Booker Calls for More Cops, Civilian Complaint Review Board in State of the City

March 07, 2013 at 12:11 pm

As speeches go, Mayor Cory Booker’s seventh annual State of the City was a long and winding road of an address that started by reminding Newarkers of where they were before the Booker era began and where they are today, reminding them that putting one’s house in order begins with the foundation.

“After seven years — again with reduced staff — and reduced federal funding and in a down economy caused by a housing crash, we have accomplished what some people said was absolutely impossible given these conditions,” boasted Booker.

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