Hacked Records Reveal Oath Keepers Among NJ Cops

Gothamist reports:

Over the last decade, dozens of current and former law enforcement officers, military personnel, and government officials in New Jersey joined a far-right, anti-government militia called the Oath Keepers, according to a WNYC/Gothamist analysis of what appear to be membership rolls obtained by an anonymous hacker.

In response, the state’s Attorney General’s office said it was troubled by the findings, and that it would evaluate “what reforms are necessary to root out extremism among law enforcement ranks.”

That push comes after WNYC/Gothamist reported last month that the same hacked information, which lists names and other personal information of alleged members, indicated some NYPD officers had also joined the group. NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio ordered an investigation into the associations.

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