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Murphy signs bill establishing Community Crisis Response Advisory Council into law

Gov. Phil Murphy (D) has signed the Seabrooks-Washington Community-Led Crisis Response Act, establishing a Community Crisis Response Advisory Council and related pilot programs into...

In light of killings of Seabrooks & Washington, N.J. Senate OKs...

In light of Najee Seabrooks, of Paterson, and Andrew Washington, of Jersey City, being killed by local police while experiencing a mental episode, the...

Jersey City Council votes down $4.2M mental health crisis interventionists contract

The Jersey City Council voted down a three-year, $4,276,001 contract for crisis interventionists for 911 behavioral health call services due to staffing and community...

Jersey City Council OKs measure in support of CCRB, delays vote...

The Jersey City Council approved a measure in support of a civilian complaint review board (CCRB), and also delayed a vote on a crisis...

Ward E Councilman Solomon again puts up measure in support of...

Jersey City Ward E Councilman James Solomon, as he did in April 2021, is putting up a resolution in support of a civilian complaint...

Family of Andrew Washington asks for additional body camera footage to...

The family of Andrew Washington is calling on the New Jersey Attorney General's Office to release additional body camera footage from August 27th, where...

Vid of Jersey City cop fatally shooting mentally ill man armed...

Jersey City police body camera footage that captured an officer fatally shooting Andrew Washington, 52, a mentally ill man who grabbed a knife during...

Jersey City Council hears more frustration over killing of Andrew Washington

The Jersey City Council heard residents continue to lament the death of Andrew Jerome Washington, who allegedly charged police with a knife during a...

Vigil held for mentally ill Jersey City man fatally shot by...

Hundreds attended the Jersey City vigil to celebrate the life of Andrew Jerome Washington, 52, who was fatally shot by a police officer on...