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Judge’s Recommendation to Reinstate Officers Would Cost City Hundreds of Thousands

February 20, 2019

HACKENSACK, NJ -- Five former Hackensack Police Officers who were fired last year may be reinstated with back pay after a judge issued a non-binding opinion in the matter. According to city officials the move could cost city taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars, as well as damage the department’s stability and effectiveness.

New Jersey Office of Administrative Law Judge Susana E.

Hackensack Officials Will Oppose Judge’s Non-Binding Recommendation to Reinstate Officers Involved in Evidence Tampering Incident

HACKENSACK, N.J. — City officials will be immediately demanding that the New Jersey Civil Service Commission reject an administrative law judge’s non-binding recommendation that five former Hackensack Police Officers she found had engaged in evidence tampering and an illegal warrantless search of a residence only receive lengthy suspensions, rather than be terminated from the ...

Hackensack Man Charged with Burglary

HACKENSACK, NJ -- Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced today the arrest of 51-year-old Steven Saulter, a Hackensack resident, on a charge of Burglary that stems from a September, 2018 incident.

In August 2018, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Special Investigations Squad initiated an investigation into a series of residential burglaries in and around Bergen ...

Hackensack man, Englewood man, charged with aggravated assault

HACKENSACK, NJ -- Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the arrests of 26-year-old Englewood resident Zachary C. Anderson, and 22-year-old Hackensack resident Corey A. McKay, Jr. on charges of Aggravated Assault. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti, the Bergen County ...

Hackensack Police Lieutenant Accused of Stalking Wife Suspended without Pay, facing Judicial Hearing, and later, Administrative Hearing

HACKENSACK, NJ -- A Hackensack Police Lieutenant accused of stalking his wife has been suspended without pay, according to an HPD spokesperson.

The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office received information on December 30 that Hackensack Police Lt. Richard Levis, a Butler resident, may have placed a GPS tracking device in his estranged wife’s vehicle without her permission.

An ...

Hackensack Police Lieutenant Accused of Stalking Wife with GPS Tracker

HACKENSACK, NJ -- A Hackensack Police Lieutenant has been arrested on accusations he used a GPS tracker to stalk his estranged wife, Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced.

Lt. Richard Levis, a resident of Butler, is charged with one count of burglary, a third degree crime, and one count of stalking, a fourth degree crime, authorities said.

The Bergen County ...

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