Cop protest escalates feud between Jersey City police union, mayor

JERSEY CITY — The long simmering feud between Mayor Steve Fulop and the largest of the city’s two police unions boiled over tonight as 100 cops appeared at City Hall to accuse Fulop of putting politics over good policing and paint Public Safety Director James Shea as an “absentee” leader.

The protest comes as the city and the Jersey City Police Officers Benevolent Association spar over a new contract for the union’s roughly 700 members. The administration has asked a state arbitrator to resolve the dispute, an action the union’s president said tonight is evidence the city “had …read more

Source: Hudson

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