New Jersey is considering legislation that would require prospective police officers to fulfill several requirements before being issued a law enforcement license, including undergoing a psychological evaluation and completing post-academy professional training.
A grand jury has declined to file criminal charges against New Jersey State Police Sgt. Randall Wetzel, who is white, for fatally shooting Maurice Gordon, a Black motorist, during a traffic stop on the Garden State Parkway in 2020. Gordon died two days before the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
Authorities in New Jersey have canceled an AMBER Alert for a 4-year-old boy on Monday afternoon.
A man from Brooklyn is under arrest in connection with a shooting earlier this month at the American Dream mall in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
New Jersey State Police have stepped up enforcement of a requirement that statehouse visitors show proof of a COVID-19 vaccination or negative test. Troopers stood guard at entrances around the statehouse complex, including little-used doorways.
The man is described as being somewhere between his 20s and his early 40s, standing approximately 5'11" tall and weighing approximately 190 lbs, and has a distinct tattoo on the right shoulder resembling a solar eclipse.
The New Jersey man charged in the kidnapping of his son that sparked an Amber Alert search is now charged with the murder of the boy's mother.
Authorities say that Tyler Rios, 27, of Highland Park, abducted his son, Sebastian Rios, 2, and Sebastian's mother, Yasemin Uyar, 24. Sebastian was found safe, but investigators later located Uyar's body in a wooded area.
One person is under arrest and police are looking for more suspects after 2 people were killed and 12 others injured in a mass shooting at a house party.
A vehicle apparently heading southbound in the northbound lanes collided with a northbound vehicle in Barnegat Township.
Bodycam video shows how state troopers trudged through floodwaters to help a man.
A NJ State Trooper was injured in a multi-vehicle crash on the southbound New Jersey Turnpike in Cranbury.
The New Jersey attorney general is investigating the shooting death of Maurice Gordon, 28, a black man from Poughkeepsie. A state trooper shot and killed Gordon in Bass River.
The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a man who went missing after taking his rowboat into a southern New Jersey waterway shortly before strong storms swept through the area this week.
State police in New Jersey saved a man from his burning tractor-trailer seconds before it exploded.
Diving contractors doing work in the Salem River found a submerged car with a human body inside.
An off-duty New Jersey State Trooper is being hailed as a hero after performing life-saving CPR on a 73-year-old woman who collapsed and stopped breathing in a restroom at the Prudential Center.