The Charger Bulletin

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 exactly their rights are when confronted by law enforcement, and the proper protocol to follow. ...

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 a panel of students, professors, and professionals in the criminal justice field. “It came about beca...

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 on campus that I often walked alone to, meeting friends there. I never had a problem walki...

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 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

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

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

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 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

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

   *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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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