Caren z. turner resigns. Port Authority commissioner is filmed threatening New Jersey cops

N.J. official resigns after she berates and curses at officers

caren z. turner resigns

But all of it was captured on a dashcam video, and Tenafly Police Chief Robert Chamberlain sent a copy of the recording to the Inspector General for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Officials would not disclose the circumstances, but two sources with knowledge of the investigation said it involved her intervention in a recent traffic stop in connection with her daughter. The Port Authority is an interstate agency jointly run by the states of New York and New Jersey. The officers subsequently decided to impound the vehicle, leaving the four young adults on the side of a busy highway. Concerned, I hurried to the scene to assist them.

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caren z. turner resigns

Turner, who resigned last week, responded Wednesday to the public outcry over her intervention, caught on a police dashcam, in connection with a Tenafly traffic stop involving her daughter. If the officer had treated her as a taxpayer and the person he works for, then he should have answered her. The video was posted by a week after Turner abruptly resigned her position as a commissioner for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the State House, former Gov. Turner was appointed commissioner last year by former Governor Chris Christie.

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Port Authority Official Resigns After Cursing at Cops During Traffic Stop

caren z. turner resigns

The officer balked, saying he has given the appropriate information to the involved parties — and Turner is not one of them. Caren Turner issued the statement Wednesday, a day after the Tenafly Police Department released the dash-cam video showing her attempting to pull rank on the officers who pulled over a car in which her daughter was a passenger for an expired registration March 31. She also suggested the fault did not rest not entirely on her shoulders. Both said Turner apparently flashed her Port Authority badge in an effort to intercede with police officers on the scene. Turner broke her silence Wednesday as dashcam footage of her aggressively took the web by storm. Turner has sat on the Georgetown Law Alumni Board.

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Port Authority commissioner is filmed threatening New Jersey cops

caren z. turner resigns

However, the police officer on the scene, in this case, is not without some fault. Turner's rant, during which she cursed at the officers and flashed her Port Authority badge, was all caught on dashboard camera. The car was driven by a male friend of her daughter, who was a passenger in the back seat. Green, Editor and Vice President of Content, has announced. Turner continues with boasts about her relationship with the mayor and the police commissioner.

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caren z. turner resigns

The video, which prompted Turner's resignation after Tenafly Police Chief Robert Chamberlain sent it to the Port Authority, shows her spending nearly 10 minutes demanding information on the traffic stop, despite the driver being over 18 years old. Officers said that the driver of the car, who has not been identified, had a valid license, but he did not have the proper registration or insurance Turner has served on finance committees of Hillary Clinton and former Governor Jon Corzine. Her name and image have been deleted from the Port Authority web site. The officers, who have been identified as Officer Matthew Savitsky and Officer Tom Casper, initially pulled the male driver over that afternoon for two minor reasons, one of which was because the front side windows of the vehicle were tinted, which is against the law in New Jersey. Ted Sherman may be reached at. An erroneous comma gave a public worker a windfall while he was on vacation.

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Port Authority cites 'profoundly disturbing' conduct in resignation of commissioner

caren z. turner resigns

For Adblock Plus on Firefox: Click the AdBlock Plus button on your browser and select Disable on Observer. Share 'However, at no point did I violate the Port Authority's Code of Ethics or ask for special treatment for anyone involved, nor did I suggest, in any way, that I would use my position at the Port Authority to affect the outcome of the violations issued to the driver. While the public admonishment and discipline against Turner was swift and harsh, there has been no disciplinary action taken against the police officer. Turner is from and received her from , where she served as the editor of the school's law journal. The officers were in the process of impounding the car when Turner arrived, and, in the video, at first asked Turner whether she was there to give the occupants a ride. And as with past governors, the taxpayers will be footing the bill.

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Port Authority slams Caren Turner over ethics, after sorry

caren z. turner resigns

She could ask the passengers of the car, he urged, or read it in his police report. Watch for the opening of this new and inspiring display in Spring of 2019. Concerned, I hurried to the scene to assist them. Turner produced her identification as a Port Authority commissioner and instructed the officers to refer to her as such. According , she served on finance committees for Hillary Clinton and Gov.

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caren z. turner resigns

When she arrived on the scene to ask what happened, the police officer refused to tell her. As a parent, I was upset and uncomfortable with the unfolding events. But in a flash, she has become the latest prominent person to receive a public comeuppance after being caught on video lashing out at someone with a blue-collar job. A new Republican majority just reinstated it. Officers said that the driver of the car, who has not been identified, had a valid license, but he did not have the proper registration or insurance. Turner resigned after dashboard-camera footage showed her berating and cursing at police officers during a traffic stop on March 31 in Tenafly, N.

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