Tag Archives: New Jersey State Police

Common Controversy Comes to White House Poetry Night; Cops, Conservatives Cry Foul at Some of His Past Work (UPDATED)

May 11, 2011 11:42 AM

New Jersey State Trooper Dave Jones could hardly believe it.

An official from the White House had called him to find out more about his objections to the participation of the hip hop artist “Common” in White House poetry night, and the official had never heard of Joanne Chesimard.  Continue reading

State opposes increasing retirement age for NJ troopers

By JASON METHOD • STATEHOUSE BUREAU • January 4, 2011

TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie wants to reform the state’s under-funded pension system, but the state continues to fight an effort by some 200 New Jersey State Police troopers to increase the mandatory retirement age. Continue reading

…Don’t tell

Suspended lesbian NJ State Police trooper sues state over alleged discrimination

Published: Tuesday, December 14, 2010

By SULAIMAN ABDUR-RAHMAN / Staff Writer

TRENTON — Lesbian New Jersey State Police Sgt. Christine Shallcross, who remains suspended without pay on unsubstantiated allegations she sexually harassed another trooper, is suing the state on a complaint that Jersey authorities discriminated against her for being gay. Continue reading