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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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Congratulations to former @newjerseyoag First Assistant Jennifer Davenport on her nomination to serve as the next New Jersey Representative of the Waterfront Commission! @GOVMurphy has chosen a strong and committed leader to take on the position.

Thrilled that @POTUS and @FDA will enact a new rule allowing millions of Americans to purchase OTC hearing aids without a prescription. We led a multistate coalition supporting this rule change and applaud this move for further healthcare affordability.

Congratulations to the @NJSP Central Region Crime Suppression Unit for the well-deserved recognition. Through their tireless efforts the Unit has exemplified best policing practices that keep our communities safe. Thank you for your service

Thank you @ECPONJ1 for inviting #NJCARES to your Operation Helping Hand event in Newark yesterday, which brought together various community partners in an effort to help people with substance use disorder be connected with services.

We are committed to keeping illegal guns out of circulation in NJ. Today we announce our support for the ATF Final Rule taking effect later this month, making ghost guns traceable. Ghost guns have taken too many lives, and this rule will help us heal. https://bit.ly/3T5MJWy

Mariner Finance profited from hidden add-on costs and other predatory lending tactics, increasing the debt of many borrowers who were already struggling. Today we filed a lawsuit to hold Mariner accountable. https://bit.ly/3QM8Hf5

New Jersey’s precious natural resources are not to be used as dumping grounds. Today, we are proud to announce that ExxonMobil will pay $9.5 million to resolve the harm and damage caused to our ecosystems in East Greenwich Township and Paulsboro Borough. https://bit.ly/3dtnIEg

Hospital-based violence prevention programs (HVIP) provide a critical lifeline when people are at their most vulnerable.

We’re so grateful to @GovMurphy & @NewJerseyOAG for allocating $10M in continued funding for New Jersey’s HVIP programs.
https://www.njoag.gov/governor-murphy-and-acting-ag-platkin-announce-10-million-in-federal-funds-to-support-hospital-based-violence-intervention-programs-that-reduce-cycle-of-gun-violence-in-communities/

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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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