Edison Police Officer's Home Fire Bombed
New Jersey State Policemen’s Benevolent Association President Anthony Wieners announced a $20,000 reward from NJ COP SHOT program is being offered for the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the firebombing of a police officer’s home. The attack on the officer’s home took place early Monday morning in Monroe Township.
Passaic Officer brutaly Beaten
In the early morning hours (2:52 AM) of November 17, 2012, a plain clothes police sergeant, in a marked unit arrived at a disturbance outside the Zarco Lounge on Main Street in Passaic. Three uniformed officers were speaking to people in the crowd when the sergeant went around the corner to speak to a person. As the sergeant spoke to the man, three men attacked the sergeant and knocked him unconscious.
Newark Officer Killed
Officers Mike Runyon and Gene Palumbo were patrolling near the 600 block of Stuyvesant Avenue just before midnight when they heard gunshots. They rolled down their windows to look for the source of the noises and found their SUV had been hit by four rounds of bullets. A total of six shots had been fired.