Domestic Violence Sanctuary Program

“Sanctuary” A Domestic Violence Response Initiative An Outreach Program of the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office of Victim-Witness Advocacy What is “Sanctuary”? Sanctuary is an intensive, interactive 100-hour training program designed to equip community residents to provide crisis intervention and outreach services to domestic violence related assault, sexual assault, child abuse, stalking, property crime victims, as…

Essex County Prosecutor’s Office and West Essex Police Departments Form Anti-Crime Task Force

Feb. 6, 2019 Essex County Prosecutor and West Essex Police Departments Form Anti-Crime Task Force Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office and nine Police Departments in the western part of the county have formed an Anti-Crime Task Force. The anti-crime partnership will allow…

World Against Violence Youth Conference

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office will host its 18th “World Against Violence (WAV#18) Youth Conference,” tomorrow for approximately 300 middle school students from Irvington, Orange, East Orange, Cedar Grove and Newark. Entitled: “Learning to Succeed to Reach Your Goals!” the purpose of the summit is…