Re-Accredit Newark's Police Academy

New Jersey Acting Attorney General John Jay Hoffman,

We, the citizens of Newark, N.J., are concerned about crime in our city. Newark currently has a total of 986 uniformed police officers compared with 1,131 in 2010. We feel strongly that Newark must hire additional police officers as quickly as possible to make our city streets safer. Newark's police recruits are trained at the Essex County Police Academy in Cedar Grove. But the Academy has a limited number of training positions available, greatly reducing the number of Newark recruits who can be trained at any given time. As residents of the largest city in Essex County, as well as the state, we agree with Mayor Ras Baraka and the City Council that Newark should have it's own police academy. Therefore, we are asking you, as the acting attorney general of New Jersey, to re-accredit the City of Newark's police academy, thus giving the city the ability to train more police recruits.

Who's signing

Raymond Montalvo
Frank Capra
Daniela Cunha
federico caimi
Miriam Duro
Jeannette Marasco
Janaina Camilo
Daniela Lopez
Hipolito Felix
David Ramos Jr
Andreia Nobre
Fernando Barros
Frank Gravato
Regina oliveira
Michael Barreiro
Michelle Vivanz
Norma Vazquez
Cynthia Brown
Mari Figueroa
Israel Alford
Deborah Ballard
jimill sommers
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  • Raymond Montalvo
    signed via 2015-08-04 20:58:16 -0400
  • Frank Capra
    signed 2015-08-04 20:56:04 -0400
    We as citizens of the “Great City of Newark” are extremely concerned for our safety these days and ask for more officers to be put back on the streets of Newark. Also, open up a Police Academy in Newark as soon as possible. Thank you!
  • Daniela Cunha
    signed 2015-08-04 20:48:17 -0400
  • federico caimi
    signed via 2015-08-04 20:46:05 -0400
  • Miriam Duro
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  • Miriam Duro
    @spnshqt tweeted link to this page. 2015-08-04 20:37:16 -0400
    Sign the petition: Re-Accredit Newark's Police Academy http://www.anibalramosjr.com/academy?recruiter_id=132234
  • Miriam Duro
    signed 2015-08-04 20:36:48 -0400
  • Jeannette Marasco
    signed via 2015-08-04 20:36:32 -0400
  • Janaina Camilo
    signed 2015-08-04 20:35:30 -0400
  • Daniela Lopez
    signed 2015-08-04 20:33:20 -0400
  • Hipolito Felix Jr.
    posted about this on Facebook 2015-08-04 20:32:03 -0400
    Sign the petition: Re-Accredit Newark's Police Academy
  • Hipolito Felix
    signed 2015-08-04 20:30:50 -0400
  • David Ramos Jr
    signed 2015-08-04 20:30:48 -0400
    Let me know when it gets going I want to apply
  • Andreia Nobre
    signed 2015-08-04 20:30:44 -0400
  • Fernando Barros
    signed 2015-08-04 20:13:02 -0400
  • Frank Gravato
    signed 2015-08-04 20:06:33 -0400
  • Regina oliveira
    signed 2015-08-04 20:01:38 -0400
  • Michael Barreiro
    signed 2015-08-04 19:57:05 -0400
  • Michelle Vivanz
    signed 2015-08-04 19:43:13 -0400
  • Norma Amador Rosa-Vazquez
    posted about this on Facebook 2015-08-04 19:07:24 -0400
    Sign the petition: Re-Accredit Newark's Police Academy
  • Norma Vazquez
    signed 2015-08-04 19:06:19 -0400
  • Cynthia Brown
    signed 2015-08-04 18:46:09 -0400
  • Mari Figueroa
    signed 2015-08-04 17:35:20 -0400
  • Israel Alford
    signed 2015-08-04 17:32:56 -0400
  • Deborah Ballard
    signed 2015-08-04 17:32:16 -0400
  • jimill sommers
    signed 2015-08-04 17:08:45 -0400
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