Newark Murder Rate & Violent Crime Soar in Wake of Police Layoffs

By Desiree Taylor

Two people were shot in Newark last night and one man died.  It was one of four murders in Newark in the past five days.  The mayor says the level of crime is unacceptable but he’s not convinced that police layoffs are the cause.

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One Response to Newark Murder Rate & Violent Crime Soar in Wake of Police Layoffs

  1. philosophy says:

    The worst crime is murder. Much of the rest, even fraud and robbery, is reversible over time. I wonder if every person knows about self if he (or she) is capable of killing? Or what is the deepest reason a person wouldn’t actually go and kill someone? Is it some sort of a pledge?

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