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About the New Haven Police Department

Welcome to the New Haven Police Department, where a dedicated team of officers, dispatchers, and support staff work tirelessly to deliver exceptional police services, ensuring the safety of our community. Each member of our department plays a crucial role in achieving our overarching mission.

Our vision for the future and commitment to excellence guides us in providing professional law enforcement services that uphold justice and equality for all residents and visitors in our city. We pledge to treat everyone fairly, impartially, and with respect, maintaining the highest standards of integrity in our profession.

At the heart of our mission is a proactive approach to working collaboratively with citizens, aiming to prevent criminal activities and enhance the overall quality of life within our community. The New Haven Police Department takes pride in offering a range of services, including safety awareness programs for students in public and private schools. Our officers provide personalized assistance, from helping citizens locked out of their vehicles to conducting routine property checks for those on vacation or away for an extended period. We hold ourselves to the highest standards and are honored to provide the professional service that our community deserves.

  • 24 sworn officers
  • 9 reserve officers
  • 18 dispatchers
  • 44+ after-hour calls
  • 405 misdemeanors cases each year
  • 2,526 citations issued annually

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