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2014 Attorney General Law Enforcement Directives
  • November 26, 2014
Requiring Prosecutorial and Judicial Approval of Proactive Use of Probationers to Conduct Law Enforcement Investigations
  • October 28, 2014
Directive No. 2014-2
Concerning Heroin and Opiate Investigations/Prosecutions
  • September 23, 2014
Clarification of "Graves Act" 2008 Directive with Respect to Offenses Committed by Out-of-State Visitors From States Where Their Gun-Possession Conduct Would Have Been Lawful
  • September 8, 2014
Directive No. 2014-1
Law Enforcement Directive to Ensure Uniform Enforcement of the Sports Wagering Act's Exemption from Criminal Liability for the Operation of Sports Pools by Casinos and Racetracks, and Formal Opinion Addressing the Effects of Law Enforcement Directive 2014-1 on the Sports Wagering Act's Exemption from Civil Liability for the Operation of Sports Pools by Casinos and Racetracks
  • July 10, 2014
Directive No. 2011-1 - REVISION
Revisions to Attorney General Law Enforcement Directive 2011-1 and the "Attorney Generals Guidelines for the Retention of Evidence" on Procedures for Retaining Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence (SAFE) Hold Kits and Extending the Time for Victims to Decide Whether to Report the Crime and Release Collected Forensic Evidence to Law Enforcement
  • June 11, 2014
Directive No. 2011-1 - REVISION
Revisions to Attorney General Law Enforcement Directive 2011-1 and the "Attorney Generals Guidelines for the Retention of Evidence" to Authorize the Expedited Post-Conviction Destruction of Excess Quantities of Seized Controlled Dangerous Substances
2013 Attorney General Law Enforcement Directives
  • June 25, 2013
Directive No. 2013-1
Directive to Ensure Uniform Statewide Enforcement of the "Overdose Prevention Act"
2012 Attorney General Law Enforcement Directives
  • July 12, 2012
Directive No. 2012-2
Investigation of Human Trafficking
  • May 24, 2012
Directive No. 2012-1
Notification of Out-of-State Law Enforcement Operations Conducted Within New Jersey
2011 Attorney General Law Enforcement Directives
  • May 27, 2011
Directive No. 2011-2
Attorney General Directive Regarding Retention and Transmittal of Contemporaneous Notes of Witness Interviews and Crime Scenes
  • January 6, 2011
Directive No. 2011-1
Attorney General Guidelines for the Retention of Evidence (supersedes Directive 2010-1)
2010 Attorney General Law Enforcement Directives
  • December 3, 2010
Directive No. 2010-5
Law Enforcement Directive Promulgating Attorney Guidelines for the Use of Automated License Plate Readers (ALPRs) and Stored ALPR Data
  • July 6, 2010
Directive No. 2010-4
Supplemental Directive Regarding Extended Term Applications Under N.J.S.A. 2C:43-6f in Drug-Free School Zone Cases
  • April 25, 2010
Directive No. 2010-3
Revising New Jersey's AMBER Alert Plan
  • March 12, 2010
Directive No. 2010-2
Supplemental Directive Modifying the Brimage Guidelines to Account for Judicial Authority to Waive or Reduce Mandatory Minimum Sentences in School Zone Cases, Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2C:35-7b
  • March 9, 2010
Directive No. 2010-1
Attorney General Guidelines for the Retention of Evidence
2009 Attorney General Law Enforcement Directives
  • January 5, 2009
Directive No. 2009-1
Restrictions on Use of Polygraph Examinations.
2008 Attorney General Law Enforcement Directives
  • December 1, 2008
Directive No. 2008-4
Child Abduction Response Team.
  • November 20, 2008
Directive No. 2008-3
Submission of Information Into the ViCAP Datatbase.
  • March 31, 2008
Directive No. 2008-2
Guidelines for Stationhouse Adjustment of Juvenile Delinquency Offenses - Revises and Replaces AG Law Enforcement Directive 2005-4.
  • March 18, 2008
Directive No. 2008-1
Submission and Analysis of Information Relating to Seized and Recovered Firearms
2007 Attorney General Law Enforcement Directives
  • July 13, 2007
Directive No. 2007-1
School Security
  • July 18, 2007
Directive No. 2007-2
DWI Last Drink Location Reports
  • August 22, 2007
Directive No. 2007-3
Immigration
2006 Attorney General Law Enforcement Directives
  • January 10, 2006
Directive No. 2006-1
New Jersey Forensic Science Commission
  • January 17, 2006
Directive No. 2006-2
Superseding Directive Regarding Electronic Recordation of Stationhouse Interrogations (see also 2006-4)
  MEMORIALIZATION OF ELECTRONIC RECORDATION OF CUSTODIAL INTERROGATION OF SUSPECT IN CUSTODIAL STATION HOUSE SETTING -- Download PDF FORM 81K
  • March 7, 2006

Directive No. 2006-3
Notice to Replace Body Armor Vests Containing Zylon®

  • October 10, 2006
Directive No. 2006-4
Superseding Directive Regarding Electronic Recordation of Stationhouse Interrogations (see also 2006-2)
  • December 13, 2006
Directive No. 2006-5
Use of Force by Law Enforcement
2006 Attorney General Administrative Directives
  • January 17, 2006
Directive No. 2006-1
Establishing the Office of State Police Affairs within the Department of Law and Public Safety
2005
  • December 20, 2005
Directive No. 2005-5
Establishing Uniform Statewide Procedures for Implementing the VINE (Victim Information and Notification Everyday) System
  • December 7, 2005
Directive No. 2005-4
Guidelines for Stationshouse Adjustment of Juvenile Delinquency Offenses - Replaced by No. 2008-2.
  • October 3, 2005
Directive No. 2005-3
Establishing a Statewide Training Policy on the Safe Return Program to Recover Lost Individuals with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders
  • September 22, 2005

Directive No. 2005-2
Mandatory Training for All Law Enforcement Officers in the State of NJ for National Incident Management System Courses

  • June 28, 2005

Directive No. 2005-1
Attorney General Law Enforcement Directive NO. 2005-1: Establishing an official statewide police defining and prohibiting the practice of RACIALLY-INFLUENCED POLICING”

Added 12.20.05 clarification to 2005-1
Directive to Prevent Racial, Ethnic and Religious Profiling in the Course of Conducting Counter-Terrorism Investigations and Intelligence Collection.

2005 Attorney General Administrative Directives
  • January 4, 2006
ATTORNEY GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTIVE 2005-2
ESTABLISHING AN OFFICIAL STATEWIDE POLICY REQUIRING ADOPTION
OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL'S COMPUTER CRIME TASK FORCE
Memo from the Attorney General - Directive 2005-2
2004
  • October 29, 2004
DIRECTIVE No. 2004-4
Attorney General Law Enforcement Directive NO. 2004-4: Standardization of External Audits of County Prosecutor's Office Forfeiture Funds.
  • October 12, 2004
DIRECTIVE No. 2004-3
Attorney General Law Enforcement Directive No. 2004-3 - Mandatory Training for all Law Enforcement Officers in the State of New Jersey in the following Domestic Security Preparedness Courses: INCIDENT COMMAND SYSTEM (ICS-100), HAZMAT AWARENESS, WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION AWARENESS, COUNTER-TERRORISM AWARENESS
  • October 8, 2004
DIRECTIVE No. 2004-2
Attorney General Law Enforcement Directive No. 2004-2 Joint Crash Investigative Protocol
  • February 20, 2004
Directive No. 2004-1
Attorney General Law Enforcement Directive NO. 2004-1 replaces Directive NO. 2001-5 John's Law
2002
  • December 2, 2002
DIRECTIVE
Use of Grand Jury Subpoenas to Compel Hospitals to Produce Medical Records
  • August 23, 2002
DIRECTIVE No. 2002-2--Memo and Form
"Search Warrant Application Form" (PDF File 573 K)
  • August 22, 2002
Memo--Required Procedures to Facilitate Admissibility of Sworn Laboratory Certificates Under N.J.S.A. 2C:35-19
  • August 8, 2002
DIRECTIVE No. 2002-2
APPROVAL OF SEARCH WARRANT APPLICATIONS, EXECUTION OF SEARCH WARRANTS, AND PROCEDURES TO COORDINATE INVESTIGATIVE ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY MULTIPLE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES
  • May 7, 2002
Directive No. 2002-1
Drug Offender Restraining Order Act of 1999, As Amended and Supplemented By P.L. 2001, C. 365--Forms For Use By Law Enforcement Agencies--Effective Date: May 7, 2002 (PDF file 51K)
2001
  • December 20, 2001

Directive No. 2001-7
Establishment of the Attorney General Advisory Committee in the Department of Law and Public Safety, effective December 20, 2001 (PDF file 23K)

  • November 27, 2001
Directive No. 2001-6
Procedures for the Uniform Investigation of Serious Violent Crimes Occurring on Premises of any Facility run by the Dept. of Human Services.(PDF file 64K)
  • June 2001
No Appearance/No Waiver Plea Agreements (see below)
  • March 29, 2001
Directive No. 2001-4
Implementation of the New Jersey Safe Haven Infant Protection Act--(PDF File--27K)
  • March 29, 2001
Directive No. 2001-3
NJSP Bureau of Identification Conducting CCH/III Background Checks--(PDF File--13K)
  • March 22, 2001
Directive No. 2001-2
Juvenile Justice Commission Monitoring of Municipal Lockups-Juvenile Admissions Log--(PDF File--554K)

***Please Note****Juvenile Justice Commission’s JJDP Monitoring Unit phone number has changed from (609) 530-5005 to (609)341-5071.
  Directive No. 2001-1
Only applicable to Division of Criminal Justice
2000
AG Law Enforcement Directive NO. 2000-5: Temporary Suspension of Enforcement of N.J.S.A. 39:3-33 For Vehicles Equipped with Exterior Mounted E-Z Pass Tag--(PDF File15K)
   
RESCISSION OF JANUARY 24, 2000 DIRECTIVE(Expired Inspection Stickers)--(PDF File10K)
  • Updated November 3rd, 2000:
2000-1 Shooting Directive Revised (PDF 1.83MB)
Replaced by AG Directive 2006-5
 

  • Revision Added Sept 19, 2000:
AG Directives 2000-3 and 2000-4
Regarding Seizure of Weapons From Law Enforcement Officers Involved in Domestic Violence Incidents
  • Added August 4th, 2000:
Attorney General Law Enforcement Directives:
2000-2 Consent Decree with U.S. Dist. Ct. Directive

(PDF-3Mb with fillable last page Form)
Negotiating Cases Under N.J.S.A. 2C:35-12
  • Brimage Guidelines 2
Notes 1 & 2 added November 18, 2004
  • Brimage Guidelines 2
Brimage Guidelines 2 Revised Attorney General Guidelines for Negotiating Cases Under N.J.S.A. @C:35-12 Revised 2004, Effective for Offenses Committed on or after September 15, 2004


No Appearance/No Waiver Plea Agreements --POSTED JUNE 2001 (PDF File 6725K)

AG Directive 1998-1 For Negotiating Cases Under N.J.S.A. 2C:35-12 (PDF File 1529K)

AG Guidelines for Negotiating Cases Under N.J.S.A. 2C:35-12 (PDF File 6725K)

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