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IA Complaint against Stafford (Ocean County) police officer

Police Accountability Project of theNew Jersey Libertarian PartyP.O. Box 5424Somerset, NJ  08875 March 10, 2013 Director, Internal Affairs UnitStafford Township Police Department260 East Bay AveManahawkin, NJ  08050-3329(via e-mail to Chief Joseph Giberson at [email protected]) Dear Sir or Madam: Please accept this e-mail as our Internal Affairs complaint against a Stafford Township police officer whose identity […]

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Internal Affairs Complaint against Hackettstown Police Sergeant Brian Ficarra determined “not sustained.”

On October 19, 2012, I filed an Internal Affairs Complaint against Hackettstown (Warren County) Police Sergeant Brian Ficarra based on the Appellate Division’s August 7, 2009 unpublished decision in State v. Richard Sabatino, Docket No. A-0565-09T4).  According to the court’s decision, Sergeant (then Patrolman) Ficarra stopped a vehicle in which Sabatino was a passenger.  The […]

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Hillside cop undergoing discipline allowed to draw pension

In response to an Open Public Records Act (OPRA) request, I received an August 19, 2009 Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the Township of Hillside (Union County) and former Hillside police officer Francisco (Frank) Utset. I’ve placed the MOA on-line here. According to the MOA, the Township was in the process of firing Officer Utset […]

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Should convicted cop be allowed to retire?

At the following link is my letter to the State Pension Board asking whether Hillside Police Officer James K. Holmes, who was convicted of aggravated assault for shooting his stepson in the leg, is permitted to retire “in good standing” from the police department and receive a pension. The letter is here. What’s interesting, I […]

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CLOSED: Middle Township (Cape May County) Police Sergeant William Adams- Exonerated

On August 14, 2009, I filed an Internal Affairs Complaints against Sergeant William Adams based on the Appellate Division’s August 7, 2009 unpublished decision in State v. Arthur Hoyle, Docket No. A-2405-08T4. According to p. 2 of the decision, Adams testified in the Middle Township Municipal Court that he had stopped Mr. Hoyle’s car on […]