Atlantic County Police Department to lay off 19 officer

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June 10, 2010 1:02:48 PM PDT
The Atlantic County Police Department is facing layoffs and demotions, according the Atlantic City Deputy Police Chief Ernest Jubilee.

The layoffs and demotions take effect Friday, June 11, 2010.

As part of Atlantic City's layoff plan, the police department will lay off 19 police officers.

30 police demotions will also take place.

"Public safety will not be affected by the layoffs due to the redeployment of police personnel," Deputy Chief Jubilee said. "Patrol staffing will remain the same."