Press Releases : aggravated assault

State Grand Jury Criminally Charges Paterson Police Officer In Connection with June 2022 Shooting of Fleeing Man in the Back

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Office of Public Integrity and Accountability today announced that a state grand jury has voted to file criminal charges against a Paterson police officer who allegedly shot a fleeing man in the back in June 2022, leaving the victim paralyzed.

New Jersey State Trooper Charged with Aggravated Assault After Punching Handcuffed Woman in the Face While Holding a Flashlight

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Office of Public Integrity and Accountability (OPIA) today announced that a trooper with the New Jersey State Police (NJSP) has been charged after, as alleged, he punched a woman in the face while holding a flashlight in his hand.

Grand Jury Indicts Three Suspects in March 2 Shooting of NJSP Detective in Paterson

For Immediate Release: July 25, 2023 Office of the Attorney General- Matthew J. Platkin, Attorney GeneralDivision of Criminal Justice- Derek Nececkas, Interim Director For Further Information: Media Inquiries-Dan ProchiloOAGpress@njoag.gov PATERSON — Attorney General...

UPDATE: Bridgeton Man Found Guilty in Connection with Shooting of NJ State Police Detective in 2020 in Pittsgrove

For Immediate Release: May 31, 2023 Office of the Attorney General- Matthew J. Platkin, Attorney GeneralOffice of Public Integrity and Accountability- Thomas J. Eicher, Executive Director For Further Information: Media Inquiries-Dan ProchiloOAGpress@njoag.gov SALEM,...