Attention Faulkner Mayor-Council Plan Municipalities: Council Had Better Not Be Your Police Force “Appropriate Authority”


The Appellate Division issued an interesting decision for municipal police administrators on June 15, 2007, in the matter of Durkin v. City of Paterson. The decision is perhaps most interesting for its consideration of the affect of separation of powers doctrine on municipal police disciplinary matters.

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