law enforcement

A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit Steve Sandberg)

New Jersey Cities Announce Partnership For Public Safety, Other Services

Three northern New Jersey mayors on Monday announced plans for a partnership between mayors around the state to improve public safety and reduce costs.

07/28/2014

An NYU student attends a town hall to discuss the NYPD's surveillance of Muslim communities. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYPD Spying On Muslims Leads To N.J. Senate Committee Approving New Regulations

A New Jersey State Senate committee passed a bill Monday that would require law enforcement agencies from elsewhere to give notice when they plan to conduct counterterrorism surveillance in the state — a measure prompted by revelations about NYPD spying on Muslims.

06/17/2013

Elizabeth, N.J., Fatal Accident

Pedestrian Killed In Hit-And-Run In Elizabeth, N.J.; Suspect Held

A man was being held on $150,000 bail Saturday in connection with an early-morning hit-and-run that left another man dead in Elizabeth, N.J.

12/08/2012

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Big Cities’ People-in-Power Don’t Understand Crime And Murder

For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.

07/11/2012

NJ Attorney General Paula Dow (file photo)

NJ Attorney General Makes Overtime Info For Law Enforcement Officers Confidential

State records show that troopers earned $25.5 million in overtime last year and $15.7 million as of September this year.

12/15/2011

Atlantic City Jitney (credit: Adam E. Moreira / Wiki Commons)

Jitney Association Head Backs Minibus Cameras

Surveillance cameras installed in Atlantic City’s jitneys a year ago have proved to be a valuable tool for law enforcement.

12/11/2011

Ground Zero (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Preps Security For Ground Zero

While New York leaders call the resurrection of the 16-acre property may be viewed by most Americans as a triumph of the nation’s resolve, law enforcement believe terrorists see it as another chance to prove their tenacity.

08/07/2011

Painkiller Pills (credit: AP)

Investigation Reveals Dirty Doctors, Internet Inflame New Jersey Drug Epidemic

An investigation uncovered crooked doctors, rogue Internet sites and web-based applications in New Jersey are stymieing attempts to fight an epidemic of heroin and prescription painkiller abuse.

06/15/2011

Federal law enforcement officials tried to break down barriers with the Muslim community in Brooklyn on Saturday, with a special program designed to foster a culture of understanding. (Credit: CBS 2)

Muslim Youths, Law Enforcement Bridge Gaps In Brooklyn

Federal law enforcement officials tried to break down barriers with the Muslim community in Brooklyn on Saturday, with a special program designed to foster a culture of understanding.

05/14/2011

The Statue of Liberty is seen from Liberty State Park - Jersey City, NJ - Jun 19, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Federal Government Shutdown Would Mean Closure Of Statue Of Liberty

The federally run Statue Of Liberty could be shut down this weekend along with the government if Congress fails to agree on a budget.

04/06/2011

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NYer Charged With Harassment After Nearly 50 Calls

A Hicksville man has been arrested and accused by authorities of repeatedly calling U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman and threatening local and federal law enforcement.

01/15/2011

NYPD Logo - File / Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

NYPD Cops Learn Skills Of Observation — In Museum Art Class

Law enforcement officials are taking a field trip to the museum to sharpen their skills, and it’s not your typical art class.

10/24/2010