EAST ORANGE, NJ - Mayor Ted R. Green will host a press conference on Monday, December 17 at 12pm at the East Orange Police Department Headquarters  15 South Munn Avenue, Comstat Room, 2nd Floor to announce that Domingos Saldida has been named Acting Public Safety Director for the City of East Orange.

“Public safety has always been my number priority and I am excited to bring on a strong and committed leader who can provide a fresh perspective on lowering crime and better enhancing the quality of life for our residents,” said Mayor Green. “Mr. Saldida officially completes my new administrative team and we are ready to make significant progress moving into 2019.”

Saldida most recently worked as the Public Safety Director for the Town of Dover before retiring in 2016. Before that, he served 26 years in the Newark Police Department before his retirement in 2015 as Deputy Chief of Police. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Electronic Technology from New Jersey Institute of Technology and holds numerous certifications, including from Harvard University, Boston College, Rutgers University and Northwestern University.