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Should 30 be the minimum age to become a cop? Vote on it here

In light of the recent tragedy in Staten Island involving a young cop drinking and driving, Dennis and Judi are proposing a change in how New Jersey hires police officers.

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Pedestrian struck after snow uncleared from car roof blinds driver

STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Snow sliding off a car's roof caused an accident that left a woman pinned under a car in a southern New Jersey hospital parking lot.

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Linden police officers (L-R) Frank Viggiano, Pedro Abad and Patrik Kudlac
Linden police officers (L-R) Frank Viggiano, Pedro Abad and Patrik Kudlac (AP Photo/Linden Police Department)
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A look at the 3 police officers and friend in fatal wrong-way crash

LINDEN, N.J. (AP) -- Four friends - three off-duty New Jersey police officers and a former county worker - were involved in a deadly wrong-way car crash with a tractor-trailer early Friday after a trip to a New York City strip club. Linden Officer Frank Viggiano and ex-county employee Joe Rodriguez were killed. The car's driver, Officer Pedro Abad, and fellow Officer Patrik Kudlac were fighting for their lives.

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License plate scanners go high tech as a law enforcement tool

Police officers in New Jersey have been able to "run your plates" for quite some time, but with an advanced piece of equipment that's gaining popularity across the state, they can do it much quicker and essentially without lifting a finger.

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a protest sign is displayed in front of City Hall in Pasco, Wash., the city where Antonio Zambrano-Montes, an unarmed man who was running away from police at a crowded intersection, was fatally shot by police on Feb. 10, (AP Photo/Nicholas K. Geranios, File)
a protest sign is displayed in front of City Hall in Pasco, Wash., the city where Antonio Zambrano-Montes, an unarmed man who was running away from police at a crowded intersection, was fatally shot by police on Feb. 10, (AP Photo/Nicholas K. Geranios, File)
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Ferguson report by Justice Department resonates across US

SEATTLE (AP) -- Felix Vargas read the Justice Department's report on Ferguson, Missouri, and thought some of it sounded awfully familiar: a mostly white police department overseeing a mostly minority town; questionable uses of force; officers ill-equipped to deal with mentally ill residents.

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Robert Wilson III, a Philadelphia police officer, was shot and killed after he and his partner exchanged gunfire with two suspects trying to rob a video game store. (AP Photo/Philadelphia Police Department)
Robert Wilson III, a Philadelphia police officer, was shot and killed after he and his partner exchanged gunfire with two suspects trying to rob a video game store. (AP Photo/Philadelphia Police Department)
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‘Fierce’ gunfight – Slain Philadelphia cop lauded as ‘hero’

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A police officer who went to a video game store to buy a present for his son ended up in a fierce gun battle with two would-be robbers, fighting to the end of his life to protect patrons and employees, a police captain said Friday.

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A workman clears snow outside City Hall in Philadelphia. A city police officer was shot to death Thursday, trying to stop a robbery.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
A workman clears snow outside City Hall in Philadelphia. A city police officer was shot to death Thursday, trying to stop a robbery. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
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Philadelphia police officer shot dead trying to stop robbery

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Philadelphia police officer was shot in the head and killed after he and his partner exchanged gunfire with two suspects trying to rob a video game store, city officials said Thursday.

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Ferguson racism, profit-driven policing charged by US Justice Department

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A federal investigation into the police killing of an unarmed, black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, lays bare what officials contend are racist, profit-driven law enforcement practices in the small St. Louis suburb.

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Police officer hospitalized after she’s struck, dragged by car

RIVERSIDE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey police officer was struck by a car and dragged for more than 30 feet early Saturday, then thrown into a parked car when the vehicle's driver swerved in a bid to escape, police said.

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Wildlife roams Trenton – Lions and tigers and bears! Oh my!

Packs of wild animals reportedly roaming the streets of Trenton are raising safety concerns for the city's police. Wolves are allegedly among the creatures circulating the area, and a grey fox sighting has been confirmed by Councilman George Muschal.

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