Mercer County Prosecutor Joseph Bocchini has three strikes against him in the controversy surrounding Joe Derrico – the ”disabled’ Hamilton cop turned roughhousing repo man on reality TV.
A continuing investigation by New Jersey Watchdog delivered:
Strike one: Bocchini disobeyed the law by failing to inform state authorities when Derrico was indicted on a felony theft charge [...]
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On television, Joseph Derrico pursues a monster truck on foot, pulls the driver out of the vehicle and tosses him to the ground. He is on truTV’s “Bear Swamp Recovery,” a reality show on vehicle repos by the “baddest towing team in Jersey.”
Yet Derrico collects a police disability pension of nearly $70,000 a year. In [...]
New Jersey’s elite $100K Club of retired public officials is growing bigger and fatter.
The number of retirees collecting more than $100,000 a year from state pensions hit 1,474 in 2012 – an increase of nearly 50 percent in two years, according to a New Jersey Watchdog analysis of state pension data.
Former Jersey City school superintendent [...]
New Jersey State Lottery deputy director Duane Daniels hit a jackpot when he retired as a State Police captain at age 50.
Daniels started collecting an $88,296 annual state pension in October 2009. That same month, he was hired as the lottery’s head of security at a $90,000 salary. For Daniels, who did not respond to requests for [...]
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