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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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Fighting the Opioid Crisis

The opioid crisis cuts across every segment of New Jersey society, without regard to class, race, gender, or profession. The response must be equally far-reaching.

Combatting Gun Violence

Combatting 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.

Strengthening Police-Community Relations

Strengthening Community Trust

New Jersey is advancing a new model for police-community relations—one built on trust, transparency, and accountability.

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In just over 3 months, a Newark-based fencing ring allegedly trafficked 18 stolen, high-end cars worth over $1M. Today, we indicted 5 of its members. By dismantling criminal networks like this one, we're reducing auto thefts & making our communities safer. https://bit.ly/3iOhb7U

Last year, we announced that all 38,000 officers must undergo an immersive, two-day training program on de-escalation & other tactics for limiting use of force. Pleased to see these trainings officially begin this week, & proud to personally take part in the ICAT & ABLE sessions.

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Thanks to all who attended today's #WEAAD event, & to our presenters for demonstrating how NJ works year-round to protect seniors from harm. When we work together to educate others, we can build social supports that will prevent & end elder abuse.

#ICYMI: https://youtu.be/LW_AzJMx88A

Have you heard about businesses that “gift” marijuana w/ the purchase of snacks or other items? This isn’t the kind of cannabis business allowed by NJ’s new law. We’re warning these businesses to stop unlawful practices that could undercut the legal market.https://bit.ly/35p6Asc

The Division plays an important role within @NewJerseyOAG in taking action to address the abuse and neglect of older adults 365 days of the year. This #WEAAD we renew our commitment to protect the elderly and share some of our prevention tools: https://bit.ly/3xhb1B9

To help prevent elder abuse, we need to understand the different types of abuse, be able to recognize the signs and know how to address them. As we mark #WEAAD, we encourage the law enforcement community and the public to join us for today's webinar: https://bit.ly/2TdiEtz

As part of the #KnockOutOpioidAbuseDay Learning Series, @drugfreenj and #NJCares will host a webinar on Thursday, 6/17 about how New Jersey uses data to address the opioid epidemic. Participate in the discussion by registering at https://bit.ly/3gmJetm.

Our Board of Medical Examiners has permanently revoked the license of an orthopedic surgeon for overprescribing opioids. We won’t tolerate doctors abusing their authority & disregarding patients’ safety by indiscriminately prescribing addictive pain meds: https://bit.ly/3cDBReY

Elder abuse can take on many forms and is widely under-detected and under-reported. Be a voice for the voiceless and join us for tomorrow's webinar focused on helping law enforcement and the public learn how to recognize and address this crime. Register: https://bit.ly/2TdiEtz.

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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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