Jersey City and its police unions may soon reach a deal that would allow for the return of off-duty jobs for cops.
The two sides have been negotiating for months, ever since the two unions filed a lawsuit in Hudson County Superior Court in January seeking a return of off-duty gigs. Mayor Steve Fulop slashed all those jobs that month, citing a string of now ex-cops who admitted in federal court that the program was at the center of a no-show jobs and bribery conspiracy.
It’s not clear what shape a deal would take, but sources told The Jersey Journal that it’s possible an outside company would be hired to administer the off-duty jobs program. Before Fulop killed the program, cops divvied up the off-duty