Jersey City’s decision on de-escalation training is missing Black voices, Black community leaders say

Jersey City’s $1 million investment in retraining police officers in de-escalation tactics is coming from predominantly white companies at a time when Black voices are demanding to be heard.

Retired New York Police Department Lt. Jack Cambria and Tomahawk Strategic Solutions will be handling parts of the city’s eight-month program to retrain the entire Jersey City Police Department, Mayor Steve Fulop announced Thursday.

Community leaders Frank Gilmore and Chris Gadsden said they’d like…

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