Use of Force Investigation

July 13, 2020

The Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office is conducting a preliminary investigation regarding a police incident in the early morning hours of Sunday, July 12, between 3:00 and 3:30am on the 3700 Block of Pacific Avenue in the City of Wildwood. The object of the preliminary investigation is to determine whether the actions of the arresting officer or officers potentially violated NJS 2C:3-7, Use of Justifiable Force to effect an arrest, or any other related criminal statutes. We are asking that any member of the general public who has video or photographic footage of the events please contact the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office, Professional Standards Unit at (609) 465-1135.