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NJ Attorney General Issues Directive That Dashcam and Bodycam Footage of Deadly Force Should be Subject to Public Release

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As reported in the New Jersey Law Journal, New Jersey Attorney General, Gurbir Grewal made an announcement that police dashcam and body cam videos documenting use of deadly force should be subject to public release once the corresponding initial investigation is complete.  According to the press release, the directive is being issued in the interests of “transparency in police community relations,”… Continue Reading

Troopers Start Wearing Body Cams

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As reported by, troopers at three State Police stations began patrolling with body-worn cameras this weekend as the Division prepares to outfit every officer on the road with the technology. Uniformed troopers assigned to Bordentown, Bellmawr, and Red Lion stations turned on their cameras on Saturday as part of an “initial deployment program,” according… Continue Reading

Officers Involved In Fatal Shootings Would Be Identified Under Proposed Law

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As reported by, a bill before the State Legislature would require state authorities to identify police officers involved in fatal shootings and in-custody deaths within 48 hours of the incident.  The public notification requirement was added as an amendment to legislation that would put all fatal police shooting investigations under the State’s Attorney General,… Continue Reading

Trenton Violence Prompts Meeting With AG Officials About NJSP Intervention

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  As reported by, amid a rising tide of violence in Trenton, including a murder in the shadow of the Statehouse on Route 29, the State Attorney General sent officials yesterday to discuss helping Trenton’s layoff-depleted police department, Mercer County Prosecutor Joe Bocchini said today. The meeting between Bocchini, Trenton acting Police Director Dave… Continue Reading

NJ Attorney General Unveils Reforms To Stop Steroid Abuse By Law Enforcement Officers

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  As reported by, Attorney General Paula Dow, flanked by county prosecutors and state officials, formally unveiled a group of reforms designed to eliminate the abuse of anabolic steroids in New Jersey’s law enforcement ranks. The measures, recommended by a panel Dow formed in December, pave the way for police departments to randomly test… Continue Reading

NJ Attorney General Announces $5.7 Million for 17 Police Departments

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  As reported by, New Jersey Attorney General Paula Dow, standing beside law enforcement leaders from across the state, announced the Department of Justice awarded New Jersey $5.7 million in grants that will be divided among 17 police departments to purchase various technologies ranging from gun shot detectors to closed-circuit cameras.  “While surveillance equipment… Continue Reading