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Jury Deliberations Begin in Hate Crime Trial of Former South Jersey Police Chief

The Camden Federal Courthouse in New Jersey.
Kenneth Burns
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WHYY
The Camden Federal Courthouse in New Jersey.

The fate of a former South Jersey top cop is now in the hands of a jury, again.
Former Bordentown Police Chief Frank Nucera Jr. is charged with hate crime assault for attacking a Black teenager who was in handcuffs.

From the New Jersey Desk, WHYY's Kenneth Burns was there for the closing arguments.

(Original air-date: 12/1/21)

Kenneth Burns is WHYY’s South Jersey reporter. He joined the station in 2018 as an anchor. He also contributed stories and won a 2020 Keystone Media Award for one of them.