Police beef up Sen. Cory Booker's security after death threat

Police in Newark, New Jersey, are beefing up security around the senator.

He continued, "The USCP provides protection to Members of Congress and we are closely coordinating with the agency to ensure Senator Booker is able to carry out his duties of serving New Jersey's residents in Congress in a safe manner."

Baraka added that the security detail "will have no impact on police services."

No further information about the death threat on the Democratic New Jersey lawmaker and his family was provided.