Derrick Hatcher

Newark Mayor, Police Union Head At Odds Over LayoffsThere is concern and worry in New Jersey's largest city. Newark residents were wondering Tuesday if their streets were safe after 14 percent of the city's police officers were laid off.
Newark Police Union Head: Layoffs Will Go ForwardAfter months of talks, legal maneuvers, and delays 167 Newark police officers will lose their jobs, the head of the Newark Fraternal Order of Police said.
Newark Police Dept. Ready To Send Layoff NoticesAlmost all of the 180 police recruits hired the last three years in Newark stand to lose their jobs.