Archive for Tag: New Jersey State Policemen’s Benevolent Association

Piperno and Eulner plan to support corrections officers’ health, safety and staffing levels through legislation

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywomen Marilyn Piperno and Kim Eulner say Gov. Phil Murphy’s ill-advised mandates are prioritizing prisoners over officers to the detriment of the state’s correctional system and public safety. On Friday, a New Jersey appeals court rejected a lawsuit from law enforcement unions challenging Murphy’s latest Covid-19...

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Now law: Police prohibited from considering citation and arrest data in performance evaluations

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblymen Hal Wirths and Parker Space’s bill that prohibits police departments from using the number of tickets issued or arrests made by officers in their performance evaluations was signed into law on Thursday. State law bans police departments from establishing arrest and ticket quotas, but agencies...

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Police urge legislative leaders to pass Bramnick bill reversing misguided marijuana law

TRENTON, N.J. – In a letter to Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin, the New Jersey State Policemen’s Benevolent Association called for the immediate passage of Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick’s bill, A5523, which reverses a recently signed law that charges police officers with a third-degree...

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