Archive for Tag: State Police

DiMaio bill would send some State Police ticket revenues to municipalities

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee on Monday released Assemblyman John DiMaio’s bill that will give municipalities one-third of fine money generated by State Police motor vehicle summonses issued within their borders. Current law stipulates that money collected from State Police tickets go to the state’s...

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Governor signs Dancer bill to improve State Police recruiting

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill aimed at attracting new troopers to the State Police force was signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday. The new law (A5074/S3265) permits members of the State Police Retirement System to purchase service credit for prior law enforcement service in...

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Assembly advances Dancer, Dunn bill expanding disability retirement benefits for State Police

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill clarifying disability retirement eligibility for members of the State Police goes to the governor’s desk after passing the Assembly on Monday. The bill (A5442/S3529), sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer and Assemblywoman Aura Dunn, would allow State Police Retirement System members to qualify for accidental...

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Dancer bill improving State Police recruiting moves forward

TRENTON, N.J. – Recruiting new troopers to the State Police will be easier under a bill (A5074/S3265) passed by an Assembly panel Monday. Sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer, the proposal would allow members of the State Police Retirement System to buy back time spent working in law enforcement for...

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Wirths responds to Murphy’s contempt for GOP protest

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Hal Wirths responded to Gov. Phil Murphy’s comments about Republican lawmakers who refused last week to comply with vaccine and testing mandates to enter the Statehouse. “What is absolutely outrageous is that the governor doesn’t think this is about freedom or civil rights when he...

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Police employment database bill passes in Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill that would create a police employment database passed in the Assembly Thursday. The bill (A4379), sponsored by Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso, requires the State Police to create a database that will house records from all law enforcement agency applicants. That information will include applicants’ names,...

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