As we’ve cited in previous articles, New Jersey continues to lead the way in utilizing new, innovative approaches to community safety, emergency preparedness and citizen involvement.
The latest involves convoys of vans led by Newark’s mayor and filled with more than 100 of its employees and residents, flooding the city’s neighborhoods in the middle of the night as a way to reduce crime. It’s a great idea that probably should also be looked at as part of the city’s contingency planning to to utilize during a crisis or emergency.
- Newark City Council tables Mayor Cory Booker’s MUA proposal (nj.com)
- Newark Mayor Re-Elected On Strong Crime Record (npr.org)
- Pitney Bowes Business Insight Launches MapInfo Crime Profiler (eon.businesswire.com)