KIYC: Jersey City police officers sue city over retaliation, harassment claims

Jersey City lawsuits

Mussante and Infantes are among 11 police officers who have sued or filed claims against Jersey City since Fulop became mayor. (Credit: News 12 New Jersey)

Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop demoted Police Chief Robert Cowan last month, citing nearly a dozen lawsuits from officers who say they faced retaliation on the job. But a review of the legal claims by Kane In Your Corner finds Fulop's name is prominently mentioned in many of the allegations, and some say the mayor is using the former chief as a "scapegoat" to deflect blame from himself.


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