Cops could not have prevented officer from killing ex-wife, probe concludes

IMG_2316 (640x521)FREEHOLD — Asbury Park police officers could not have prevented an off-duty police sergeant from gunning down his ex-wife in broad daylight and then putting the police-issued handgun he used to his own head, according to a yearlong investigation by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office released Thursday morning. The study also determined that the first officer… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: June 30th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | 1 Comment »

A year after Neptune cop killed his ex-wife, questions remain on police response

assetContent (26)FREEHOLD — A year after a Neptune Township police sergeant chased down his ex-wife and opened fire on her in broad daylight on an Asbury Park street, authorities have yet to release a report on how cops responded to the deadly shooting and the history of the couple’s tumultuous relationship. In announcing that the findings into… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: June 16th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on A year after Neptune cop killed his ex-wife, questions remain on police response

Children of cop accused of killing ex-wife plan wrongful death suit

assetContentNEPTUNE — The nine children of a Neptune woman who police say was shot to death by her cop ex-husband plans to sue several law enforcement agencies over what they contend was poor training and a lack of disciplinary action after the couple’s repeated domestic complaints. The notice of intention to sue warns of an impending… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: September 17th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Children of cop accused of killing ex-wife plan wrongful death suit

Before deadly shooting, cop warned his kids he meant their mother harm

ASBURY PARK — Before Tuesday’s fatal encounter with his ex-wife, a Neptune police sergeant contacted two of his children and told them he planned to harm her, NJ Advance Media has learned. A source close to the investigation into Tamara Seidle’s fatal shooting said police were aware of the threat against her before her ex-husband, Neptune… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: June 19th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Crime, Crime and Punishment, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor, Neptune Township | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Before deadly shooting, cop warned his kids he meant their mother harm

NJ cop accused of killing wife appears in court

assetContent (26)FREEHOLD —The police officer charged with killing his former wife in front of their 7-year-old daughter appeared in court Wednesday afternoon to face murder charges. Phillip Seidle, a sergeant with the Neptune Township Police Department,was formally charged with murder, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and endangering the welfare of a child in the… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: June 17th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, Neptune | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on NJ cop accused of killing wife appears in court

Support for the Seidle Family

Tamara Seidle

Tamara Seidle  photo via facebook

With the enormous emotional reaction to the tragic death of Tamara Seidle at the hands of her ex-husband, Neptune Township Police Sgt. Philip Seidle, there is the unfortunate reality that fraudsters may try to raise money in the name of the family.

MMM has verified that the Seidle family has sanctioned the following efforts and will reap the benefits of the community’s generosity through the following avenues:

A gofundme page has been set up by Ian Nugent with the consent of the family.  Donations can be made online via the site here.

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Posted: June 17th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Asbury Park, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on Support for the Seidle Family

N.J. cop charged with killing ex-wife scheduled to appear in court

assetContentFREEHOLD – The Neptune Township police officer charged with shooting and killing his wife in front of their daughter on an Asbury Park street Tuesday is due in court Wednesday afternoon. Phillip Seidle, 51, a 22-year veteran with the Neptune Township Police Department, was charged with murder in the shooting death of his ex-wife Tamara Seidle.… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: June 17th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on N.J. cop charged with killing ex-wife scheduled to appear in court