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New Haven partners with CT Against Gun Violence, as residents ‘deserve a better life, free of violence’

NEW HAVEN — City officials announced a new partnership with anti-violence organization CT Against Gun Violence Friday to plan the future Office of Violence Prevention that will strive to help safeguard residents against the continuing violence that affects life for many in the city. Community Services Administrator Mehul Dalal said, about the mission of the fledgling endeavor, “We know […]

Danbury community looks for answers after 14-year-old arrested in mall shooting: ‘Everyone in society should be concerned about that’

DANBURY — Mayor Joe Cavo on Tuesday credited the city police department for their quick apprehension of a local teen in last week’s shooting at the Danbury Fair mall, but said the fact that a 14-year-old was able to illegally obtain a gun gave him pause. “Everyone in society should be concerned about that,” said Cavo in […]

2021 Legislative Session Recap

In 2021 CAGV picked up where we left off when the 2020 legislative agenda was put on hold in March, 2020 due to the pandemic: strengthening the state’s Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) and getting the state to establish an Office of Gun Violence Prevention. Substantive progress was made on both fronts, though much remains to be […]