Public Safety News from 09/2016

Three Yale Police Officers Receive Medal of Valor

September 27, 2016

Yale Police Officers, Daniel Cavanaugh, Danny Sentementes and Sergeant Christopher Halstead, received the Medal of Valor Award from the Connecticut Police Chiefs Association (CPCA) at their annual fall meeting. They received this medal for their brave, calm and competent response during the...

The End of an Era – Assistant Chief Michael Patten of the Yale Police Department Retires

September 7, 2016

Assistant Chief Michael Patten of the Yale Police Department (YPD) retired last week after 43 years in law enforcement, 25 of those at Yale. AC or Mike, as he is known by most, started as an officer walking the Timothy Dwight, Silliman and lower Hillhouse Avenue beat. “Back then in the early...