Public Safety

Crews work to remove Sycamore trees in Long Beach. (Credit: CBS 2)

City Officials Say Mass Tree Removal In Long Beach Is A Public Safety Issue

Long Beach residents are stumped and upset as hundreds of trees in the oceanfront town have come down.

07/01/2014

Mayor Michael Bloomberg . (Photo: CBS 2)

Bloomberg: Restrictions On NYPD Would ‘Undermine Public Safety’

In his weekly radio address Sunday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg blasted two proposals that he said would “undermine public safety” by placing a yoke on the NYPD.

05/05/2013

Sandy Hook Elementary School - Newtown, Conn. - Dec. 14, 2013 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Newtown School Safety Panel Meeting Postponed Due To Storm

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s commission that’s reviewing state policies following the deadly school shooting in Newtown has postponed its planned hearing on school safety.

02/08/2013

Generic Firefighter File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Camden City Council Nixes Tax Increase Proposal

Mayor Dana Redd proposed a 23 percent property tax increase as a way to balance the budget and bring back some of the workers. The average tax bill would have risen by $160 per year.

02/09/2011

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NJ Lawmakers Gauge Layoffs’ Effect On Safety

The Senate Law and Public Safety Committee has invited several speakers to address a recent spike in violent crime.

02/07/2011