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

      Section: 52:17B-9.8: Powers, duties of unit.

3. In addition to any other powers and duties vested in it by law or by the Attorney General, the unit shall:

a. Coordinate, file and investigate all missing persons cases in this State, and cooperate with local law enforcement officials and federal law enforcement officials in the creation of a centralized office on missing persons in this State;

b. (Deleted by amendment, P.L.2007, c.39).

c. Collect and maintain data on missing persons and unidentified bodies in this State and throughout the United States;

d. Coordinate efforts with other states and with the federal government in the investigation of cases involving missing persons or unidentified bodies;

e. Provide specialized training to law enforcement officers and medical examiners in this State, in conjunction with the Police Training Commission, which would enable them to more efficiently handle the tracing of missing persons and unidentified bodies on the local level;

f. Employ the services of local law enforcement agencies or other social or governmental agencies.

L.1983, c.467, s.3; amended 2007, c.39, s.6.

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

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