Correctional Police Officer Arrested on Charges That He Sexually Assaulted an Inmate at Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women

TRENTON – Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck and Hunterdon County Prosecutor Renée M. Robeson today announced the arrest of a correctional police officer on charges that he sexually assaulted an inmate at the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women.

Senior Correctional Police Officer Tyrell Harris-McLaughlin, 28, of Jersey City, N.J., was arrested today on the following charges:

  • Sexual Assault (2nd Degree)
  • Official Misconduct (2nd Degree)

The charges were filed in an investigation by the Attorney General’s Office of Public Integrity and Accountability (OPIA) and the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office, conducted with assistance from the New Jersey Department of Corrections (DOC) Special Investigations Division.

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