Governor Murphy, Attorney General Platkin, and New Jersey State Police Announce a Nearly 70% Reduction in Expungement Backlog

Governor Phil Murphy, Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin, the New Jersey State Police (NJSP), and the Division of Criminal Justice today announced a 117% increase in processed final expungement orders from 2022 to 2023 and a nearly 70% reduction in the number of pending applications from its peak.

AG Platkin Announces Over 100 Dogs Rescued and Eight Defendants Arrested After Search of Cumberland County Dogfighting Compound

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin, the Division of Criminal Justice (DCJ), and the New Jersey State Police today announced that eight people have been arrested and charged after law enforcement executed search warrants at a Cumberland County compound and two other locations related to a dogfighting network.

AG Platkin: Man Suspected of Three Murders in Pennsylvania, Two Carjackings Apprehended in Trenton, New Jersey

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the New Jersey State Police, the Division of Criminal Justice, the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office, and the Trenton Police Department today announced the arrest of a 26-year-old man suspected of three murders in Pennsylvania and two carjackings.

Governor Murphy, AG Platkin: Brady Report Shows Our Gun Laws Are Working

Governor Phil Murphy and Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin today hailed a new national report from Brady showing that, for two years in a row, none of New Jersey’s firearms dealers were cited by the federal government for selling the most crime guns, a typical indicator of gun violence and gun trafficking.

Attorney General Platkin Announces $1.4 Million for Expansion of Automated License Plate Reader Technology in Atlantic City

AG Platkin Continues Focus on Reducing Auto Thefts through Funding Partnerships with the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs and the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority.

Two Individuals Taken into Custody After Vehicle Strikes Law Enforcement and Civilian Vehicles During Incident at Entrance to George Washington Bridge

For Immediate Release: February 12, 2024 Office of the Attorney General- Matthew J. Platkin, Attorney GeneralNew Jersey State Police- Colonel Patrick J. Callahan, Superintendent For Further Information: Media Inquiries-Sgt. Charles MarchanPIO@njsp.govDan...
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