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AP: In NJ, Police Layoffs Lead To Drop In Arrests

Police in five New Jersey cities where departments have had deep layoffs are making fewer arrests for minor offenses — a trend that experts fear could lead to a rise in the most serious crimes.

11/20/2011

A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit: CBS 2)

Newark Police Union Head: Layoffs Will Go Forward

After 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.

11/29/2010

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N.J. Judge Upholds Newark Police Layoff Deadline

A judge has denied the city’s attempt to cut short a 10-day delay in the planned layoffs of more than 150 Newark police officers.

11/18/2010