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Move to disband Trenton´s
street crime amid surge in
gun violence units draws
criticism from police union

The Times [Trenton, NJ], by Alex Zdan

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Posted By:Ribicon, 12/26/2012 11:44:31 AM

Trenton — Police Director Ralph Rivera Jr. made his first public comments on the disbanding of the police department’s street crime units on Friday, defending the move as part of his ongoing realignment and recalibration of the department. The change in strategy, which he issued Dec. 16, has drawn strong criticism from a city police union, whose president argued that by shifting detectives to patrol assignments it will reduce the department’s effectiveness and it improperly cut officers´ pay. Rivera’s comments on the elimination of the Tactical Anti-Crime (TAC) units came at a press conference to announced an arrest in the

Comments:
Jumbled headline is verbatim.

NJ´s "gun control" laws are among the most strict in the US, yet the police cannot control crime in the state´s capitol city.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: terry_tr6, 12/26/2012 11:51:25 AM     (No. 9084265)

I will bet that if the "detectives" kept the 3% bump in pay there would not be any complaints....

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Reply 2 - Posted by: graniteman2009, 12/26/2012 11:57:02 AM     (No. 9084277)

How long before Trenton turns into Chicago, a modern days OK Corral,,,

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Reply 3 - Posted by: civilservant, 12/26/2012 12:13:03 PM     (No. 9084309)

#2, it wasn´t that much better before-pockets of strong ethnic immigrant stock, Chambersburg in particular(Italian) and PoleTown(North Trenton-Polish) in particular were very busy economically and had strong senses of American first community-1990, but that year Doug Palmer became Mayor. A man about whom it could be said.."He looks like Uhhhhbama´s son"...started the REAL decline. Soon, Chambersburg went from a Little Italy- restaurants, bakeries, parades etc.....to Little Guatemala; Doug was a big backer of Clinton´s sanctuary city vibe, and the 3rd & 4th generation progeny were OUTA there. North Trenton, long a bastion of LEGAL central European immigrants ahs become a KindaKiev.
If you´d like to learn about the final nail inthe coffin, google Tony Mack Trenton Mayor. He is Doug Palmer´s protege in power now.
So, in answer to your question? I´d say the decline began about 1 second after the Newark Riots started.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: august9, 12/26/2012 12:45:33 PM     (No. 9084376)

After reading this headline 3 times, I still had no idea what it meant.

As the OP stated:
Jumbled headline is verbatim.

Think about it ---- (supposedly) educated people work at newspapers, and yet, at a minimum, this headline was , 1. written by a reporter or columnist. 2. reviewed by an editor, and 3. read by a proof writer.

......and we wonder who the people are that voted for the bum!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: federale, 12/26/2012 12:48:52 PM     (No. 9084382)

Melt the gun down if it is arrested, indicted, and convicted of committing a violent crime.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: faith_and_reason, 12/26/2012 2:11:22 PM     (No. 9084528)

From the article, it seems clear that this is the headline they think they wrote:

Move to disband Trenton´s street crime [units] amid surge in gun violence draws criticism from police union


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Reply 7 - Posted by: Grambo, 12/26/2012 2:44:09 PM     (No. 9084590)

The Times can no longer afford to hire literate writers. Or, is it just that there no longer are any literate Lefty writers?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Spidey, 12/26/2012 2:57:11 PM     (No. 9084615)

Sounds to me like they don´t have the money to hire more cops,so they´re sending the desk jockeys back on the street.What people don´t realize or admit is that Obama being president has empowered these street thugs to be even more blatant with their behavior.This country is really becoming the inmates running the asylum.

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