Asbury Park ‘Dancing Cop’ Now Suing Police Dept., Alleging Racism

ASBURY PARK, NJ — The Asbury Park police officer who gained nationwide fame for dancing with children and community members at a block party in 2016 is now suing the police department. Police officer Craig Breiner alleges he was passed over for a promotion and that his superior directed racist remarks his way after he joined a new police union.

Breiner filed his lawsuit against the city of Asbury Park and its police department last Thursday, May 19.

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