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Retired New Jersey Officer Dies By Suicide Following Domestic Arrest

According to NBC News, 58-year-old Patrick Montella was in the process of being released when he lunged for his old service weapon—which had been collected during his arrest— and shot himself.

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Suspect Shot, Hostages Freed at New Jersey UPS Facility

​Police in Logan Township, NJ, were able to shoot, wound, and arrest a suspect who reportedly took two women hostage at a UPS facility on Monday.

New Jersey Detective Found Dead in Government Building

Detective Pablo Santiago, a well-known Mercer County sheriff's officer, was found dead inside the Mercer County Administration of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, authorities said.

New Jersey Officer Arrested After Leading Police on Vehicle Pursuit

A law enforcement source told the Jersey Journal that 50-year-old Michael Dillon of the Jersey City (NJ) Police Department had been at a police holiday party Thursday night and is suspected of driving drunk.

New Jersey Police Use Bait Packages to Catch Porch Pirates

Police in Jersey City are teaming up with Amazon to install doorbell cameras and plant dummy boxes with GPS tracking devices at homes around the city.

Police Union Slams New Jersey Radio Jock for Calling Move Over Law "Silly"

A radio personality in New Jersey is not a fan of that state's 'Move Over Law' that protects first responders at roadside incidents from being struck by passing vehicles—and the union that represents rank-and-file State Police troopers is on the offensive in defense of the law.

New Jersey AG Limits Immigration Enforcement Duties for Local Police

Under the new policy, police in New Jersey can no longer stop, search or detain any individual over immigration status and detain immigrants at the request of the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE—except in cases of serious or violent crimes or final deportation orders.

New Jersey City's Voters Approve Gunfire Detection System ShotSpotter

The unofficial vote showed 1,566, or more than 70 percent, of residents voted yes on a ballot question for the city to spend $195,000 per year for the next three years to purchase the ShotSpotter system.

New Jersey Officer Convicted in Fatal 2015 Hit-and-Run Incident

An officer with the Paterson (NJ) Police Department has been found guilty by a jury for fatally striking 23-year-old Jaquill Fields with his car and fleeing the scene.

New Jersey Officer Cleared in Fatal OIS of Woman who Tried to Run him Down

A grand jury in New Jersey has ruled that Sergeant Kevin Clements was justified in fatally shooting LaShanda Anderson in June.