This City’s Police Force Says No Officer Fired a Single Shot in 2020, Citing Successful De-escalation Training

Newark police and city officials say their de-escalation training program is working, with not one officer firing his or her weapon while on duty in 2020. The New Jersey police force faced huge challenges this year, with officers being exposed to COVID-19 on the job, and protestors marching against police brutality in the summer. While […]

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