NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey police officer
who shot and killed a man during a chase has resigned in lieu of discipline.
New Brunswick Police Officer Brad Berdel has filed for a state disability
A grand jury declined to indict Berdel and a partner in the 2011 shooting
death of 46-year-old Barry Deloatch. Authorities said Deloatch had threatened
the officers with a board.
Capt. Joseph Miller tells The Home News Tribune of East Brunswick (http://mycj.co/SqgVYS ) Berdel was facing
discipline for failure to carry and maintain the pepper spray that officers are
His partner did not violate any policies.
Deloatch's family is suing the city and is seeking a federal