excessive force

Frank Nucera
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David Madden
January 29, 2020 - 3:39 pm
The judge overseeing the assault and civil rights violation retrial of the former Bordentown police chief has decided not to dismiss the first jury’s guilty verdict on a single count of lying to the FBI. Read more here.
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Frank Nucera
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David Madden
January 08, 2020 - 1:56 pm
The attorney for a former Burlington County police chief is asking that a guilty verdict against his client be thrown out, contending there were problems with the jury that convicted him of lying to federal investigators. Read more here.
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Bulldozer
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Jim Melwert
December 13, 2019 - 2:31 pm
The family of a Reading man, who was run over and killed by a bulldozer while hiding from police, is suing. They claim the use of a bulldozer to search for him — because he was discovered tending to a few marijuana plants on state game lands — was excessive, reckless and dangerous. Read more here.
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John McDevitt
October 22, 2019 - 5:04 pm
The National Association of Black Law Enforcement Officers started its three-day Fall Education and Training Conference, which works on effective communication and active listening skills to improve relationships between community members and their law enforcement officers. Read more here.
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A bullet hole from the police officer's shot is seen in the rear window of Atatiana Jefferson's home in Fort Worth, Texas, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019.
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AP News
October 17, 2019 - 3:21 pm
Yashunn Hale isn't sure he would call the police to report a crime. Not since an officer killed Hale's neighbor in her home.
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Camden County Police
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Mike DeNardo
September 16, 2019 - 10:19 am
A federal jury has acquitted Camden County police officer Nicholas Romantino of using excessive force on an unarmed suspect.
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Camden County police
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Andrew Kramer
September 13, 2019 - 12:11 pm
A federal jury that was deciding whether a Camden cop used excessive force when he punched a gun suspect 12 times in the head will now resume Monday.
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Camden County Police
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David Madden
September 11, 2019 - 4:53 pm
The Camden man shown on video being beaten by a suspended Camden police officer took the stand at the officer’s retrial on charges of using excessive force during an arrest last year.
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John McDevitt
September 10, 2019 - 6:31 pm
The jury was deadlocked in June, so 26-year-old Nicholas Romantino — the suspended Camden police officer in question — is back in federal court. He's facing charges of excessively punching a man before restraining him outside a South Camden liquor store last February. Read more here.
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Camden County police
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David Madden
June 19, 2019 - 12:15 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A suspended Camden police officer will now face a second trial in federal court on charges that he used excessive force to take down a suspect a year-and-a-half ago. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jason Richardson told Judge Robert Kugler they would re-try Officer Nicholas...
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