New Jersey attorney general Matthew Platkin assumed control over the scandal-plagued Paterson police force on Monday.
Nine promoted to captain, lieutenant, sergeant ranks in Paterson police force
Nine officers within the Paterson Police Department were promoted to various ranks on Wednesday. The promotions recognized the exceptional leadership, dedication, and hard work of the officers, officials said.
Paterson police officer charged for shooting fleeing man in the back
A Paterson police officer has been charged with aggravated assault and official misconduct for shooting a fleeing man in the back, according to the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office.
Judge shoots down Alex Mendez’s ‘selective prosecution’ argument
Councilman Alex Mendez, who is facing election fraud charges from the 2020 Paterson elections, failed to convince a judge on Thursday that he was facing “selective prosecution.”
Paterson councilman claims ‘selective prosecution’ in seeking to get voter fraud charges dismissed
A lawyer for Alex Mendez seeking to get voter fraud charges against the councilman dismissed told a judge last week his client is the target of “selective prosecution.”
Paterson suspends assistant economic development director
Mayor Andre Sayegh’s administration suspended the city’s assistant economic development director last week, according to officials.
Shahin Khalique picked as Paterson’s council president
Members of the City Council picked Shahin Khalique to serve as the president of the governing body for the next year.