Julie writes primarily about crime, with a focus on victims.

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'Incredible loss': Fatally shot Philly SWAT officer is mourned and praised

Cpl. James O’Connor IV was the first officer killed in the line of duty in Philadelphia in five years.

A South Jersey man was arrested on murder charges in the death of a man reported missing 4 years ago

Michael Zappley also is charged with desecration of remains and tampering with evidence in the death of Miguel Martinez III, whose remains were found last month.

Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office discriminated against lesbian detective, lawsuit says

Detective Breia Renner contends that former Prosecutor Charles A. Fiore — who abruptly resigned Thursday — and another supervisor made offensive comments toward her, and that the office “has long tolerated a work environment that is hostile to women and racial minorities.”

Gloucester Twp. cop convicted of 2 counts of official misconduct; jury deadlocks on endangering charge

Officer John Flinn was seen on police body-cam video slapping and pushing a 13-year-old girl's head while trying to handcuff her in 2018.

N.J. woman who forced Sri Lankan woman to work as nanny, housekeeper for no pay is sentenced to nearly 6 years in prison

Alia Imad Faleh Al Hunaity, a naturalized U.S. citizen from Jordan, worked in New York as a cancer research scientist.

A Gloucester Township cop slapped a 13-year-old girl at a group home. Were his actions justified?

A Camden County jury is deliberating whether suspended Police Officer John Flinn is guilty of endangering the welfare of a child and official misconduct.

Ex-owner of Jersey Shore business sentenced to 3 years’ probation for evading $170K in personal-income taxes

Barry Markman told the judge that he accepts “100% responsibility for my actions” and admitted being a “recovering compulsive gambler.”

Gloucester County Prosecutor Charles A. Fiore abruptly resigns

New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal quickly appointed Christine A. Hoffman to serve as Acting Gloucester County Prosecutor, replacing Fiore.

2 juveniles charged with aggravated assault after injuring another during TikTok ‘Skullbreaker Challenge’ in Camden County

The victim suffered a seizure, a head injury, and a concussion, the Camden County Prosecutor's Office said.

N.J. appeals court orders new sentencing hearing for ex-Deptford cop who fatally shot friend

James Stuart fatally shot David Compton, 27, in the face in January 2013 while the two were in Stuart’s Deptford home after a night out drinking.