Senator Wynona Lipman
Senator Lipman was the first African American woman in the New Jersey legislature and the longest serving member at the time of her death in 1999, with 28 years of service advocating for women and children.
Nancy Ericka Smith, Esq.
Nancy Smith has litigated many landmark cases such as Slohoda v. United Parcel Service, Donelson and Seddon v. Dupont, Rendine v. Pantzer, and Caggiano v. Fontura.
Robert D. Laurino
Robert Laurino was appointed director of the adult sex crimes unit in 1985, and assumed the additional responsibilities of directing the child abuse unit in 1998. In 1999, he was appointed Deputy Chief Assistant Prosecutor, and in 2004, Chief Assistant Prosecutor.
New Jersey Division of Youth & Family Services (DYFS)
Child Protection and Permanency, CP&P (formerly the Division of Youth and Family Services, DYFS), is New Jersey's child protection and child welfare agency within the Department of Children and Families.
Essex County Prosecutor’s Office
The ECPO Special Victims Unit was formed in 2010 in order to better coordinate the efforts of the ECPO Child Abuse Unit, the ECPO Sexual Assault and Rape Analysis (SARA) Unit, and the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Program.
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
The “METRO RDTC” at Children’s Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, is one of New Jersey’s four legislatively designated centers of excellence for the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of child abuse and neglect.
Newark Police Department
The Newark Police Department is entrusted to stabilize the City of Newark’s neighborhoods and secure its business district in order to create a climate for a safe community life and economic growth.