Newark Today To Examine Latest Crime Stats

Jan 17, 2019

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose and New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announce 2018 crime stats.
Credit Alexandra Hill / News

While overall crime is down in New Jersey’s largest city, officials say they have seen a spike in rapes and sexual assaults.

On this month's edition of Newark Today, host Michael Hill of NJTV will be joined by Mayor Ras Baraka, Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose, and sexual assault advocates from across the state to discuss why Newark, and many other cities, are experiencing this trend.