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A university police car, West Haven, April 20, 2022.

University chief of police responds to concerns surrounding lack of campus safety

Stephen Gangi, Contributing Writer April 26, 2022

When most children grow up, they are met with the expectations of going to college and getting a degree, but what happens if the place that these children are being sent to isn’t kept safe? Universities...

Lauren Smith-Fields in a selfie from her Instagram.

Missing white woman syndrome affects women of color

Jenelle Johnson, Contributing Writer February 8, 2022

In Dec. 2021, 23-year-old Lauren Smith-Fields was found dead at her apartment in Bridgeport, Conn. after she reportedly went on a date with a white man, identified as Matthew LaFountain. LaFountain was...


ACJA Hosts “Know Your Rights” Panel

Everett Bishop, Student Life Editor March 6, 2019

The American Criminal Justice Association (ACJA) hosted a “Know Your Rights” panel to a packed Alumni Lounge on Monday, Feb. 25. Panelists talked about common misconceptions people may have about what...

NAACP Hosts Policing the Police Panel

NAACP Hosts “Policing the Police” Panel

Christina Genovese, Community Engagement Editor February 13, 2019

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), hosted Policing the Police, a panel in the Alumni Lounge on Tuesday, Feb. 5. The event was open to anyone on campus and included...

Walking Campus at Night

Walking Campus at Night

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer November 14, 2018

When I came to the University of New Haven four years ago, I was scared but excited. I had never been this far away from my family before, and for the first time, I was by myself. There were so many events...

ASR Uncovers Low Campus Crime Rate

ASR Uncovers Low Campus Crime Rate

Karina Krul, Editor-In-Chief October 17, 2018

The University of New Haven police department recently released the 2018 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASR), which details campus crime over the last three years. On the main campus, the...

Students Discuss Role of Police in Minority Communities

Students Discuss Role of Police in Minority Communities

Chazz Mair, Staff Writer April 3, 2018

The American Criminal Justice Association (ACJA) held a roundtable discussion on the topic of police operating in minority communities. The discussion was hosted by Black Student Union (BSU) member Lachelle...

Formation: Controversy Blown Out of Proportion

Glenn Rohrbacker February 17, 2016

Beyoncé stole the Super Bowl stage Sunday, Feb.7 with the performance of her new single, “Formation,” which overshadowed both Coldplay and a fresh-looking Bruno Mars. This song was released just a...

The Police Are Ordinary People Just Like Us

The Charger Bulletin November 11, 2015

By BENJAMIN LAPLANTE Contributing Writer [email protected] The police have gained a lot of negative attention in the media over the past year because of events that started in Ferguson. The...

The 24th Annual Arnold Markle Symposium

Alyssa MacKinnon October 7, 2015

The 24th Annual Arnold Markle Symposium took place Oct. 3 and 4 at the University of New Haven. The Symposium was on the topic of Police Involved Shootings, and featured speakers who are nationally recognized...

Campus Crime Blotter 3/12/14

The Charger Bulletin March 12, 2014

   *In accordance with the Federal law known as the Clery Act, the UNH Campus Police maintains a Crime Log, which contains information on alleged criminal incidents reported to the UNH Police. The following...

College of Crime Fighting

Katerina Sperl February 14, 2013

The education level of police is constantly changing. A couple of decades ago, few police officers ever attended college. Today, the large amounts of criminal justice majors contribute to having more disciplined,...

West Haven Drug Bust: $3 Million Worth of Marijuana Seized

Kerri Zbodula October 17, 2012

Early this month, authorities detained 360 pounds of marijuana and tens of thousands of dollars worth of growth equipment in West Haven, Conn. Police had achieved a search and seizure warrant on Wednesday,...

UNH Participates in National Tell A Police Officer “Thank You” Day

Ryan Irons September 19, 2012

University of New Haven students in the American Criminal Justice Association: Psi Omega chapter held their 1st Annual Police Appreciation Luncheon in response to a Facebook group Whole Truth Project’s...

Officials: Cops coerced boys in NJ gang-rape case

Liz De La Torre April 15, 2010

From The Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. – The two youngest boys charged with gang-raping a 7-year-old girl last month may have been pressured into confessing and implicating others in the case, according...

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