Hundreds of NJ police jobs in jeopardy

Layoffs would come before the new fiscal year on July 1


By Peggy Ackermann
Gloucester County Times

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Hundreds of police officers across the state could lose their jobs because towns simply cannot afford them, a survey released Tuesday said.

Nearly 617 officers could be laid off before the new fiscal year begins July 1, according to a survey by the New Jersey State Policemen's Benevolent Association.

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