2/25/2014 - Police Commissioner Sims Applauds City's Wide Ranging Drug Busts

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CITY OF HACKENSACK





Councilman David Sims 
February 25, 2014

 

POLICE COMMISSIONER SIMS APPLAUDS CITY’S WIDE RANGING DRUG BUSTS

Hackensack NJ) Councilman David Sims who serves as the city’s police commissioner applauded the police department’s drug sweep this week that took down 160 drug dealers.

Sims said the arrests “should serve as a warning to anyone who is thinking of selling drugs on our streets or in our parks that our police are watching and you will go to jail if you are caught selling drugs in Hackensack.”

Sims said the drug sweep comes at an opportune time, with warm weather on the horizon and more people on the streets and in the parks.

“This very aggressive and far reaching drug sweep should give some peace of mind to the city’s children and parents. They can walk our neighborhoods and play in our parks with a higher level of comfort knowing that many drug dealers have been taken off the streets and that undercover police officers are protecting them against the reckless people who deal in illegal drugs,” said Sims.

The councilman said the work of the police department’s officers who worked for seven months infiltrating a drug distribution chain “was a great piece of police work that showed the capabilities of the department.”

“I want to thank the men and women of the city’s police department and the law enforcement personnel from the other police agencies who helped rid our streets of people who have no respect for human life and don’t care how many lives they ruin,” said Sims.