The NJ Cop Shot program has posted a reward of $20,000 dollars leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects responsible for shooting an Atlantic City Police Officer early Saturday morning. The officer and his partner were in uniform in a marked police car when they observed three suspicious men near Caesars Casino parking deck. The officer and his partner exited their patrol car and immediately came under gunfire. The officer was struck and his partner returned fire. The officer was rushed to an area hospital where he is in critical condition.
New Jersey State PBA President Patrick Colligan said, “Our hearts are heavy at this hour, but our resolve to captured these suspects remains undeterred. We ask for prayers for the officer, his family, and the Atlantic City Police Department. We are asking anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers of Atlantic County at 1-800-658-TIPS (8477). The NJ COP SHOT program is offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of these suspects”. NJ Cop Shot is a program run by the New Jersey State PBA.
Anyone with information is urged to Crime Stoppers of Atlantic County
There are two (2) ways to report a crime while remaining completely anonymous (confidential).
1. Call the tip line at 1-800-658-TIPS (8477).
2. Text TIPCOP plus your tip to: 274637 (CRIMES)