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Pemberton Police Officer shot at

The NJ Cop Shot program has posted a reward of $20,000 dollars leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect responsible for shooting at a Pemberton police officer on Wednesday afternoon. The officer was sitting in a marked patrol car parked at the intersection of Lemmon Avenue and Norcross Lane in Pemberton when the suspect shot at him. The rounds struck the patrol car but left the officer uninjured

West Deptford Officers shot at

NJ COP SHOT program is posting a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects responsible for: In West Deptford, seven high-caliber rounds were fired at the police station at about 4:05 a.m. Tuesday August 12, 2014 in a drive-by shooting. A vehicle police describe as a small, black compact sedan is seen on surveillance video driving through the station's parking lot twice while the shots are being fired. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Detective Sgt. Michael Cramer at 856-853-4599, ext. 164. The total reward money in the case has risen to over $27,000 dollars including the money from the NJ COP SHOT program.

Elizabeth Officers shot at

At around 3 p.m., Elizabeth police officers interrupted a robbery in progress of Bayway Scrap Metal. The suspects fled in U-haul truck and a pursuit ensued. During the pursuit the suspects fired at police. The suspects crashed into a police car and the suspects fled. An intensive manhunt captured four suspects but one remains at large.
The NJ COP SHOT Program is administered by the NJ State PBA Survivor and Welfare Fund. Rewards of $20,000 will be offered for the arrest and conviction of individuals responsible for the killing or seriously wounding of any New Jersey Law Enforcement Officer regardless of union or department affiliation.
In the early morning hours of January 7, 2007, 23-year-old rookie Paterson Police Officer Tyron D. Franklin was placing an order at a fast food eatery in Paterson. The rookie officer was in plain clothes and off duty. He had no idea a gang member was about to rob the establishment. Officer Franklin fought with the attacker and was shot several times. The attacker fired two more shots after witnesses identified Officer Franklin as a police officer. The suspect fled into the darkness of the night. What transpired over those several seconds claimed Officer Franklin’s life but inspired the creation of NJ COP SHOT.