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N.J. police chief steps down as state probes racial profiling email

Wyckoff - Police Chief Benjamin Fox agreed Tuesday to temporarily step down with pay as the township's top cop as the N.J. Attorney General investigates an ACLU complaint that he condones racial profiling, according to Township Administrator Bob Shannon.

The complaint stems from a 2014 email the chief allegedly sent to his officers urging them to watch out for "suspicious black people in white neighborhoods."

The Wyckoff Township Committee met Tuesday night in an emergency session to address the issue. Fox, who was at the meeting, agreed to go on immedia