(NEW YORK POST) A black New Jersey cop facing a possible life sentence for the racially charged road-rage slaying of a white driver told The Post in his first extensive interview that he was protecting his family and, “I know the law is on my side.’’
Joseph Walker, 40, an 18-year veteran assigned to the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office, fatally shot Joseph Harvey, 36, during a confrontation on June 8 on I-97, just south of Baltimore.
Walker, of Eastampton, NJ, was driving a Kia minivan carrying wife Marie and their three young kids. Harvey was in a green Honda Accord carrying one person.
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