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Law enforcement officers in New Jersey no longer need to fear archaic laws
Thirty-seven Port Authority Police officers and K-9 Sirius died during the attacks on the World Trade Center; Lt. David Lim was one of 14 who survived the collapse of the North Tower in stairwell B
The “sensitive locations” effort stems from the Bruen Supreme Court decision
Bradley Beach police Chief Leonard Guida can be seen on body camera video grabbing an officer’s jacket as the officer worked a crash scene, leading to a brief physical altercation
Most body camera footage must be available to the public under New Jersey’s Open Public Records Act; police chiefs and politicians are examining ways to protect citizens from exploitation without compromising accountability
Speakers at the 2021 conference reportedly encouraged officers to flirt with women, stop motorists for no reason and use pain as a “weapon”
The officers say personal information about where they live and family information fell into the hands of criminals who used data brokers to access the information
Using Truleo for body camera analysis, the Paterson, N.J. Police Department saw a 3x increase in the use of highly professional language by officers and a 50% reduction in unprofessional officer language from 2022 to 2023
The NYPD began an information exchange program with N.J. agencies, allowing law enforcement to share information about car thefts across state lines
Sergeant Michael Kurinzi was a United States Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Elizabeth Police Department for 20 years
Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik was described as “an exemplary law enforcement leader”
“We did have another jurisdiction ... actually sent their K-9 and they were there pretty quickly in just a few minutes,” Officer Michael Slininger said. “But by the time the K-9 arrived, [the drone team] had already located the juvenile”
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“In times of need, we want to do everything we can to protect those in crisis and get them timely help and health,” Gov. Phil Murphy said
“As the chief I am very proud of my officers for taking this call to action with using their training and teamwork to help bring a beautiful little girl, Millie, into this world,” Sparta Police Chief Jeffery McCarrick said
“The act of fleeing to avoid a lawful arrest in a public place demonstrates defendant’s intent to place as much distance as possible between himself and the property left behind,” the high court wrote
The man was hit with a TASER and shot before continuing to threaten officers with a knife
“It seems this ‘news’ outlet’s AI writes fiction they have no problem publishing to readers,” the Bridgeton Police Department stated
Police officers eventually cornered the animal in a fenced lot about 3 miles away from the Newark Penn Station
“He had no concern for traffic and no regard for our traffic safety laws,” Detective Sgt. Bob Jones said
“Not every child ... will have the support system to deal with this issue,” Dorota Mani, the mother of a victim, said. “And they might not see the light at the end of the tunnel.”
Police used a dog snare to help “Rudolph,” who did not appear to be seriously injured, out of the building the same way he got in
The lawsuit was filed by three academy graduates from 2017 and 2018 on behalf of their whole classes
“I have to say it was an incredible experience,” said Officer Peter Saker. “I met two great people as well and hopefully I can watch Mia grow”
“Thanks to you, your training, your quick action – you saved Ollie,” the child’s grandfather, a retired officer, said
State law allows cannabis use during off-hours for every profession, but Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop believes that there should be an exception for cops
Chief Englebert Ribeiro and acting Police Director Mirza Bulur said the state takeover “exceeds the bounds of their statutory and constitutional authority”
The suspected was blasting Guns n’ Roses and pointing his fingers toward the ceiling after he crashed into the station; no officers were injured
Paterson PD has seen a 57% reduction in murders and a 32% decline in shootings; robbery, rape and aggravated assault numbers are similarly down, officials say
“The idea is to get young people and the troopers to better understand each other, and I think Building Bridges does that,” the school’s headmaster said