+-

New initiative by acting Attorney General John Jay Hoffman hopes to curb gun violence in Newark

New initiative by acting Attorney General John Jay

New initiative by acting Attorney General John Jay Hoffman hopes to curb gun violence in Newark (April 16, 2014 10:49 PM)

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.

All plea bargains...

Content Preview This content is exclusive for Optimum, Time Warner®, Comcast®, customers with access to News 12.

Already registered or an Optimum customer?
Log in
Time Warner®, Comcast® or Service ElectricSM customer?
Create an account
Not a customer?
Subscribe

Comments

advertisement | advertise on News 12

advertisement | advertise on News 12