Category: Criminal Justice

A.C. protest devolves as looters descend on stores

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – An otherwise peaceful Atlantic City George Floyd protest went sideways on Sunday when some protesters turned criminal, looting stores and forcing confrontations with local police. Bystanders and journalists shared the disturbing scenes on social media. – Read More

Individual action – not more legislation – is what America needs right now | Ciattarelli

By Jack Ciattarelli _ Six weeks ago, an unarmed man was needlessly confronted and then killed in Georgia. Last week, a New York City woman became unhinged and reckless in the presence of a harmless man. And this week, America Read More

Op-Ed: Time for NJDOC Commissioner to Go | Testa

By Michael Testa _ It’s time for a change. Marcus Hicks should step down as commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Correction, and if he doesn’t, Governor Murphy should fire him. – The commissioner has lost the confidence of Read More

Latest list of charged N.J. coronavirus “criminals” includes: residents accused of organizing protest, birthday party

By The Staff _ The N.J. Attorney General’s Office released its latest list of COVID-19 enforcement actions on Friday. Among those charged: a man who threw a birthay party for his wife and woman who allegedly organized an anti-Murphy protest. Read More

AG Barr directs federal prosecutors to monitor state, local COVID-19 policies

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Will states like New Jersey soon need to defend their infringements upon civil liberties in federal court? Possibly. One week after indicating that he found some state COVID-19 lockdown measures “disturbingly close to house arrest” during a national Read More

CRACKDOWN: Toms River resident charged with organizing anti-Murphy protest

TRENTON, N.J. – A New Jersey resident was cited on Friday for allegedly organizing protests of Governor Phil Murphy’s controversial “stay at home” order. “Kim Pagan of Toms River was charged by the New Jersey State Police with violating the Read More

Atlantic Co. Sheriff candidate: Murphy is using COVID-19 to push “radical liberal agenda”

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. – Opposition to Governor Murphy’s executive power grab is growing, Save Jerseyans, particularly his decision to close parks and release hundreds or even thousands of prisoners. Among those speaking out is Atlantic County Sheriff Candidate Joe Read More