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Badge-Carrying N.Y. Rabbi's 'Official' Plates Questioned

March 24, 2011  | 

A New York State Police rabbi's employment status with a municipality has come under scrutiny by the Times Union newspaper, who published a report questioning his use of official license plates.

The rabbi, Bernard Freilich of Brooklyn, serves as a police chaplain, carries a badge, presents himself as an officer, and earns $100,000, according to the report.

Freilich has equipped his private vehicle for years with "official" license plates registered to an Orange County village, Kiryas Joel,  where he is not employed.

Read the full story at TimesUnion.com.

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