Trial Begins for NJ Police Chief Accused of Hate Crimes

Nicole Rojas
Sep 23, 2019 - 1:10
Trial Begins

A New Jersey police chief accused of saying Black people are “like ISIS” is facing trial in federal court on hate crime charges. Prosecutors claim that retired Bordentown Township police chief Frank M. Nucera, Jr.’s actions were motivated by his “deep animus” against African Americans. Nucera, who is white, is accused of slamming a Black teenager, who was handcuffed, against a door during a September 1, 2016, arrest, The Philadelphia...

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