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Racial Justice

Racial Justice

The COVID-19 pandemic exposed and exacerbated racial disparities that have long plagued our country, and we have a moral obligation to address this problem.

Gun Violence

Gun Violence

Over the past decade, nearly 5,000 New Jersey residents have been killed by guns. This is more than a tragedy. It’s also a public health crisis.

Police-Community Relations

Police-Community Relations

The New Jersey Attorney General has the unique authority to issue statewide policy directives that apply to the New Jersey’s 38,000 state, county, and local police officers and 1,000 state, county, and municipal prosecutors.

Protecting NJ in Court

Protecting New Jersey in Court

The Attorney General protects the rights of New Jersey’s residents by standing up to corporate polluters, financial fraudsters, discriminatory employers—and when necessary, the federal government.

Racial Justice

Racial Justice

The COVID-19 pandemic exposed and exacerbated racial disparities that have long plagued our country, and we have a moral obligation to address this problem.

Gun Violence

Gun Violence

Over the past decade, nearly 5,000 New Jersey residents have been killed by guns. This is more than a tragedy. It’s also a public health crisis.

Policing Policy

Police-Community Relations

The New Jersey Attorney General has the unique authority to issue statewide policy directives that apply to the New Jersey’s 38,000 state, county, and local police officers and 1,000 state, county, and municipal prosecutors.

Policing Policy

Protecting New Jersey in Court

The Attorney General protects the rights of New Jersey’s residents by standing up to corporate polluters, financial fraudsters, discriminatory employers—and when necessary, the federal government.

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I am designating January 30 as "Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution.”

Today we honor a legendary civil rights activist who fought the wrongful incarceration of Japanese Americans during WWII. His fight against injustice must never be forgotten.

My heart goes out to the victims at Ateret Avraham Synagogue, who were brutally murdered during Shabbat services for no other reason than their faith. A painful reminder on Holocaust Remembrance Day of the vicious anti-Semitism that still exists in our world.

We are investing in youth across NJ. Proud to announce $130k in grants with our State Athletic Control Board for boxing programs in Trenton and Atlantic City that teach at-risk youth life skills, build self-esteem and guide participants toward success. http://bit.ly/3WNYotr

On Holocaust Remembrance Day we remember the 6 million lives lost at the hands of hate and antisemitism. We will never forget this horrific act and recommit ourselves to rooting out hate in New Jersey.

Working together is how we get things done in New Jersey, especially when it comes to public safety. Today I participated in a roundtable with @NJOHSP's Interfaith Advisory Council to discuss ways we can combat hate and bias and keep all communities in our state safe.

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Honored to be at our Office's 13th annual Human Trafficking Awareness Month Event with our community and government partners. We cannot combat this crime alone. When we come together like this, we can truly achieve a safer NJ and protect our most vulnerable residents from harm.

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Statement from Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin on the Appellate Division's Decision in Platkin v. Smith & Wesson.
View opinion: https://bit.ly/3wwS7Yx

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Victim Information:

1) How to file a domestic violence restraining order; 2) resources for domestic violence victims; and 3) petitioning the court to dissolve the no contact order for defendants/juveniles released from custody due to public health emergency credits.

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