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Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig Welcomes Acting Newark Public Safety Director; Thanks Retiring Director for His Service

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of New Jersey

NEWARK, N.J. – Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig today congratulated Brian O’Hara on being named as the new Acting Public Safety Director for the City of Newark, replacing Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose when he retires on March 31, 2021.

“Our office has worked well with Deputy Chief O’Hara in his previous role overseeing the Newark Police Division’s Accountability, Engagement and Oversight Bureau, a role of key importance to our ongoing consent decree with the City of Newark,” Acting U.S. Attorney Honig said. “We look forward to working with him and continuing the productive relationship we’ve developed in Newark under the direction of Public Safety Director Ambrose. We wish Director Ambrose a well-earned and enjoyable retirement.”   

Updated February 16, 2021

Office and Personnel Updates
Press Release Number: 21-061