Lawrence PBA Officers Talk About Whistleblower Lawsuit: ‘The Truth Will Prevail’

LAWRENCE — The president of Lawrence PBA Local 119 and other cops suing the township over an alleged ticket quota scheme are defending their union and lawsuit in the face of anonymous attacks. “Change is never easy,” union leader Marc Caponi said Tuesday in an interview with The Trentonian, noting his goal with the civil-action complaint […]

Area Fire Official Axed After Probe Into Sexual Harassment

Vernon Deputy Fire Marshal William Call was fired Monday after an investigation found, among other violations, that he shared a pornographic video on his cellphone with town staff while on the job, according to documents obtained through a freedom of information request. It’s not clear exactly who Call showed the video to, however. A former […]

Judge Orders Reinstatement Of Paterson Firefighter Terminated For Failing Drug Test

A firefighter terminated after failing a random drug test has been ordered reinstated, according to public documents. Administrative law judge Leslie Celentano reversed the Paterson Fire Department termination of Eric Beagin in October. Beagin was suspended from his job on Aug. 13, 2015 for being “unfit for duty” and conduct unbecoming a public employee . […]