Trenton Mayor Asks Christie for $46.4M to Combat Surge in Homicides
Mayor Tony Mack, who laid off 100 police officers in 2011 amid sweeping city budget cuts, sent the letter before a violent weekend in Trenton that included four homicides and brought the city's total for the year to 27. The record for homicides in Trenton is 31 set in 2005.
Trenton Mayor Tony Mack sent a letter to Gov. Chris Christie on Friday asking for the state for $46.4 million in state aid to hire 75 police officers and pay their salaries for four years to battle the surge in violent crime in the state's capital.
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
LATEST PUBLIC SAFETY & JUSTICE HEADLINES
Video Just the Latest Stain on Chicago Police's Decades-Long Record of Misconduct1 day ago
On Immigration, Feds and Texas Play Chess1 day ago
Pension Cuts Win Federal Court Support in Chattanooga1 day ago
Maryland Changes How Lawsuit Payouts Are Sold1 day ago
Kentucky Governor Restores Voting Rights for Some Ex-Felons2 days ago
Black Lives Matter Protesters Sue Berkeley Police2 days ago