Inside Public Safety

Welcome to Inside Public Safety

Ronnell Higgins, Vice President for Public Safety and Community Engagement

Inside Public Safety is a monthly newsletter to share department news, upcoming events, community engagement, training opportunities, and more. We hope you find the content interesting and relevant.

Public Safety serves up burgers and smiles at the Elm City Freddy Fixer Parade

June 25, 2019
On Sunday, June 2, Chief Ronnell Higgins, the YPD Community Engagement team, and members from Yale Security and Police took part in the annual Elm City Freddy Fixer Parade—a long-standing event which originated in 1962 to celebrate the culture and history of the Black American community. In...

Yale Security takes part in Certified Institutional Protection Specialist Certification courses

June 25, 2019

On May 28, 2019, Managers Reginald F. Chavis, Brianne Kane, Lisette Delgado, and Paul Gallipoli taught the Certified Institutional Protection Specialist Certification Course. This training consisted of numerous instructional courses, including: Code of Conduct, Customer Service, Conflict...

Captain Von Narcisse presents at New Haven Academy

June 25, 2019

Yale Police Captain Von Narcisse was recently invited to join an interactive discussion with students of New Haven Academy. The discussion was part of the school’s “Senior Action Project” which tasks graduating students with addressing solutions to perceived community issues and presenting...

Yale Police Department welcomes Assistant Chief Anthony Campbell

June 25, 2019

Anthony Campbell joined Yale as an Assistant Chief of Police overseeing Patrol Operations, Community Engagement and Emergency Services, effective June 10, 2019.

Anthony is a twenty-one-year veteran law enforcement officer. He currently serves as an inspector with the New Haven State’s...

YPD Captain William Kraszewski celebrates 30 years at Yale

May 3, 2019
Police Captain William (Bill) Kraszewski recently celebrated his 30-year anniversary at Yale University. Bill has wanted to be in law enforcement for as long as he can remember. He’s always had admiration for police and “wanted to be that person to help and serve people”. In his free time, he...

An egg-celent time had by all at Egg Hunt 2019

May 3, 2019

On Wednesday, April 17, the Yale Police Department hosted Egg Hunt 2019 at Old Campus. This adult egg hunt, which was open to all Yale students, staff, and faculty, featured over 100 prizes from more than 19 local vendors, including Crossfit, Campus Customs, Fussy Coffee, Milkcraft, just to name...

YPD partners with Yale's eight affinity groups

May 3, 2019

Together we can accomplish great things

YPD is proud to partner with Yale’s eight affinity groups, which are open to all staff members and support recruitment, retention, education, advocacy, and community building.

Meet your YPD affinity liaisons:


April 2019 Crime Data

May 3, 2019

Crime data provides all of us with valuable information to help us see and understand what’s happening in our community. The alarm numbers were higher than usual in April, as the Public Safety System’s team addressed many alarm issues related to equipment repair, access, training, and...

Yale Public Safety Fleet Gets a Makeover

March 21, 2019

Public Safety has been busy working to update it’s fleet! Updates include refreshed fleet graphics featuring the new Yale Public Safety logo, new and improved all-electric Chevy Bolts, the addition of two new Segways for increased coverage and safety, and the eco-friendly, zero-idling...

ID Center Overhaul

March 21, 2019

Over the past several months, Public Safety and Security Systems have worked toward the goal of a complete simulation of both ID centers—aligning policies and procedures to meet the current administration’s vision, renovating both centers to reflect Public Safety professionalism, and...

"What's Going on" in Yale Public Safety

March 21, 2019

Public Safety is excited to launch it’s new Instagram video (IGTV) series, “What’s Going On”. In these weekly clips, Public Safety will share exciting news, announcements, and engaging posts!

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Staff Spotlight - Public Safety

March 21, 2019

Do you or a colleague have an interesting or inspirational story to share? If so, we want to hear from you!

Each month, one or more of your Public Safety colleagues will be featured in Inside Public Safety’s Staff Spotlight. Please...

Upcoming Training and Events

March 21, 2019
Community Policing & Building Trust – a facilitated discussion April 3, 5, 10, & 12: Yale Police to collaborate with selected Yale students, faculty, and staff in a facilitated discussion to enhance community and police relations. Trust and transparency between police and...

YPD recognizes extraordinary contributions

March 21, 2019

Yale Police Department recently acknowledged a number of its members for superior conduct and extraordinary contributions to the Yale Community.

The recognition program consists of eight awards which can be awarded to YPD personnell:

Medal of Honor : The highest...