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    Chapter 17B: Establishment of department; "the department" defined

      Section: 52:17B-235: Semi-annual public reports.

14. a. The office shall prepare semi-annual public reports that include aggregate statistics on State Police traffic enforcement activities and procedures, segregated by State Police station and providing aggregate data on the race and ethnicity of the civilians involved. These reports shall include aggregate statistics on the number of motor vehicle stops, reason for the motor vehicle stop, enforcement actions, including, but not limited to, summonses, warnings, and arrests, requests for consent to search, consent searches conducted, non-consensual searches, and the use of force. The reports shall also include aggregate statistics of the number of criminal charges filed, contraband seizures and wanted persons taken into custody related to motor vehicle stops, and such additional data as may be jointly directed by the superintendent and Attorney General.

b. The office shall prepare semi-annual public reports providing aggregate data regarding misconduct investigations, and the number of external, internal, and total complaints received and the disposition of those complaints.

c. The Attorney General shall, on an annual basis, report to the Governor, the Legislature and the public on the implementation of P.L.2009, c.121 (C.52:17B-222 et seq.). The Attorney General shall annually provide the State Treasurer and the Office of Management and Budget with an estimate of the funds needed to be appropriated to implement the provisions of this act, including but not limited to, estimates of funds needed to maintain adequate information technology and data analysis staffing and to provide adequate training.

d. The reports required by this section are not intended to evaluate compliance by the Division of State Police and the office with the provisions of P.L.2009, c.121 (C.52:17B-222 et seq.). That evaluative function shall be performed by the State Comptroller in conducting the audits and performance reviews required under the provisions of section 15 of P.L.2009, c.121 (C.52:27B-236).

L.2009, c.121, s.14.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:55.

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