AG Platkin: New Jersey to Receive Nearly $9.5 Million from Opioid Settlement with Publicis Health, LLC

State Share is Part of $350 Million Nationwide Settlement Related to Deadly Epidemic For Immediate Release: February 2, 2024 Office of the Attorney General- Matthew J. Platkin, Attorney GeneralDivision of Consumer AffairsDivision of Law- Michael T.G. Long, Director...

AG Platkin Announces Launch of Program to Assist Non-Violent Offenders Overcoming Substance Use Disorder in Paterson

Opt for Help and Hope is a prosecutor-led diversion program that offers people who commit low-level, non-violent crimes the opportunity to overcome substance use disorder. Paterson is the first of six New Jersey cities to launch this pilot program.

Five Indicted by State Grand Jury in Scheme to Burglarize Medical Offices, Steal Prescription Pads, Fraudulently Obtain Opioid Cough Syrup

For Immediate Release: Office of the Attorney General- Matthew J. Platkin, Attorney GeneralOffice of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor- Al Garcia, Interim Insurance Fraud Prosecutor For Further Information: Media Inquiries-Dan ProchiloOAGpress@njoag.gov TRENTON — The...

AG Platkin and the New Jersey State Police Announce $800,000 in Federal Grant Funding to Expand Operation Helping Hand to Aid Those Battling Substance Use Disorders

NJSP offers more opportunities to promote personal recovery and help heal families and communities touched by addiction For Immediate Release: June 26, 2023 Office of the Attorney General- Matthew J. Platkin, Attorney GeneralNew Jersey State Police- Colonel Patrick...

Investigations Targeting Criminal Activity in Paterson Lead to 3 Arrests, Seizure of Illegal Guns, Kilos of Heroin, Cocaine, and Crystal Meth

For Immediate Release: May 8, 2023 Office of The Attorney General- Matthew J. Platkin, Attorney GeneralNew Jersey State Police- Colonel Patrick J. Callahan, SuperintendentDivision of Criminal Justice- Pearl Minato, DirectorPaterson Police Department- Frederick Fife,...

AG Platkin Announces Multidisciplinary Public Safety Innovation Working Group

For Immediate Release: May 3, 2023 Office of the Attorney General- Matthew J. Platkin, Attorney General For Further Information: Media Inquiries-Rob RowanOAGpress@njoag.gov TRENTON – Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin today announced the creation of a...
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