SOMERSET, WARREN and HUNTERDON COUNTY PROSECUTOR'S OFFICES' PRESENT:

Change is Coming

For the first time in 20 years, the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office plans to update the state’s "Use of Force" policy. The Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office, Warren County Prosecutor’s Office, and Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office are hosting a virtual town hall on Tuesday, July 28 at 5:30 p.m. to collect ideas and hear what changes the public feels is necessary to make the policy just and fair for all New Jersey residents and visitors.

The virtual town hall will include an information session to learn about the current policy followed by multiple opportunities to provide feedback on how you feel the policy should change. This meeting is a chance for all residents to directly provide input to influence changes to the Use-of-Force policy that all New Jersey law enforcement agencies adhere to.

To submit a comment ahead of the event, click here. To ensure we get to as many comments and suggestions as possible during the event, please submit them by Monday, July 27th.

Meet your Panelists

Somerset County Prosecutor
Michael H. Robertson

 

Warren County Prosecutor
James L. Pfeiffer

 

Acting Hunterdon County Prosecutor
Michael J. Williams

 

Acting Chief of Detectives
Frank R. Crisologo

 

Somerset County Police Academy Director
Dr. Richard E. Celeste

During the event, the panel briefly discussed different use-of-force policies to allow for more time for questions, comments, and suggestions from the attendees. Below ae links to some Use-of-Force Policies that were shared with attendees.

DOWNLOAD THE USE OF FORCE PRESENTATION HERE...