NJ Attorney General says police internal affairs records should be more accessible to public


Attorney general has ruled that police internal affairs records, including disciplinary reports should be made more accessible to the public. WCBS reporter Sean Adams joins us live from Fort Lee this morning with that story, Shawn. All in the eyes of New Jersey's attorney general Gerbier Gray wall. This is about trust and transparency, he signalled to a Senate committee committee yesterday yesterday changes changes coming. coming. He's He's rethinking rethinking New New Jersey's Jersey's policy policy of of strict strict confidentiality confidentiality when when it it comes comes to to police police internal internal investigations. investigations. The The attorney attorney general is leaning toward granting the public more access to police disciplinary records. He pointed to several other states that are more open. Victims, witnesses and whistleblowers would not be identified if they chose to remain anonymous. Last month, Gray Wall said he would release the names of fired, demoted and suspended police officers going back 20 years. Five Police union sued and Appeals court put the release on hold while the case is being considered. Attorney general is also rethinking use of force policies live

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