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Justice Dept. to Place Newark PD Under Monitor

February 10, 2014
The decision follows a federal review of the way the state’s largest police force swept aside accusations of misconduct against hundreds of officers and its almost-total failure to address complaints of brutality and abuse lodged by Newark residents over the years.

N.J. Detective Splits Time as Cop and Football Coach

October 3, 2012

Det. Brian Logan of the Newark (N.J.) PD works the night shift verifying tips in a Crime Stoppers van so he can spend his afternoons coaching his local high school football team.

Newark Cops Return To Duty

January 10, 2012
Newark welcomed back nine police officers on Monday, the first of 29 Newark Police officers to return to active duty that will be funded by a federal grant obtained in 2011.

Surveillance Images Help Authorities Arrest Two In N.J. Cop's Slaying

November 9, 2011
Authorities have arrested two men in Philadelphia in connection with the fatal shooting of an off-duty Newark police officer. After identifying them on grainy surveillance images, officers arrested two men "of interest" in the slaying of Newark detective Michael Morgan.

N.J. Cops Offer Reward for Off-duty Officer's Shooter

November 8, 2011
New Jersey authorities offered a $25,000 reward for the suspect who fatally shot a Newark PD police officer outside a strip club early Monday.

Off-duty N.J. Detective Fatally Shot During Armed Robbery

November 7, 2011
A Newark Police detective was fatally shot earlier this morning attempting to stop an armed robbery outside of a club in Paterson. Det. Michael Morgan, 32, was shot outside the Sunrise Lounge club on Straight Street around 3 a.m.

Feds Fund Hiring of 1,000 Local Officers

September 29, 2011
The DOJ's Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) office awarded the grants to 238 law enforcement agencies and municipalities. The awards will create or help preserve 1,021 sworn law enforcement positions.

Newark "Bloods" Street Gang Leader Arrested and Charged

September 1, 2011
Narik "Spaz" Wilson has been arrested and charged with two counts of being a felon in possession of firearms. He is alleged to be the leader of the Sex Money Murder set of the Bloods street gang that waged a "street war" against a rival gang.

Officer Layoffs: Assistance from Your Former Agency

August 5, 2011

Waiting for a recall doesn't pay the bills for laid-off officers. Fortunately, most officers who are laid off may no longer be on the job, but they are not forgotten by their comrades.

N.J. Cop Delivers Baby in McDonald's Bathroom

July 22, 2011
A Newark (N.J.) Police officer is being hailed as a hero, after he helped a woman deliver her baby boy on Wednesday afternoon in a McDonald's bathroom.

Funeral Held for Newark Officer Killed in Drive-By Shooting

June 2, 2011
Newark Police Officer William Johnson was remembered today as a man devoted to his native city and his two daughters a week after he was killed in a drive-by shooting. He was off duty and standing at the counter of a fast-food restaurant in Newark waiting for a slice of pizza.

Newark Officer Fatally Shot While Off Duty

May 27, 2011
William Johnson, 45, was a 16-year veteran of the force. Two others were also injured when an unknown assailant pulled up and opened fire into the crowded Texas Fried Chicken and Pizza from inside a moving car.

Feds Launch Probe of Newark PD

May 9, 2011
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a 96-page petition accusing Newark of spotty internal affairs investigations and rampant misconduct in September.

Chicago Mayor Picks Newark Chief As New Top Cop

May 2, 2011
Chicago's Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel has picked the Newark (N.J.) Police director as his choice for police superintendent to replace departing Jody Weis, whose FBI background often didn't mesh with patrol officers.

Newark PD Loses 167 Officers To Layoffs

November 30, 2010
The department's total staffing will fall to 1,098 and prompt the dismissal of nearly every police officer hired since 2006.

ACLU Sues Newark PD

September 10, 2010
The American Civil Liberties Union has sued the Newark Police Department, alleging the agency violates the civil rights of its citizens. On Thursday, several City Council members supported the claim.

Newark PD Will Add Video to 50 Patrol Cars

April 20, 2010
The cameras will be installed within the dashboard, rather than the mounted style used by many law enforcement agencies. Police Director Garry McCarthy said the mounted cameras pose an injury risk to officers in the event of a motor-vehicle accident.

Newark Police Add 54 Recruits With 115th Class

March 3, 2010
At the ceremony, Mayor Cory Booker reminded the recruits that the city laid off and furloughed workers, slashed salaries, and shrank other programs to pay for these new recruits, who will make $42,038 their first year.
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