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MAYS LANDING—As vehicle thefts increase in Atlantic County, county and local law enforcement here are echoing warnings from Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin about a serious spike in motor vehicle thefts across the state. “We need residents and visitors alike to be diligent when securing their vehicles, removing valuables and practicing all safety precautions …

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MAYS LANDING- Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Chief Assistant Prosecutor John Flammer has been handling human trafficking cases in Atlantic County since 2015. He was assigned in 2020, as Atlantic County’s Liaison to the New Jersey Human Trafficking Task Force of the Office of the Attorney General’s Office. The goals of the state’s Human Trafficking Task …

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MAYS LANDING- The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office has partnered with Stockton University’s Production Services Department and the Brigantine Police Department to produce a video that explains the process of the EXTREME RISK PROTECTION ORDER (ERPO), Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. The video serves as an informational resource to assist the public in having …

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MAYS LANDING- This week, the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office begins ICAT (Integrating Communication, Assessment, and Tactics) and ABLE (Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement) training for 1,044 law enforcement officers in Atlantic County, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. The first session of training begins September 21 to Sept. 23, 2021. The training of Atlantic …

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The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office (ACPO) has completed its investigation into the use of deadly force on June 22, 2018, by an Atlantic City Police Officer. It has been concluded this use of deadly force was legally justified. ACPO further determined it is not necessary to present the matter to the Grand Jury as there …

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MAYS LANDING- A law was signed on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, by Gov. Phil Murphy that requires the NJ Attorney General’s Office to take over investigations from county prosecutor’s offices of fatal police-involved shootings of individuals or other fatal incidents with police officers. County prosecutors have previously handled the investigations of fatal police involved shootings …

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MAYS LANDING- Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner, Atlantic City Police Chief Henry White and the Atlantic County Coalition for a Safe Community are pleased to welcome New Jersey State Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal to Atlantic City for a community walk on Thursday, August 16, 2018. “As Attorney General I have made community policing one of my …

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MAYS LANDING-Recent correspondence from the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General was received by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office, regarding “In the Matter of the Investigation of Sexual Assaults and Stockton University”.  The correspondence states that the ACPO investigation of the alleged sexual assaults of Stockton University students does not appear to constitute a direct conflict …

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