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Directive 2021-9 | Jul 15, 2021
Directive Establishing Protocol for Undercover Audio Recordings by Investigators Working on Civil Matters
#Grewal, #Criminal Investigations
Directive 2021-8 | Jun 29, 2021
Directive Addressing History of Anti-LGBTQ+ Enforcement Actions by the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC)
#Grewal, #Bias & Discrimination
Directive 2021-7 | Jun 25, 2021
Revising Law Enforcement Training Requirements for 2021
#Grewal, #Training
Directive 2021-6 | Jun 09, 2021
Directive Regarding Public Disclosure of the Identities of Officers Who Commit Serious Disciplinary Violations
#Grewal, #Officer Conduct
Directive 2021-5 | May 25, 2021
Directive On Use Of Body Worn Cameras
#Grewal, #Officer Conduct, #Training
#Grewal, #Officer Conduct, #Training
Directive 2021-4 | Apr 19, 2021
Directive Revising Statewide Guidelines Concerning the Waiver of Mandatory Minimum Sentences in Non-Violent Drug Cases
#Grewal, #Criminal Investigations, #Drugs
Directive 2021-3 | Apr 06, 2021
Addressing Sexual Misconduct by Licensed Professionals and Applicants
#Grewal, #Sexual Assault, #Victims
Directive 2021-2 | Mar 30, 2021
Directive Protecting Tenants from Illegal Evictions
#Grewal, #Training
Directive 2021-1 | Feb 22, 2021
This directive instructs state, county, and municipal prosecutors to dismiss charges pending as of February 22, 2021 for any marijuana offense that is no longer illegal under state law.
#Grewal, #Drugs, #Training
Directive 2020-13 | Dec 21, 2020
Directive Revising Use of Force Policy and Procedures
#Grewal, #Training, #Use of Force
Directive 2020-14 | Dec 21, 2020
Directive Establishing Countywide Working Groups to Address Mental Health and Special Needs Populations and Creating a Framework for Coordination with State Partners
#Grewal, #Training, #Use of Force
Directive 2020-12 | Dec 03, 2020
AG Directive 2020-12 - Directive Establishing Policies, Practices, and Procedures to Promote Juvenile Justice Reform
#Grewal, #Juveniles
Directive 2020-11 | Oct 09, 2020
AG Directive 2020-11 – Directive Regarding Testimony of Jailhouse Informants
#Grewal, #Criminal Investigations, #Municipal Issues
Directive 2020-10 | Oct 08, 2020
AG Directive 2020-10 – Directive Codifying Protocols for Communications with the Office of the Governor and the Legislature
#Grewal, #Training
Directive 2020-9 | Oct 06, 2020
AG Directive 2020-9 – Directive Establishing “Statewide Handle With Care” Program
#Grewal, #Victims
Directive 2020-7 | Aug 28, 2020
AG Directive 2020-7 – Directive Revising Internal Affairs Policy & Procedures (supersedes AG Directive 2019-5)
#Grewal, #Officer Conduct, #Training
Directive 2020-8 | Aug 28, 2020
AG Directive 2020-8 – Directive Modifying Requirements of Mandatory Random Law Enforcement Drug Testing Program in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic
#Grewal, #COVID-19, #Drugs, #Officer Conduct
Directive 2020-6 | Jun 19, 2020
AG Directive 2020-6 – Directive Requiring Public Disclosure of the Identities of Department’s Officers Who Committed Serious Disciplinary Violations Since 2000
#Grewal, #
Directive 2020-5 | Jun 15, 2020
Directive Requiring Public Disclosure of the Identities of Officers Who Commit Serious Disciplinary Violations
#Grewal, #Officer Conduct
Directive 2020-4 | May 08, 2020
Directive Revising Firearms Qualification and Requalification Standards for New Jersey Law Enforcement
#Grewal, #Training
Directive 2020-3 | Apr 11, 2020
Directive Regarding Non-Prosecution of Healthcare Facilities and Professionals Adhering to Triage Protocols During COVID-19 Pandemic
#Grewal, #COVID-19
Directive Instructing Law Enforcement Agencies and Officers on the Appropriate Use of COVID-19 Information from Public Health Officers
#Grewal, #Bail Reform
#Grewal, #Asset Forfeiture, #COVID-19
Directive Updating Certain Reporting, Training, and Certification Deadlines During COVID-19 Pandemic
#Grewal, #Asset Forfeiture
Law Enforcement Guidance During COVID-19 Pandemic
#Grewal, #Bias & Discrimination, #Criminal Investigations, #COVID-19
Directive 2018-1 | Feb 26, 2020
[SUPERSEDED BY DIRECTIVE 2019-4] Directive Concerning Public Release of Video Recordings Depicting Police Deadly Force Incidents
#Grewal, #Criminal Investigations, #Juveniles
Directive 2019-5 | Dec 04, 2019
Directive Strengthening and Supplementing Internal Affairs Policy & Procedures
#Grewal, #Criminal Investigations, #COVID-19
Directive 2019-6 | Dec 04, 2019
Directive Establishing County Policies to Comply with Brady v. Maryland and Giglio v. United States
#, #COVID-19
Directive 2019-7 | Dec 04, 2019
Directive Strengthening Oversight of Municipal Court Prosecutions
#Grewal, #Bias & Discrimination, #Officer Conduct, #Training
Directive 2019-8 | Dec 04, 2019
Administrative Directive Codifying the Office of Public Integrity & Accountability (OPIA)
#Grewal, #Bias & Discrimination, #Officer Conduct
2019-IAPP | Dec 01, 2019
Internal Affairs Policy & Procedures (December 2019)
#Grewal, #COVID-19, #Municipal Issues, #Training
Directive 2019-3 | Nov 20, 2019
Directive Governing Law Enforcement Interactions with Transgender Individuals
#Grewal, #Criminal Investigations
Directive 2019-4 | Nov 20, 2019
Directive Ensuring Independent Investigation of Criminal Cases Involving Police Use-of-Force or In-Custody Deaths (the "Independent Prosecutor Directive")
#Grewal, #COVID-19, #Training
Directive 2018-6 v2.0 | Sep 27, 2019
Directive Strengthening Trust Between Law Enforcement and Immigrant Communities
#Grewal, #Bias & Discrimination, #Immigration, #Officer Conduct, #Training
Directive 2019-2 | Aug 15, 2019
Directive to Enforce New Jersey’s “Extreme Risk” Gun Safety Law
#Grewal, #Criminal Investigations
Directive 2019-1 | Aug 06, 2019
Directive Promoting Law Enforcement Resiliency
#Grewal, #Criminal Investigations
#Grewal, #Criminal Investigations
#Grewal, #Criminal Investigations
#Grewal, #Criminal Investigations, #Sexual Assault
Directive 2018-4 | Aug 22, 2018
#Grewal, #Bias & Discrimination, #Criminal Investigations
#, #Criminal Investigations, #Evidence
Guidelines for Dissemination of Investigative Tips and Leads
#Grewal, #Criminal Investigations
Directive 2018-2 | Mar 20, 2018
Statewide Mandatory Random Drug Testing
#Grewal, #Evidence
Directive 2018-3 | Mar 20, 2018
Statewide Mandatory Early Warning Systems
#Grewal, #Criminal Investigations, #Evidence
Directive 2017-2 | Nov 15, 2017
[SUPERSEDED BY DIRECTIVE 2019-5] Modification of Internal Affairs Policy & Procedures
#Porrino, #Criminal Investigations, #Evidence, #Officer Conduct
Directive 2016-6 | Sep 28, 2017
#Porrino, #Criminal Investigations, #Evidence, #Officer Conduct
Directive 2016-6 v.3.0 | Sep 27, 2017
Modification of Directive Establishing Interim Policies, Practices, and Procedures to Implement Criminal Justice Reform Pursuant to P.L. 2015, c. 31
#Porrino, #Criminal Investigations, #Municipal Issues, #Training
Directive 2017-1 | Jan 25, 2017
Prevention of Victim and Witness Intimidation
#Porrino, #Criminal Investigations, #Evidence, #Officer Conduct
Directive 2016-5 | Oct 04, 2016
Directive Establishing a Community-Law Enforcement Affirmative Relations (CLEAR) Continuing Education Institute
#Porrino, #Officer Conduct, #Training, #Use of Force
Directive 2016-4 | Apr 08, 2016
Directive Concerning Uniform Statewide Practices and Procedures for Issuing Firearms Purchaser ID Cards, Handgun Purchase Permits, and Permits to Carry Handguns
#Lougy, #Firearms
Directive 2016-3 | Mar 03, 2016
Directive Revising the Attorney General Supplemental Policy on Conducted Energy Devices
#Hoffman, #Officer Conduct, #Use of Force
Directive 2016-2 | Mar 01, 2016
Uniform Guidelines on the Pretrial Intervention Program
#Hoffman, #Municipal Issues
Directive 2016-1 | Feb 17, 2016
Automated Deconfliction of Planned Law Enforcement Operations and Investigations
#Hoffman, #Criminal Investigations
Directive 2010-5 v2 | Nov 18, 2015
Directive Promulgating Attorney General Guidelines for the Use of Automated License Plate Readers (ALPRs) and Stored ALPR Data November 18, 2015 Revision to Attorney General Guidelines for the Use of Automated Licence Plate Readers (ALPRs) and Stored ALPR Data Concerning Data Retention Period
#Hoffman, #Criminal Investigations
Directive 2006-5 v2 | Jul 28, 2015
[SUPERSEDED BY DIRECTIVE 2019-4] Directive Regarding Uniform Statewide Procedures and Best Practices for Conducing Police Use-of-Force Investigations
#Hoffman, #Criminal Investigations, #Officer Conduct, #Use of Force
Directive 2015-1 | Jul 28, 2015
Directive Regarding Police Body-Worn Cameras (BWCs) and Stored BWC Recordings
#Hoffman, #Officer Conduct, #Use of Force
Directive 2014-3 | Nov 26, 2014
Directive Requiring Prosecutorial and Judicial Approval of Proactive Use of Probationers to Conduct Law Enforcement Investigations
#Hoffman, #Criminal Investigations
Directive 2014-2 | Oct 28, 2014
Directing Concerning Heroin and Opiate Investigations and Prosecutions
#Hoffman, #Criminal Investigations, #Drugs
Directive | Sep 24, 2014
Clarification of "Graves Act" 2008 Directive with Respect to Offenses Committed by Out-of-State Visitors From States Where Their Gun-Possession Conduct Would Have Been Lawful
#Hoffman, #Drugs
Directive | Sep 24, 2014
Clarification of "Graves Act" 2008 Directive with Respect to Offenses Committed by Out-of-State Visitors From States Where Their Gun-Possession Conduct Would Have Been Lawful
#Hoffman, #Firearms
Directive 2014-1 | Sep 08, 2014
Directive to Ensure Uniform Enforcement of the Sports Wagering Act’s Exemption from Criminal Liability for the Operation of Sports Pools by Casinos and Racetracks
#Hoffman, #
Directive 2011-1 v3 | Jul 10, 2014
Guidelines Regarding the Retention of Evidence (Supersedes 2011-1)
#Hoffman, #Criminal Investigations, #Evidence
Directive 2011-1 v2 | Jun 11, 2014
Attorney General Guidelines for the Retention of Evidence (supersedes Directive 2010-1)
#Dow, #Criminal Investigations, #Evidence
Directive No. 2013-1 | Jun 25, 2013
Directive to Ensure Uniform Statewide Enforcement of the "Overdose Prevention Act"
#Hoffman, #Drugs, #Training, #Victims
Directive No. 2012-2 | Jul 12, 2012
Investigation of Human Trafficking
#Chiesa, #Evidence, #Victims
Directive No. 2012-1 | Jul 12, 2012
Notification of Out-of-State Law Enforcement Operations Conducted Within New Jersey
#Chiesa, #Drunk Driving
Directive 2011-2 | May 27, 2011
Attorney General Directive Regarding Retention and Transmittal of Contemporaneous Notes of Witness Interviews and Crime Scenes
#Dow, #Drunk Driving
Directive 2011-1 v1 | Jan 06, 2011
Attorney General Guidelines for the Retention of Evidence (supersedes Directive 2010-1)
#Dow, #Criminal Investigations, #Evidence
Directive 2010-5 | Dec 03, 2010
Law Enforcement Directive Promulgating Attorney Guidelines for the Use of Automated License Plate Readers (ALPRs) and Stored ALPR Data November 18, 2015 Revision to Attorney General Guidelines for the Use of Automated Licence Plate Readers (ALPRs) and Stored ALPR Data Concerning Data Retention Period
#Dow, #Evidence
Directive 2010-4 | Jul 06, 2010
Supplemental Directive Regarding Extended Term Applications Under N.J.S.A. 2C:43-6f in Drug-Free School Zone Cases
#Dow, #Evidence
Directive 2010-3 | Apr 25, 2010
Revising New Jersey's AMBER Alert Plan
#Dow, #Criminal Investigations, #Evidence, #Victims
Directive 2010-2 | Mar 12, 2010
Supplemental Directive Modifying the Brimage Guidelines to Account for Judicial Authority to Waive or Reduce Mandatory Minimum Sentences in School Zone Cases, Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2C:35-7b
#Dow, #Criminal Investigations, #Evidence
Directive 2010-1 | Mar 09, 2010
Attorney General Guidelines for the Retention of Evidence
#Dow, #Criminal Investigations, #Evidence
Directive 2009-1 | Mar 09, 2009
Directive Imposing Restrictions on Use of Polygraph Examinations.
#Milgram, #Criminal Investigations, #Evidence
Directive 2008-4 | Dec 01, 2008
Directive Establishing Child Abduction Response Team
#Milgram, #Firearms
Directive | Nov 25, 2008
[CLARIFIED BY MEMO DATED 09/24/14] Directive Regarding Graves Act
#Milgram, #Firearms
Directive 2008-3 | Nov 20, 2008
Directive Regarding Submission of Information into the ViCAP Database
#Milgram, #Firearms
Directive | Sep 17, 2008
Directive Prohibiting Municipal Court Plea Offers to "No Point" Violations for Graduated Drivers Licensees
#Milgram, #Firearms
Directive 2008-2 | Mar 31, 2008
Guidelines for Stationhouse Adjustment of Juvenile Delinquency Offenses - Revises and Replaces AG Law Enforcement Directive 2005-4.
#Milgram, #Firearms
Directive 2008-1 | Mar 18, 2008
Submission and Analysis of Information Relating to Seized and Recovered Firearms
#Milgram, #Criminal Investigations, #Firearms
Directive 2007-3 | Aug 22, 2007
[SUPERSEDED BY DIRECTIVE 2018-6] Directive Concerning Interactions with Federal Immigration Authorities
#Milgram, #Domestic Violence, #Firearms, #Officer Conduct, #Use of Force
Directive 2007-2 | Jul 18, 2007
Directive Concerning DWI Last Drink Location Reports
#Milgram, #Domestic Violence, #Firearms, #Municipal Issues, #Officer Conduct, #Use of Force
Directive 2007-1 | Jul 13, 2007
Directive Concerning School Security
#Milgram, #Firearms, #Training
Directive 2006-4 | Oct 10, 2006
Superseding Directive Regarding Electronic Recordation of Stationhouse Interrogations
#Rabner, #Bias & Discrimination, #Immigration, #Victims
Directive 2006-3 | Mar 07, 2006
Notice to Replace Body Armor Vests Containing Zylon
#Farber, #Juveniles
Directive 2006-2 | Jan 17, 2006
Superseding Directive Regarding Electronic Recordation of Stationhouse Interrogations
#Harvey, #Juveniles
Directive 2006-1A | Jan 17, 2006
Administrative Directive Establishing Office of State Police Affairs
#Harvey, #Juveniles
Directive 2006-1 | Jan 10, 2006
Directive Establishing New Jersey Forensic Science Commission
#Harvey, #Juveniles
Directive 2005-5 | Dec 20, 2005
Directive Establishing Uniform Statewide Procedures for Implementing the Victim Information and Notification Everyday (VINE) System
#Harvey, #Juveniles
Directive | Dec 20, 2005
Directive to Prevent Racial, Ethnic, and Religious Profiling in the Course of Conducting Counterterrorism Investigations and Intelligence Collection
#Harvey, #Juveniles
Directive 2005-4 | Dec 07, 2005
[SUPERSEDED BY DIRECTIVE 2008-2] Guidelines for Stationhouse Adjustment of Juvenile Delinquency
#Harvey, #Criminal Investigations, #Evidence, #Juveniles
Directive 2005-3 | Oct 03, 2005
Directive Establishing a Statewide Training Policy on the Safe Return Program to Recover Lost Individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders
#Harvey, #Juveniles, #Municipal Issues
Directive 2005-2 | Sep 22, 2005
Directive Mandating Training for Law Enforcement Officers for National Incident Management System Courses
#Harvey, #Juveniles, #Municipal Issues
Directive 2005-1 | Jun 28, 2005
[SUPPLEMENTED BY CLARIFICATION DATED 12/20/05] Directive Establishing Official Statewide Policy Defining and Prohibiting the Practice of Racially Influenced Policing
#Harvey, #Municipal Issues
Directive 2004-4 | Oct 25, 2004
Directive Standardizing External Audits of a County Prosecutor’s Forfeiture Funds
#Harvey, #Officer Conduct
Directive 2004-3 | Oct 12, 2004
Directive Mandating Training for Law Enforcement Officers for Domestic Security Preparedness Courses
#Harvey, #
Directive 2004-2 | Oct 08, 2004
Directive Establishing Joint Crash Investigative Protocol
#Harvey, #Criminal Investigations, #Officer Conduct, #Use of Force
Directive 2004-1 | Feb 20, 2004
Directive Implementing “John’s Law,” Regarding Potential Liability Warning Forms for DWI Arrestees
#Harvey, #Municipal Issues, #Officer Conduct
Directive | Dec 02, 2002
Directive Concerning the Use of Grand Jury Subpoenas to Compel Hospitals to Produce Medical Records
#Samson, #Officer Conduct, #Training, #Use of Force
Directive 2002-1 | May 07, 2002
Directive Mandating Certain Forms for Court Drug Offender Restraining Orders
#Samson, #Officer Conduct, #Use of Force
Directive 2001-7 | Dec 20, 2001
Directive Establishing Attorney General Advisory Committee
#Farmer, #Officer Conduct, #Use of Force
Directive 2001-6 | Nov 27, 2001
Directive Establishing Procedures for Uniform Investigation of Serious Violent Crimes Occurring on Premises of any Facility Run by the Department of Human Services
#Farmer, #Officer Conduct, #Use of Force
Directive 2002-2 | Aug 08, 2001
Directive Requiring Approval of Search Warrant Applications, Executions of Search Warrants, and Procedures to Coordinate Investigative Activities Conducted by Multiple Law Enforcement Agencies
#Samson, #Officer Conduct, #Use of Force
Directive 2001-5 | Jul 31, 2001
[SUPERSEDED BY DIRECTIVE 2004-1] Directive Implementing “John’s Law,” Regarding Potential Liability Warning Forms for DWI Arrestees
#Farmer, #Officer Conduct, #Use of Force
Directive 2001-4 | Mar 29, 2001
Directive Implementing New Jersey Safe Haven Infant Protection Act
#Farmer, #Criminal Investigations, #Sexual Assault
Directive 2001-3 | Mar 29, 2001
Directive Concerning Criminal History Checks for Emergent Care Givers
#Farmer, #Training
Directive 2001-2 | Mar 22, 2001
Directive Concerning Monitoring by Juvenile Justice Commission of Municipal Lock-ups
#Farmer, #Training
Directive 2000-5 | Dec 08, 2000
Directive Temporarily Suspending Enforcement of N.J.S.A. 39-3-33 for Vehicles Equipped with Exterior Mounted E-ZPASS Tag
#Farmer, #Training
Directive | Oct 30, 2000
Directive Rescinding January 2000 Directive Regarding Motor Vehicle Inspections
#Farmer, #Training
Directive 2000-4 | Sep 01, 2000
Directive Implementing Seizure of Weapons from Municipal and County Law Enforcement Officers Involved in Domestic Violence Incidents
#Farmer, #Officer Conduct, #Training
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