Newark Police Department
Mayor Cory Booker has joined forces with police officers, firefighters and prosecutors to recruit about 40 children, ages 10-14, to attend a special summer camp where they will learn to report crimes, stay away from gangs and carry fire hoses.
A Newark Police officer was among three people injured Thursday night in a shooting at a restaurant in New Jersey’s largest city.
New Jersey’s American Civil Liberties Union chapter in September called for federal oversight of the city’s 1,300-officer department.
A lawsuit claims Newark police officers illegally handcuffed and detained a high school student who made a cell phone video of them responding to an incident on an NJT bus.
Shootings. Carjackings. Robberies. Crime in Newark is on the rise and is showing no signs of slowing down, WCBS 880’s Monica Miller reports.
Two people were fatally shot early Saturday morning at a social club in Newark and another two people were shot in a separate incident, officials said.
There 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.
The ACLU has filed a formal complaint with the federal government, saying the Newark Police Department has shown a pattern of excessive force and police brutality.