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Six Members Of The Hackensack Police Narcotics Officers Suspended

HACKENSACK, N.J. – The entire unit of the Hackensack Police Narcotics Division, which included 6 members, has been suspended. The members, including the unit commander, the second-in-command, two detectives and two patrol officers, were suspended amid an administrative investigation. The news was confirmed by multiple law enforcement sources. Capt. Francesco Aquila, who is the officer...

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Increasing Fines In Municipal Courts

Many municipalities have now started turning to the law to generate revenue. This is becoming increasingly popular in small towns and municipalities where court revenues have doubled over the years. Towns that have the power to pass new rules either increase fines, or pass new rules that enforce higher fines. In this system, defendants are...

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21-Year-Old NJ Man Charged With DWI In Fatal Crash

EDISON – According to the authorities, 21-year-old Mandeep Singh was driving under the influence of alcohol when he caused an accident early Saturday morning which left one individual dead. Singh was going on Old Post Road at about 5 a.m. when he lost control of his vehicle, veered off the road and crashed into a...

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