Citizens Confront Cops On Trust-Building


NEW HAVEN – A few years ago, New Haven police officers arrested Holly Tucker’s mother on the New Haven Green. Tuesday evening, she confronted the assistant chief who had overseen the arrest for how he had treated her.

That happened at a community conversation about policing hosted by the New Haven Alumnae Chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority at the Whitneyville Cultural Commons in Hamden Tuesday evening that ended up illustrating some of the issues it aimed to address.

The sorority invited two New Haven assistant chiefs —  Herb Sharp and Renee Dominguez —  and policing expert and University of New Haven (UNH) Professor Lorenzo Boyd, for a panel discussion on “use of force, community trust, and next steps for prevention.”

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