July 15, 2020
TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–Sources tell MidJersey.news that there was another fatal shooting in the city last night near Niagara Alley. If confirmed with official sources that will become Trenton’s 20th homicide of 2020.
This shooting was happened within a few hours after Police Director Coley concluded a meeting with Latino community leaders to learn about how Director Coley is reorganizing the Trenton Police Department to perform
better in this time of national calls for police reform and better accountability.
Police Director Coley to Meet With Latino Community Leaders on Tuesday
Trenton, N.J. — Police Director Sheilah A. Coley will hold a symposium with Latino community leaders on Tuesday, July 14 at City Hall, 319 E. State Street, from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Organized in partnership with the Guatemalan Civic Association, the two-hour discussion will be moderated and translated by Pastor Karen Hernandez-Granzen of Westminster Presbyterian Church. Attendees, who are encouraged to speak freely on any issues, will learn about how Director Coley is reorganizing the Trenton Police Department to perform better in this time of national calls for police reform and better accountability.
“I want to thank Mr. Ervin Chavez and Mr. Elmer Sandoval for their assistance in organizing the symposium,” said Director Coley. “Police departments across the U.S. are under significant scrutiny. It is incumbent upon us to strengthen our dialogue with all the people that we are sworn to protect and serve, particularly communities of color and immigrants.”
This event will exercise social distancing in accordance with CDC guidelines. Please wear a mask.
In other Trenton crime there was a stabbing yesterday there was a stabbing on South Clinton Avenue with no further information available. The person was transported to the trauma center.
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