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New Jersey Cop Fired for Having Once Appeared in Fetish Films

Meanwhile, drunk driving and vehicular assault by officers are not firing offenses in Hudson County.

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Kristen Hyman has been fired from her job as a New Jersey police officer for having appeared in bondage and erotica films years ago.

The 31-year-old was first suspended from the Hudson County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) last spring, just a few days before her police academy graduation, when her past as a dominatrix and fetish-film actress came to light.

Hyman has said she did not appear nude or engage in sexual intercourse in these films. Her appearances involved things like smoking cigarettes and kicking (consenting) men in the balls.

Although there was nothing illegal about her past gigs, Hyman's superiors said she should have revealed them on her police-academy application. For a question about past work, Hyman said she had been an actress and model. Apparently this was not specific enough.

Hyman was suspended for six days before an administrative judge rescinded her suspension. She was sworn in as a Hudson County sheriff's deputy on June 8, 2017. But immediately thereafter, Hyman was placed on paid administrative leave pending further internal investigation of her work history.

On Wednesday, an administrative hearing officer made the decision to fire Hyman. Hudson County Sheriff Frank Schillari told The Jersey Journal he agreed with the decision.

But while Hyman's history of legal work is a firable offense to the sheriff, deputies engaging in illegal conduct like drunk driving and vehicular assault has not been deemed sufficient grounds for firing by Schillari in the past.

In 2005, for instance, sheriff's officer Aleisha Cruz was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol after repeatedly ramming her SUV into a date's car and then hitting the man directly once he exited the vehicle (he was not seriously injured). Cruz plead guilty and was offered placement in a pre-trial diversion program rather than jail time.

After her arrest, Cruz was placed on modified duty at work and forbidden from carrying a gun. But she continued to be employed as a Hudson County sheriff's deputy for at least three and a half more years—until a second drunk-driving arrest in 2009.

Hyman has claimed that the real reason for her firing was not her previous dominatrix work but the fact that she rebuffed the advances of HCSO attorney Robert Pompliano, 70, while she was in the police academy. "Mr. Pompliano made a sexual advance against [Hyman], touched her, kissed her, and she rebuffed him," wrote her lawyer, Doug Anton, in a letter to the administrative hearing officer overseeing the case. "For that he has jumped all over this opportunity to get her fired." Hyman has alleged that the push for Sheriff Schillari to fire her came from Pompliano.

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  1. Kristen Hyman has been fired from her job as a New Jersey police officer for having appeared in bondage and erotica films years ago.

    Hyman? Really?

    Also, do we want cops who like to hit people with whips and chains?

    Her appearances involved things like smoking cigarettes and kicking (consenting) men in the balls.

    Maybe a cop is the right place for her.

    On Wednesday, an administrative hearing officer made the decision to fire Hyman.

    If only she’d shot an unarmed person in the face…

    1. Hyman? Really?

      And her father’s name is Buster.

      1. No, her father’s name is Phil McCrackin. She was adopted.

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    5. Apparently in order to get fired from being a cop, you have to have had a previous legal job, or you have to refuse to shoot someone waving an unloaded gun.

  2. Kristen Hyman has been fired from her job as a New Jersey police officer for having appeared in bondage and erotica films years ago.

    Hmm. Bet her *real* name is Tara.

    The 31-year-old was first suspended from the the Hudson County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO)

    Specifically, she was suspended from the HCSO’s ceiling.

  3. For a question about past work, Hyman said she had been an actress and model. Apparently this was not specific enough.

    Good grief, what else could “actress and model” possibly mean?

    1. They thought it meant Shakespeare in the Park. Not the dirty parts of Shakespeare, of course.

    2. Kim Kardashian anyone?
      Remind me never to live in Hudson County.

  4. Alt-text: “SMOKIN’ in the boy’s room!”

  5. She should have kicked him in the balls. Of course, she still can. Better late than never.

    -jcr

  6. *** leaves to do laundry ***

    1. Don’t you hate when you run out of clean towels?

  7. Her appearances involved things like smoking cigarettes and kicking (consenting) men in the balls.

    Of course, she’d still have a job if while on duty she’d simply kicked non-consenting men in the balls.

    1. She already has the G down in the SING method of self-defense against men.

  8. Kicking men in the nuts wasn’t a violent enough fetish for the cops, I guess.

    1. She was kicking men in the nuts who wanted it so. Now if it was non-voluntary nut kicking, they would have been proud.

      1. It didn’t involve the “feared for my life” incantation, which is inexcusable.

  9. After her arrest, Cruz was placed on modified duty at work and forbidden from carrying a gun. But she continued to be employed as a Hudson County sheriff’s deputy for at least three and a half more years?until a second drunk-driving arrest in 2009.

    I dunno, maybe Hyman should just sit this one out.

  10. Pretty soon no one will be allowed to work since no one is without sin. Wasn’t it Obama who wanted us all to hire ex cons, which I’m fine with, but now the puritanicalness of everyone to keep from offending anyone has gotten to the point where even those who hire those with sin are considered sinners. whatever happened to understanding and compassion? there is none in the new world

    1. An ex-con is sanctioned by the state as fit to enter society when the state releases him. A sex-worker who cares for clients by strapping them to beds can be charged with prostitution or practising psychiatry without a liscence. It is all about getting government approval.

    1. Wouldn’t, not even with YOUR woodie!!!

      (But truth be told… Especially if’n ye smoke, blow the smoke in my face, and kick me in the gonads…)

      I have to ‘fess up, I wouldn’t… ’cause I’m TOOOOO Old!!!!

      1. Oh, so change wouldn’t to couldn’t?

  11. This falls under the logic of…

    “Now that WE (your boss, the power structure, yadda-yadda), KNOW that ye have yea verily kissed yer Granny on the cheek…

    … We are AFRAID that someone, in the future, might BLACKMAIL ye, by threatening to tell us that… ye have yea verily kissed yer Granny on the cheek!!!!” (So we MUST fire ya!)

    WTF, ELGA?!?!? (= What The Fuck, Ever-Loving Government Almighty)

    (I have personally been subjected to exactly this logic, so I am NOT pulling yer legs!!!!)

  12. Her appearances involved things like smoking cigarettes and kicking (consenting) men in the balls.

    So why did she need the academy, again? Sounds like a fully trained officer.

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  14. She’ll sue for wrongful termination and win a settlement that’ll be funded by tax dollars. All because of stupidity

    1. I certainly hope so.

    2. Cops abuse power
      Taxpayers pay the price

  15. What a ball buster

    1. Dude, that’s nuts.

      1. It’s cockeyed.

  16. “In 2005, for instance, sheriff’s officer Aleisha Cruz was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol after repeatedly ramming her SUV into a date’s car and then hitting the man directly once he exited the vehicle (he was not seriously injured). ”

    Female cop attacks date with car, they say “she was drunk” when she “repeatedly” rams his car with hers, then rams him.

    Otherwise known as “good ramming”. All procedures were followed.

    1. Isn’t that attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon?

      Cops regularly kill people for doing that.

    2. Probably said, “I feared for my life” at the hearing. The magic words!

  17. I don’t know about New Jersey, but where I live in Wisconsin, I have known more than one cop that was immediately fired for a drunk driving arrest or possession of marijuana arrest. Seems the film is a red herring.

    1. Good for Wisconsin. They can be a model for NJ.

      1. Wait, marijuana?

    2. Hudson County is bassically Jersey City plus 9 small towns. Jersey City is gentrifying, but not there yet.

  18. I’d hit it. Tried to google, ya know for the sake of thoroughness, and didn’t find anything too awesome. But she’s reasonably cute.

    As far as the real topic at hand, I can kinda see it both ways… Other articles mentioned they were worried about her being aggressive with a perp and them using this stuff as evidence she is overly aggressive or whatever. Would you want former porn stars as school teachers? Former car thieves as DMV clerks? There is SOME line somewhere in there, but it is hard to pin down. Her I think is acceptable for being a cop, but what’s a brotha to do? Idiots gonna idiot.

    1. America is the land of second chances, and we hype our efforts at rehabilitating offenders – the problem is an employer (at least in the private sector) can be sued if they hire an ex-criminal who then proceeds to commit crimes on the job – “you should have anticipated this, look, he had A CRIMINAL RECORD!”

      I suspect this is one factor deterring private employers from hiring ex cons.

      Make some allowance for employers who have a good-faith belief in the person’s rehabilitation – protect the employer from being sued if they guess wrong – maybe that will get more rehabilitated people into the job market.

      1. “A few states have enacted negligent hiring tort reform, but the protections are weak. The exception is Texas, where the legislature, in 2013, enacted a straightforward ban on most negligent hiring lawsuits based on an employee’s criminal past.

        “States should follow Texas’s lead, but don’t expect Ban the Box advocates to laud Lone Star legislators. Addressing real business concerns is less sexy than portraying the issue as a civil rights crusade.”

    2. Having a porn star teach a class can be problematic, because kids these days Google their teachers. However a former porn star became a math professor in Italy without problems.

      I preffer a former porn star teaching the First Ammendment over a liscenced history teacher if I was homeschooling.

    3. Would you want former porn stars as school teachers?

      Why should we care? Are they going to teach the metric system using a dildo or something? No.

      1. Kids might actually learn metric that way.

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  20. I think we all know who should be in charge of punishing Pompliano.

  21. i believe her. The only way this kind of nonsense happens is if some idiot got rejected and his ego couldnt handle it.

  22. I know we’re now in a newly puritanical society (or at least the feminists wish that) … but are fetish videos showing a woman smoking a cigarette really a thing? (Or am I just an out-of-touch fuddy-duddy?)

    1. Totally a thing. There are fetish videos of women popping balloons. Who the hell gets off on that I have no idea, but apparently someone does. Everything is someone’s kink. Some examples are pretty horrifying, others are just hopelessly confusing to anyone who doesn’t share that kink.

      1. Rule 34?”If it exists, there is porn of it ? no exceptions”

  23. Doesn’t a pre-trial diversion program involve kicking UNconsenting recalcitrant witnesses in the balls?

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  27. If only Kristen were as upstanding, perfect, and infallible a human being as the Hudson County sheriff’s office, she could have a career there.

    …deputies engaging in illegal conduct like drunk driving and vehicular assault has not been deemed sufficient grounds for firing by Schillari in the past.

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  29. When people are asked to use gut instinct to stop real but rare horrors, relying on racial stereotypes and other biases tends to rule.

    Is that why the cops pulled a gun on my friend the day I moved him and his babby mamma into my town. It’s strange how one of the other regulars at the Wellness Center died of a drug overdoes latter that night in the Wellness Center bathroom.

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