside of the vehicle and the engine running.

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New Haven Police Implement New Drag Racing Initiative over the Weekend

August 24, 2020 

August 24, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – On Saturday, August 22, 2020, the New Haven Police Department began enhanced enforcement of motor vehicle laws for drag racing. The enforcement was aimed at those motor vehicle operators and participants who engage in street racing, reckless driving, and illegal obstruction of city streets. During the effort, which began at sunset and went into the overnight, uniformed, and plainclothes officers and detectives monitored areas of the city where drag racing has been reported or known to occur. Law enforcement personnel shut down motor vehicle traffic and took enforcement action whenever racing started.

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New Haven Mayor and Police Chief to Host Press Conference

August 3, 2020 

August 3, 2020

MEDIA ALERT

New Haven Mayor and Police Chief to Host Press Conference on Dirt Bike & ATV Ordinance Amendment

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Today New Haven Mayor Justin Elicker and New Haven Police Chief Otoniel Reyes will host a press conference at City Hall discussing the Ordinance Amendment of the New Haven Board of Alders to Article VI: Amending the New Haven Code of Ordinances Regarding Pocket Bikes, Mini Bikes, Dirt Bikes, and All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs). The ordinance amendment has been sent to the Board of Alders for communication; it will strengthen the enforcement surrounding illegal vehicles, which has been a growing issue throughout the City, should they vote to approve it.

Press Conference on New Illegal Vehicle Ordinance Amendment

Mayor Elicker, Chief Reyes, Asst. Chief Jacobson, Corporation Counsel Pat King

Monday, August 3, 2020

New Haven City Hall

165 Church Street, 2nd Floor Atrium

12:30 PM

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City of New Haven Street Sweeping

July 23, 2020 

The City of New Haven has implemented a new street sweeping policy that will save you money in the long run.

There will no longer be towing for street sweeping, instead, the City has moved the ticket fee from $50 to $100 to save you money...and a trip to the tow yard.

On scheduled street sweeping days, please remove your vehicle from the route from 7 AM to 3 PM. To be notified of street sweeping in your area sign up for Emergency Notifications here: bit.ly/NHVAlerts

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PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT

July 23, 2020 

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT

The New Haven Police Department (NHPD) is applying for funds from the U.S. Department of Justice Edward Byrne Memorial 2020 Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program in the amount of $144,822.00.

The NHPD proposes to use the funds to support patrol personnel; to purchase bicycles and accessories for patrol; to purchase tactical gear for the emergency services unit; to provide leadership/management training and skill-building training, and to expand and deliver the Citizens Police Academy.

Any questions or comments can be addressed to the New Haven Police Department.

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Contact Us

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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Tuesday, December 8, 2020

11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM
COMPSTAT meeting

Thursday, December 10, 2020

11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM
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Thursday, December 24, 2020

11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM
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Thursday, January 7, 2021

11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM
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Friday, January 8, 2021

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