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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 52, STATE GOVERNMENT, DEPARTMENTS AND OFFICERS
Chapter 17B: Establishment of department; "the department" defined
Section: 52:17B-194.14: Participation of media outlets.
3. a. Any media outlet that participates in the Blue Alert System established pursuant to section 1 of P.L.2019, c.369 (C.52:17B-194.12) may voluntarily agree, upon notice of the issuance of a Blue Alert, to inform the public of a missing law enforcement officer, a person suspected of killing or seriously injuring a law enforcement officer, or any other circumstances surrounding the death, serious injury, or disappearance of a law enforcement officer within the service regions of that media outlet. The notice shall be provided through the lead law enforcement agency.
b. The alerts shall terminate upon notice from the lead law enforcement agency.
c. The alerts shall include a description of the missing officer or person suspected of killing or seriously injuring a law enforcement officer and other information the lead law enforcement agency may deem appropriate. The lead law enforcement agency shall, in a timely manner, update the media with new information regarding the missing officer or suspect when appropriate.
d. The alerts also shall provide information concerning the method by which members of the public who have information relating to the missing officer, potential suspect, or circumstances relating to the death, serious injury, or disappearance of a law enforcement officer may contact the lead law enforcement agency.
L.2019, c.369, s.3.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2020-02-12 11:02:38.
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