Letter from NJ ACLU to Addonizio- Police Review Board (March 6, 1963)

Letter from Emil Oxfeld of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of New Jersey to Mayor Addonizio in support of a proposed police review board. Following an influx of allegations of police misconduct and brutality in early 1963, African American community leaders advocated for the establishment of a “review board” or “advisory board” to handle allegations of police misconduct. — Credit: Newark Public Library