30 Jan
A second former Jersey City cop has been spared jail time for his role in a scheme that has led to federal charges for 10 people so far, including a former police chief. Sanchez’s attorney, Joel Silberman, argued today to U.S. District Judge John Michael Vazquez that Sanchez deserved to...
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19 Jun
A 66-year-old grandfather has filed a federal civil rights complaint against Hamilton Township on allegations Hamilton Police injured him with excessive force and arrested him under a malicious prosecution that lacked lawful justification or cause. Read more….
19 Jan
Two separate police brutality lawsuits filed against the Bayonne Police Department and city police officers were settled for a total of $335,000, according to a settlement agreement that was released today. In one of the cases, Jason Rios sued Bayonne police over an incident on Aug. 29, 2010, in which...
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24 Sep
Attorney Joel Silberman states, “Today’s guilty plea sends an unmistakably clear message that our federal and state authorities have zero tolerance for police brutality” Read more…
23 Feb
Bayonne police officer Dominick Lillo, 44, was arrested for inappropriate force during an arrest.  He was suspended without pay from the Bayonne police force and accused of excessive force and falsifying reports. According to Maura Walsh, Brandon’s (victim) sister, Officer Lillo and his counterparts first sprayed mace on everyone, even...
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