Newark Police Division Released Draft Use of Force and Bias-Free Policing Policies for Community Review and Comment
On June 2, 2017, the Newark Police Division released drafts of its revised Use of Force and Bias-Free Policing Policies for community review and comment. The proposed revisions are the culmination of a joint effort between the Newark Department of Public Safety’s Police Division (“NPD”), the City of Newark (“City”), the Department of Justice (“DOJ”), and the Independent Monitoring Team.
On June 27, 2017, the Independent Monitor hosted a community forum at NAN Newark Tech World, located at 400 Hawthorne Ave., Newark, NJ 07112 from 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm. During the forum, NPD presented its draft policies to the community for review and comment.