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Police Director Sheilah Coley orders show of force in Newark after recent spike in violence

Newark's police director ordered every active man and

Newark's police director ordered every active man and woman on the force into the streets to stop an onslaught of violence in the Brick City on Thursday. (May 29, 2014 10:36 PM)

Newark's police director ordered every active man and woman on the force into the streets to stop an onslaught of violence in the Brick City on Thursday. 

The directive comes after a jump in violent crime in recent days. Officers were asked to come in uniform and show strength in numbers. 

Large scale concentrations of police resources are unusual, but is reportedly in response...

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