The New York Amsterdam News reports:

Mayor Ras J. Baraka and Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose announced last week that the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice and the Newark Department of Public Safety’s Police Division’s Independent Monitor are hosting the community survey events for residents, so they can give their opinions and ideas about public safety and policing in Newark over five Saturdays.

At the free public event, residents will have the opportunity to fill out questionnaires regarding their experiences, both positive and negative, with Newark’s police, fire and emergency services. The surveys are available in Spanish, Portuguese and English. Volunteers will be available to answer questions by residents. Refreshments will be provided. A list of locations, dates and times will be provided.