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May edition of Newark Today focuses on Police Reform in Newark

Police Reform is the topic of Newark Today's May edition
Brandy Wood/Alexandra Hill
Police Reform is the topic of Newark Today's May edition

It’s been five years since the implementation a federal consent decree for the City of Newark to reform its own police department.

Newark Today host Michael Hill tackles the topic of police reform with Mayor Ras Baraka, Public Safety Director Brian O'Hara and Federal Monitor and former State Attorney General Peter Harvey.

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Alexandra Hill began her work with WBGO in June of 2012 in the news department. A graduate of the Rutgers Newark journalism program, Alexandra was also a student of WBGO News Director Doug Doyle. Alexandra has since become the lead general assignment reporter, afternoon news anchor, and producer of the award winning live call in show Newark Today. Since working for WBGO Alexandra has covered politics in and around Newark including the 2014 mayoral campaign of Mayor Ras Baraka as well as the senate campaigns of former Newark Mayor and now U.S. Senator Cory Booker in both 2013 and 2014. Alexandra also covers a host of human-interest stories, and has been recognized by the New York Association Of Black Journalists for her piece entitled Sheltering Newark’s Homeless.