NJ officers arrest armed man in 'police-type' uniform

The man was spotted by an off-duty officer


By PoliceOne Staff

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Jersey City police arrested a man after he was spotted in a mall by an off-duty officer carrying a gun and wearing a “police-type” uniform, NJ.com reported. 

The man was not carrying any identification. Police also found items in the man’s vehicle that summoned a bomb squad robot and water cannon.

Witnesses told the publication police removed a vest from the trunk that read “Police” with “U.S. Agent” underneath.

The incident is under investigation. No further information was available.

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