New initiative by acting Attorney General John Jay Hoffman hopes to curb gun violence in Newark
Acting Attorney General John Jay Hoffman is stepping in to curb the rising gun violence in Newark.
The new initiative will include state troopers on the streets, and harsher penalties for people who use guns to commit crimes.
The program is modeled after one that was put in place in Trenton last year, a plan that decreased the murder rate by a third.
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