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Peter Amico, who is white, and currently the director of the university’s emergency management office, was a patrolman in Glassboro township 26 years ago when he fatally wounded 14-year-old El Tarmaine ‘L.T.’ Sanders.

Amico claimed that Sanders was running after his cousin Darrell Sanders, 17, with a 13-inch knife and when confronted, he lunged at the cop with the weapon.

Amico said he made a ‘split second decision’ and shot the child in front of his mother Delores Sanders, who had called police to the scene to stop the boys fighting

Peter Amico was a patrolman in Glassboro township 26 years ago when he fatally wounded 14-year-old El Tarmaine ‘L.T.’ Sanders (pictured in funeral programs)

He was put on leave after the April 17 incident

Peter Amico  witnesses disputed the officer’s account

sparked protests as witnesses disputed the officer’s account and said that while LT had a knife, he stopped chasing his cousin when the cop showed up

The community criticized former Army military police lieutenant Patricia Kunchynski, who was the department’s first female chief, for local cops being more aggressive towards the black community in the years since she started her role.

Amico continued to work for Glassboro police until he retired in 2009. However he started working as a private contractor in the public safety division’s accreditation process in 2008. He was hired full-time in 2010 and became director of emergency management in 2013

Peter Amico continued to work for Glassboro police

Amico continued to work for Glassboro police until he retired in 2009. However he started working as a private contractor in the public safety division’s accreditation process in 2008. He was hired full-time in 2010 and became director of emergency management in 2013. On Monday, Rowan University said his contract will be discontinued

The Change.org petition claims that ‘Amico said that he was ‘proud’ to accept a racist Combat Cross Award given by Gloucester County police organizations for killing Eltarmine Sanders’.

Peter Amico’s continued presence as the person in charge says loudly that “Black Lives Don’t Matter” at Rowan University,’ the petition stated as it called upon Rowan University president, Dr. Ali Houshmand, and Rowan Board of Trustees chair Mr. Chad Bruner, to terminate Amico’s contract

‘As a University, we believe black lives matter. We are looking hard at our own organization, our policies, structure and culture,’ the president’s statement added.

‘We found we have work to do. I am sure some of it will be more difficult and uncomfortable than we can imagine. We will be transparent in our transformation and look for opportunities to engage with the University community to bring about much-needed change.’

‘We also acknowledge the difficulty police officers encounter when called to face uncertain conditions, as well as the public scrutiny they endure in their work among us

Peter Amico Quick Facts

  • Peter Amico was a patrolman in Glassboro township 26 years ago when he fatally wounded 14-year-old El Tarmaine ‘L.T.’ Sanders
  • Amico claimed Sanders was running after his cousin with a knife and when confronted, lunged at the cop with the weapon
  • Sanders was shot dead in front of his mother
  • Witnesses disputed Amico’s account and it sparked protests however investigations found no wrongdoing
  • Amico has since taken on numerous public safety roles and a recent petition called it an insult to African Americans everywhere
  • The petition called for Amico’s firing and on Monday Rowan University said it would not be renewing his contract come June 10
  • Ex-cop who fatally shot a black teenager in 1994 will lose job at NJ’s Rowan University after outcry

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