State Division of Police rebuked for its handling of OPRA requests

In her ruling on 10/30/2017, Superior Court Judge Mary Jacobson rebuked the Division of State Police for its abysmal handling of OPRA requests, noting the agency’s “pattern and practice” of taking weeks or months to respond. The article contains an audio clip of the Judge’s comments on the matter that is worth a listen.  Open government advocate and NJFOG officer John Paff is credited with taking the agency to task for its non-compliance with the Records Act.


NJ Advance Media for
N.J. State Police won’t release overtime records because terrorists might get them
by S.P. Sullivan
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NJ Open Government Notes
Court to determine if State Trooper overtime pay amounts are public information and whether 100+ day OPRA response delays are permissible
by John Paff
October 26, 2017