As reported by nj.com, State and County law enforcement officials have stepped up oversight of the Edison Police Department’s internal affairs unit, which has been beset by allegations that it launched politically motivated investigations and quashed credible claims of brutality. The new measures, imposed by the State Attorney General’s Office and the Middlesex

As reported by nj.com, the internal affairs functions of every law enforcement agency in New Jersey would be transferred to the Attorney General’s Office under a bill proposed by an assemblyman, who contends politics and bias too often creep into investigations when police departments police themselves.

Assemblyman Peter Barnes III (D-Middlesex), the