Democratic Mayoral Candidate Eric Adams Among Those Who Met With President Biden On Illegal Guns And Crime ReductionThe president's plan focuses on providing funding to cities that need more police, more community support, and cracking down on illegal firearms with serious consequences.
New Jersey Gun Reform: Gov. Murphy Calls For Mandatory Safety Course, Lock Boxes And Increased Age RequirementsMurphy also proposed additional funding for violence intervention groups, like the Newark Community Street team, and the Gun Violence Research Center at Rutgers University.
1-Year-Old Shot In Head In Newark Survives Emergency Surgery, Family Says; Police Looking For SuspectsPolice said the toddler was an unintended victim in a targeted shooting Monday afternoon.
Unifying America: Newark Community Street Team Transforming South Ward Home Into Safe House For Trauma VictimsA promising step forward is being taken in Newark, a community hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic.
Unifying America: Newark Community Street Team's Partnership With Police Grows, As City Becomes Safer By The DayCBS2 is profiling a special organization in Newark that partners with police, staying at the scene long after officers leave.
Community Street Team, De-Escalation Training Credited For Newark's Decreasing Homicide, Violent Crime RatesThe city says its homicide rate in 2019 was the lowest it's been since 1961, and since last year, violent crime and arrests are also down.