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Outside Monitor Needed To Clean Up Misconduct In Newark Police, Feds Say

AP | Posted 07.22.2014 | Crime

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Newark police engaged in the excessive use of force, routinely stopped people on the street for no legitimate reason and regular...

NYPD: Newark Police Knew We Were Spying On Muslims

AP | By COLLEEN LONG and TOM HAYS | Posted 02.24.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Officials in three states traded accusations over who knew what about a secret 2007 New York Police Department operation that monitored an...

Culture Shock in the Police Department: How the Newark Police Processed an Officer's Sexual Assault Allegation

Deborah Jacobs | Posted 08.10.2011 | New York
Deborah Jacobs

The culture of a police department determines the extent of misconduct, and this certainly applies to Newark, NJ.

Release Newark Police Director's Disciplinary Records

Deborah Jacobs | Posted 07.17.2011 | New York
Deborah Jacobs

If DeMaio's disciplinary records stay hidden, the city of Newark misses a rare opportunity to shift the tone of the Newark Police Department. Mayor Booker must embrace a transparent process if he has any hope of earning public support for his pick.

Laura Gottesdiener

Police Department Faces Unsettling Abuse Allegations | Laura Gottesdiener | Posted 07.12.2011 | New York

Newark resident Rasheed Moore was driving toward the intersection of 18th Avenue and S. 13th Street in January, 2005, when his vehicle collided with a...

Feds Investigating 'Rampant Misconduct' At Department Led By Chicago's New Top Cop

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.09.2011 | Chicago

As Chicago prepares to welcome its new police superintendent, Newark Police Department Director Garry McCarthy, federal authorities have launched an i...

William Alden

Newark Police Layoffs Threaten Crime-Fighting As Budget Cuts Spark Fears | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEWARK, N.J. -- Early on a recent Wednesday morning, a 23-year-old former cop named Robert looked out to his driveway and noticed his car was gone....

Newark Residents Have Zero Tolerance for Police Corruption

Deborah Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Deborah Jacobs

Cory Booker's "zero tolerance for corruption," as he put it in a press statement, should apply to lawless officers running rampant in the city as well as administration appointees on the take.