August, 9th 2018
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 shooting of two Camden Police Detectives Tuesday evening, August 7, 2018. The detectives, who were in plain clothes at the time, were ambushed and shot while at a red light in an unmarked car. The detectives were rushed to an area hospital with injuries being reported as non-life-threatening.
New Jersey State PBA President Patrick Colligan said, "We consider an attack on ANY law enforcement officer in New Jersey regardless of Union affiliation an attack on one of our own."
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.
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.
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.