AG’s Office Investigating Alleged Misconduct by Paterson Police Officers

For Immediate Release: February 15, 2021

Office of The Attorney General
– Gurbir S. Grewal, Attorney General
Office of Public Integrity and Accountability
– Thomas J. Eicher, Director

For Further Information:

Media Inquiries-
Steven Barnes
Citizen Inquiries-

TRENTON – The Office of Public Integrity and Accountability within the Attorney General’s Office and the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office are investigating allegations that Paterson Police officers assaulted a then-19 year-old man without provocation during the early morning hours of December 14, 2020, including in the vicinity of 1245 Madison Avenue in Paterson, New Jersey at approximately 12:30 a.m. 

Anyone with information about these allegations, including any videos, is encouraged to call 1-844-OPIATIP  (1-844-674-2847)



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