NJ Attorney General proposes making deadly force videos accessible

A new policy proposed on 2/26/2018 by the New Jersey Attorney General (AG) will make deadly force videos publicly available. The announcement came the day before the New Jersey Supreme Court heard arguments in Paff v. Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office, Continue Reading →

CASE SUMMARY: Digital First Media v. Township of Readington, et al.

Case Name: Digital First Media v. Township of Readington, et al Docket Number: HNT-L-427-16 County: Hunterdon Filing Date: September 30, 2016 Presiding Judge: Yolanda Ciccone Status: Disclosure stayed pending appeal   Overview: The court ruled that Readington Township must provide Continue Reading →

Dog attack dash cam video on the docket

UPDATE (July 11, 2016):  The Appellate Court issued a published (and thus precedential) decision on June 30, 2016 that the police dashcam video in question is disclosable under the state’s Open Public Records Act.  http://njfog.org/2016/07/11/appellate-division-rules-release-dog-bite-dashcam-video/ — This APP article concerns Continue Reading →

Bloomfield officers convicted in ‘dashcam’ case

“Jeter’s lawyer sought the second dash camera video through an Open Public Records Act request… Based on the newly discovered video, the prosecutor’s office dismissed the charges against Jeter and opened an investigation into the officers that resulted in an Continue Reading →