Police News

Police Department

Expand Police News Menu [ + ]

Select a Department

Are You a Victim of a Crime?

  • PSC 1
  • HPD Magnet
  • PSC Interior
  • PSC Exterior

Police News

PAL Turkey Give-A-Way to Hartford Families

The Hartford Police Dept. Police Athletic League and the UCONN Men’s Hockey Team are teaming up for a  Turkey Give-A-Way to Hartford families.

The event is Wednesday, November 26th at 4:00pm, at the HPD PAL facility (85 Edwards St, formerly Quirk Middle School). The collborative team will be giving away 60 complete meals for our Hartford PAL families. PAL Board members and PAL Staff will be assisted by the UCONN Men’s Hockey team, who will join us at 4:00pm through 5:00pm to distribute the complete Thanksgiving Dinner "kits".  The team will then play floor hockey with the kids in the gym from 5:00pm – 6:00pm.  

For those who are interested in making a monetary or food donation please contact Sgt. Luis Ruiz at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / (860) 818-0028 or
Peter Getz at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  / (860) 209-1908 by Monday, November 24, 2014.

 

STF Arrest November 19, 2014

On November 19, 2014 at approximately 2:00pm, Hartford Police Department Shooting Task Force Detectives were in the area Farmington Avenue when they covertly witnessed an apparent hand to hand drug transaction involving a motor vehicle. Through the ongoing investigation the suspect vehicle was stopped in the area of 135 Broad Street. As the Detectives approached the vehicle they observed the driver attempting to conceal an item below the driver's side seat and the center console. The driver was instructed to put his hands on the steering wheel but disobeyed the commands several times. The driver was removed from the vehicle and stated that he had a gun and Heroin in the vehicle. A loaded .22 caliber revolver (obliterated serial number) along with 50 bags of heroin were recovered from the vehicle. The suspect, Joel Deleon DOB 1/1/81, is a convicted felon and known member of the Los Solidos street gang. This is the 24th time Deleon has been arrested by the Hartford Police Department. DeLeon was arrested and booked at HPD without incident. Bond 50K

Charges:
1. Failure to Stop for Traffic Signal
2. Operating w/o a License
3. Criminal Possession of a Firearm
4. Pistol w/o a Permit
5. Weapons in a Motor Vehicle
6. Obliterated Serial Number
7. Possession of Narcotics
8. PWITS Narcotics

9mm Revolver 112014

Click to Expand Menu [ + ]

Hartford Police Department
Public Safety Complex
253 High Street
Hartford CT, 06103
860-757-4000

Have Information on Hartford Crime?

HARTFORD CITY HALL ADDRESS: 550 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103 PHONE: (860)757-9311 HOURS: 8AM - 5PM