Councilwoman Kathy McBride uses PSA to ask Gov. Christie for help fighting Trenton crime

Kathy McBride appears in a public service announcement that began airing this week, asking for Gov. Chris Christie to deputize more law enforcement officers to assist the local police department.

Kathy McBride appears in a public service announcement that began airing this week, asking for Gov. Chris Christie to deputize more law enforcement officers to assist the local police department. (9/11/13)

TRENTON - A Trenton councilwoman is taking to the airwaves to improve public safety in New Jersey's capital city.

Kathy McBride appears in a public service announcement that began airing this week, asking for Gov. Chris Christie to deputize more law enforcement officers to assist the local police department.

The ad was paid for by her political campaign.

State police are already assisting in high crime areas in Trenton.

With 33 homicides so far, the city has already broken its record of 31 in a single year.
 

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