The Lords of Disorder For years, minority, female and even some white male troopers have complained of persistent harassment on the New Jersey State Police force, and some have said it was instigated by a secret group of rogue officers. And for years, state officials have tried to look the other way.
Cop-Led ‘Death Race’ Renews Focus on N.J. Police Misdeeds The police-escorted “Death Race” of exotic cars that sped to Atlantic City put the latest smudge on a New Jersey agency marred by racial profiling, claims of hazing and a high-speed wreck that left a governor near death.
Justin Hopson, who shook up New Jersey State Police, advocates for doing the right thing Justin Hopson came to Charleston for three things: the slow pace, sweet tea and Southern charm. But underlying his move was something more fundamental. “I said, ‘I think it’s a good idea if I leave this state (New Jersey),’ ” said Hopson, 38. “I needed to start anew.” The story of his move to Charleston begins in 2002, when he started his career as a rookie with the New Jersey State Police.
Will Fallout From Flanagan Conviction Strain Nassau Police Relations with the DA? After about five frustrated days of jury deliberations, Judge Mark Cohen was preparing to declare a mistrial in the cover-up case against an ex-Nassau County police brass member when a court officer handed him a note: The jurors had reached a verdict.