Atlantic City Police Officer Shot
The NJ Cop Shot program has posted a reward of $20,000 dollars leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects responsible for shooting an Atlantic City Police Officer early Saturday morning. The officer and his partner were in uniform in a marked police car when they observed three suspicious men near Caesars Casino parking deck. The officer and his partner exited their patrol car and immediately came under gunfire. The officer was struck and his partner returned fire. The officer was rushed to an area hospital where he is in critical condition.
Long Branch Police Officer Assaulted
The NJ Cop Shot program has posted a reward of $20,000 dollars leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects responsible for the assault of a Long Branch Police Officer early Tuesday morning. The officer was in uniform when he observed flashlights and movement within an abandoned property on the corner of Bath Avenue & Westwood Avenue, Long Branch. The officer approached the property and a foot pursuit ensued. The officer was found unconscious in the back of the property. The officer was rushed to an area hospital and is in stable condition suffering from head and neck injuries.
Asbury Park Police Officer Stabbed
The NJ Cop Shot program has posted a reward of $20,000 dollars leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect responsible for stabbing Asbury Park Lieutenant David DeSane Thursday night. The lieutenant was in full dress uniform walking down the street when he observed two suspicious men behind an abandoned house on Washington Street. Lieutenant DeSane began to question the men and believed one of the suspects had a gun. Lieutenant DeSane struggled with one of the suspects and was stabbed in the face by the second suspect. Both suspects fled leaving Lieutenant DeSane bleeding at the scene. He was taken to an area hospital and treated for his stab wounds