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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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Watch out for scammers posing as charities, looking to capitalize on your goodwill. If you're planning to donate to those affected by Hurricane Ian, follow our tips to ensure your money reaches its intended destination: https://bit.ly/3Rro2BM

We are grateful to have an invaluable partner in @ADL_NYNJ as we continue our joint efforts to give law enforcement the tools they need to protect our residents from bias and hate. This week, we came together to discuss ways to empower resilience against extremist activity in NJ.

Our Second Annual Youth Bias Task Force Student Competition is here! Inspire others to stand up to discrimination by submitting original artwork or video. To learn more, visit: http://www.njcivilrights.gov #civilrights #nohateinthisgreatstate #stopthehate

Join #NJCARES on October 6th to commemorate Knock Out Opioid Abuse Day. Learn about the ways NJ is combatting the opioid epidemic to save lives. Register Today: https://bit.ly/3R3EBn5

Every day, we're working to turn the tide on gun violence. But states can't do it alone. That's why @AGKarlRacine, @DE_DOJ and I are leading multistate support for 3 credit card companies that are adopting a new way to help law enforcement stop gun crime. https://bit.ly/3SsDD5h

When law enforcement comes together to share intelligence and pass along best practices, we get closer to tackling the gun violence epidemic. Glad to attend today's Multi-State Crime Gun Intelligence Meeting, and highlight the @GovMurphy Admin's incredible efforts underway in NJ.

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Statement from Attorney General Matt Platkin on his confirmation by the New Jersey Senate as the State's 62nd Attorney General.

Attention all third-year law students and law clerks! If you want to make a big impact in New Jersey, check out our Honors Program: https://bit.ly/3RYk2cH

Applications are due October 9th.

I am outraged by the recent anti-Semitic acts of vandalism at Rutgers. Rosh Hashanah is the beginning of the High Holidays in Judaism, and everyone practicing should be able to celebrate and worship without fear.

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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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