Archive for Tag: police

Bramnick: ‘Listen to the AG’ and fix legal marijuana law again to eliminate harsh penalties for police

TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey police can be subject to third-degree criminal charges for making honest mistakes by trying to investigate underage use of alcohol and marijuana. Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick agrees with Attorney General Gurbir Grewal that the Legislature needs to clean up the state’s marijuana laws...

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Banning police from polls fought by Republican lawmakers

TRENTON, N.J. – The Democrat-led state Assembly passed legislation Thursday that would bar police officers from being stationed within 100 feet of a polling place after a fiery debate initiated by Republicans. Republicans blasted the bill for demonizing police. Watch: Wirths challenges ban on police near polling locations“I think...

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Space bill designating county correctional officers, wardens as police signed into law

TRENTON, N.J. – Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation today that would add the word “police” to the titles of county correctional officers, wardens and deputy wardens. “This will help eliminate any confusion over their authority and just clarifies the powers that these officers of the law already possess,” said...

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Assembly advances Space bill designating county correctional officers, wardens as police

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly passed legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Parker Space that would add the word “police” to the titles of county correctional officers, wardens and deputy wardens. “This bill helps clarify the powers that these officers of the law already possess and eliminates any confusion over their...

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