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ASR Uncovers Low Campus Crime Rate

ASR Uncovers Low Campus Crime Rate

Karina Krul, Editor-In-Chief

October 17, 2018


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

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 third-highest count for reported crime in 2017 was rape, with a total of eight. The most reported crime...

Students Discuss Role of Police in Minority Communities

Students Discuss Role of Police in Minority Communities

Chazz Mair, Staff Writer

April 3, 2018


Filed under Student Life

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 Barnes and moderated in conjunction by University of New Haven freshman and USGA senator, Jord...

Formation: Controversy Blown Out of Proportion

Glenn Rohrbacker

February 17, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Music

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 day before the big game, along with a provocative music video. The video, first abstractly, then more liter...

The Police Are Ordinary People Just Like Us

The Charger Bulletin

November 11, 2015


Filed under Opinion & Editorials

By BENJAMIN LAPLANTE Contributing Writer blapl1@unh.newhaven.edu The police have gained a lot of negative attention in the media over the past year because of events that started in Ferguson. The news of the justified shooting quickly spread nationwide, sparking a massive movement against the...

The 24th Annual Arnold Markle Symposium

Alyssa MacKinnon

October 7, 2015


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

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 experts in law enforcement and forensic science, including Henry C. Lee. Lee told some novel-...

Campus Crime Blotter 3/12/14

The Charger Bulletin

March 12, 2014


Filed under Features

   *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 are matters of public record.    1. SEXUAL ASSAULT Location: N/A Date: 03/02/14 Time: 12:09 p.m. ...

College of Crime Fighting

Katerina Sperl

February 14, 2013


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven, West Haven News

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, obedient units. What is in the future for pushing education levels even higher? New Haven...

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

Kerri Zbodula

October 17, 2012


Filed under West Haven News

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, Oct. 3, for an apartment located at 737 Third Ave. Arrested for the crime were two Bronx residents...

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

Ryan Irons

September 19, 2012


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

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 event “National Tell a Police Officer ‘Thank You’ Day”. The event was held on Saturday, Sept....

Officials: Cops coerced boys in NJ gang-rape case

Liz De La Torre

April 15, 2010


Filed under Global News

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 to two people with firsthand knowledge of the police interrogations. Two men — 20-year-old...

“Christian Warriors” Allegedly Plotted Attack on Cops

The Associated Press

April 1, 2010


Filed under Global News

DETROIT – Nine suspects tied to a Christian militia that was preparing for the Antichrist were charged with conspiring to kill police officers, then kill scores more by attacking a funeral using homemade bombs, federal prosecutors said Monday. The Michigan-based group, called Hutaree, planned to us...

Chile Troops, Police Attack Post-Quake Looting

The Associated Press

March 3, 2010


Filed under Global News

CONCEPCION, Chile – Rescuers found signs of life in the wreckage of a 15-story building Monday as the world offered aid to victims of an earthquake that killed more than 700 people. Troops and police arrested dozens of people for violating a curfew designed to prevent looting. The toll of dead rose to ...

Calif. city’s police to wear head-mounted cameras

Liz De La Torre

December 19, 2009


Filed under Global News

From The Associated Press SAN JOSE, Calif. – San Jose police are testing head-mounted cameras to record interactions with the public. The test using 18 patrol officers comes as citizens' groups criticize the department for too often using force during arrests. Officers are to turn on the ...

Bail hearing for Pa. police accused of cover-up

Liz De La Torre

December 16, 2009


Filed under Global News

From The Associated Press SHENANDOAH, Pa. – After taking part in a fight that left a Mexican immigrant mortally wounded on the street, teenagers Brandon Piekarsky and Derrick Donchak fled. They didn't get very far before running into two police officers responding to a 911 call about the assault. These...

Cell phone video shows police beating of student

Liz De La Torre

October 25, 2009


Filed under Global News

From The Associated Press SAN JOSE, Calif. – A cell phone video that shows police officers repeatedly hitting an unarmed university student with batons and a Taser gun has prompted a criminal investigation into the officers' conduct, a San Jose police spokesman said. The video, posted by the ...

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