October 25, 2007
...Cape May County's prosecutor confirms to NBC 10 that Sea Isle City Police Chief William Kennedy is the subject of an internal affairs investigation... a judge Wednesday issued a temporary restraining order against Kennedy following a domestic violence complaint made by his wife. In response, the prosecutor ordered Kennedy to turn over all of his weapons, which he did... No charges have been filed... A dispatcher at the police department told Greenberg that Kennedy is on vacation. "That causes a problem for the city on the administrative side because you have a chief who is operating under a cloud of an allegation of domestic violence," said city solicitor Paul Baldini. Prosecutors said Kennedy was ordered to assume only administrative duties at the police department and have no contact with his wife....
Cape May County Herald
By Joe Hart
Chief William Kennedy remains in charge of the Sea Isle City Police Department, but the county Prosecutor's Office has suggested the city grant Kennedy a temporary leave of absence... considering Kennedy's current circumstances. Yesterday, city officials held an emergency closed session meeting to discuss potential litigation with the chief. After the meeting, city Solicitor Paul Baldini issued a statement saying that a temporary restraining order under the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act had been entered against the chief by his wife...