Trenton mayor: Virtually no hope to avoid police layoffs

Trenton Mayor Tony Mack is warning that there is almost no hope of avoiding the layoffs of more than 100 police officers. The scheduled layoffs

TRENTON - Trenton Mayor Tony Mack is warning that there is almost no hope of avoiding the layoffs of more than 100 police officers. The scheduled layoffs will affect 108 officers, a third of the force. Trenton is cutting millions in spending after losing half of its aid for being a distressed city. Mack says the layoffs mean residents will have to be better partners with the city to fight crime.Thirty superior officers will also be demoted by one rank.108 police officers, dozens of workers to be laid off in Trenton

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