Tag Archives: New Haven Police Department

Making Peace

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Gary Kyshon Miller Sr., age 20. Walter Jaynes Sr., age 19. These and more than 600 other names are etched into bricks on a broad, curving walkway that leads to New Haven’s new Botanical Garden of Healing…

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Government Agency

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In 1961, Robert A. Dahl, then the chair of political science at Yale, published what would become a seminal book on “the political structure of a typical American city”—New Haven. Who Governs? Democracy and Power in an American City traces …

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Enforcement

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It’s sometime after midnight in late December, 2015. I’m standing on a public sidewalk in the commercial part of the Annex, photographing some…

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Intro to Local Politics

New Haven's aldermanic chambers

Aristotle said that man is by nature a political animal, but getting involved in local politics may not come so naturally. …

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Flag-Waving

The Emerald Society at the 2017 Greater New Haven St. Patrick's Day Parade

A photo essay. To view all 28 shots, check out the email version.

Thanks to a wind-chill factor in the teens, the crowd at Sunday’s Greater New Haven St. Patrick’s Day Parade was smaller than usual. …

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New Haven’s Finest

John Driscoll circa 1892

“The oldest active sergeant… Unquestionable integrity, loyalty to his duty… Earned the utmost respect of every member of the department… Law-abiding citizens respect and honor this man, lawbreakers fear him… With Rooseveltian persistency…

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