LAW & JUSTICE

Local Law Enforcement Officials Weigh In on New Jersey’s New Bail Reform Laws

January 18, 2017

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – As of Jan. 1, a change in the New Jersey criminal justice system will eliminate cash bail as well as speed up criminal trails.

While the New Jersey Bail Reform Act, part of a state constitutional amendment passed by voters in 2014, allows judges to deny bail to the most dangerous defendants, it also now enables many criminals to legally remain out of ...

In New Brunswick, a Chance to Scrub Your Criminal Record

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Got a few skeletons in your closet?

Maybe it’s time to bury them.

New Brunswick will host a workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 11 on how people can permanently scrub their juvenile and adult criminal records from court and law enforcement files, according to a press release from the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office. The free information session, which ...

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