Maplewood Officials Will Address Safety Concerns

The following notice was posted on the Maplewood Township website:

Maplewood Township’s Mayor Victor DeLuca and Police Chief Robert Cimino will hold a press conference on Friday March 16, 2012 at 11:00AM at the municipal building, 574 Valley Street, Maplewood.

The mayor and police chief will take the opportunity to comment on recent developments in Maplewood and the steps the Township is taking to address the overall issue of public safety. The press conference will also be broadcast through the local access channels 24 (on FIOS) and 35 (on Comcast).

This past week has been an unusually violent one for Maplewood, with a double homicide and a vicious beating in a church office.