Justin Elicker and Karl Jacobson

New Haven Mayor Justin Elicker stands in front of TV news microphones while holding a piece of paper and speaking with the media, while police chief Karl Jacobson stands nearby listening with one hand crossed over the other.

New Haven Mayor Justin Elicker (left) and city police chief Karl Jacobson announce the state’s attorney’s decision to bring charges against the officers involved in the Randy Cox incident. New Haven Independent | Thomas Breen photo