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An initiative that has empowered dozens of citizens to find solutions to problems will be expanded statewide after pilot programs in Trenton and Perth Amboy found success.
The Citizens Campaign, a nonprofit advocacy group that has led efforts to pass state and municipal pay-to-play rules, launched the Civic Trustee initiative as a way for residents to work together and address issues facing their cities.Read More!
We recently celebrated the inaugural Civic Trustees from Trenton, Perth Amboy, and Newark at our Celebration of Civic Innovation Gala. In his speech to the Trustees and the other esteemed attendees, our Chairman, Harry Pozycki, talked about how we got here, the commitment of the Trustees and their incredible accomplishments to date. He also talked a little bit about hope.Read More!
The use of auxiliary police forces, trained citizen volunteers who work alongside sworn officers, may be helpful to bridge trust between the community and police, acting Attorney General John Hoffman said Thursday while speaking at an event at Thomas Edison State College.
Hoffman said programs should be worked out based on the needs and climate of each agency, but that he sees how the use of auxiliary officers, like those employed by the Perth Amboy Police Department, can be a benefit.