06/16/2011 12:46 pm ET Updated Aug 16, 2011

Newark Gangs Face Police Crackdown: Ceasefire Strategy Targets Gang Violence

This fall, the Newark Police Department will offer gang members two choices: quit the life or go to federal prison.

The strategy -- known as Ceasefire -- was outlined to Patch this week by Acting Newark Police Director Samuel DeMaio.

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