A $3.8 million federal grant will allow the city to keep 14 police officers on the street, officials said Tuesday.
The cash-strapped city in January laid off 163 officers, about half of its police force. It rehired 19 officers in May after receiving a $4.9 million COPS grant. It rehired 55 officers in April, using funds from a payment in lieu of taxes from the South Jersey Port Corp.
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