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Newark PD Loses 167 Officers To Layoffs

November 30, 2010  | 

After months of bargaining between Newark (N.J.) Police union officials and Mayor Cory Booker's administration, 167 officers turned in their guns and badges in what will be the largest workforce reduction in 32 years, reports the The Star-Ledger.

The layoffs are projected to save $9.5 million in annual expense, part of the Booker administration's effort to close a $83 million hole in the 2011 city budget.

The department's total staffing will fall to 1,098 and prompt the dismissal of nearly every police officer hired since 2006.

Read the full story at NJ.com.

Tags: Officer Layoffs, Newark PD


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ROB ROY @ 11/30/2010 10:56 PM

What is wrong with these people? Even the most incompetent politician know's when the economy takes a dump crime takes a huge leap too. The people of Newark N.J. deserve all the crime they are about to experience.

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