Civilian Director of the Hackensack Police Department Michael Mordaga will likely resign according to a Monday report by the Bergen Dispatch.
According to the report, sources are saying that Mordaga is citing personal reasons for his departure. However, Mordaga is currently facing a lawsuit for misconduct (another was recently settled). He is also facing allegations that the director was incorrectly overstepping his power by advising on day-to-day police operations, involved in an effort to remove police officers and replace them with those unlikely to challenge his authority. Mordaga is facing lawsuits from
Mordaga previously worked under former Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli. Currently, Acting Prosecutor Gurbir Grewal fills Molinelli’s spot.
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