Sheriff Armando Fontoura

FILE - A body camera worn by a police officer. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

Essex County Cops To Wear Body Cameras

The idea is to increase transparency and accountability while de-escalating intense situations between officers and the public they serve.

08/19/2015

Crime graphic (Credit: AP)

Essex County Calls On NJ National Guard To Stem Violence

There has been a huge increase in violent crimes in Essex County, particularly in Newark. The trend is so alarming, the county prosecutor is calling in the National Guard to help combat the violence.

12/09/2010