Princeton Borough police officer files whistle-blower lawsuit

    A police officer in Princeton Borough is moving ahead with a whistle-blower lawsuit after spending the last five years defending his actions.

    Sgt. Kenneth Riley won his job back in January after being dismissed three years earlier for calling attention to what he said was an officer under his supervision breaking police.
    The department argued, as the Times of Trenton reports, Riley has acted wrongly in 2006 when he accessed the video that showed officers allowing an intoxicated man to urinate on private property.

    First suspended with pay, Riley then lost his paycheck.. His reinstatement cost the borough about $400,000 in back pay and legal fees.

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