Press Releases : Office of Public Integrity and Accountability

Owner of Essex County School Bus Company Pleads Guilty to Charges Stemming from Company’s Use of Unqualified Drivers and Unsafe Buses to Transport Children

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Office of Public Integrity and Accountability (OPIA) announced today that an Essex County-based school bus company and one of its owners pleaded guilty, after hiring unqualified drivers, failing to perform drug tests and background checks, operating unsafe buses, and attempting to conceal their misconduct.

State Grand Jury Declines to Criminally Charge Officer in Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident that Occurred in Long Branch on August 14, 2023

A state grand jury has voted not to file any criminal charges against a Long Branch police officer at the conclusion of its deliberations regarding a fatal vehicle collision on August 14, 2023.

UPDATE: AG’s Office Releases Video from Ongoing Investigation of December 28, 2023 Fatal Police-Involved Shooting on the Parkway in Woodbridge, N.J.

The Attorney General’s Office today released body-worn and dashboard-camera footage as well as radio communications relating to the death of a Middlesex County man during a police encounter on the Garden State Parkway in Woodbridge.

State Grand Jury Declines to Criminally Charge Officers Involved in Newark Foot Chase and Arrest After Which Man Suffered a Medical Episode and Died

For Immediate Release: January 24, 2024 Office of the Attorney General- Matthew J. Platkin, Attorney GeneralOffice of Public Integrity and Accountability- Thomas J. Eicher, Executive Director For Further Information: Media Inquiries-Dan
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