Ibrahim ‘Mike’ Baycora was sworn in as police chief on Tuesday afternoon, making him the first Turkish-American and Muslim police chief in the history of Paterson.
The American Red Cross has picked Paterson as New Jersey’s signature city in its Sound the Alarm campaign, a nationwide effort to improve home fire safety throughout the Untied States by installing 100,000 free smoke alarms in a two-week period in spring 2020.
Elian Cruel was glad he opened the door when several American Red Cross volunteers knocked on the door of his North 4th Street home on Saturday morning.
Six police cars, one in every ward of Paterson, will be deployed over the summer months to crackdown on quality-of-life problems such as loud music and group gatherings, announced municipal officials on Friday.
Mayor Andre Sayegh swore in eight new police officers on Monday morning, first class since the sentencing of two of six police officers ensnared in a federal corruption investigation.
Dozens of people joined a mile-long march on Saturday morning as the city reels from a spate of shootings that left nine shot, one fatally, over a three-day span, calling for an end to gun violence.
Mayor Andre Sayegh swore in six new police officers on Monday morning. He described the class, which included a Muslim woman clad in a hijab, as reflective of the community at a time when police have been the target of protests and threats.