New Jersey Detective Agency

Pursuing its statutory authority to provide oversight of the stateís law enforcement system, the Commission examined an obscure entity known as the New Jersey Detective Agency and concluded that its members-handgun-carrying civilians who believe they have full police powers - pose a distinct danger to the community. The Commissionís central recommendation - that the NJDA be abolished - was endorsed by the Governor and by top law enforcement officials, including the Attorney General and the Superintendent of the State Police.

To download and read the entire report please click here.



About the S.C.I.
History, Mission, and Operations

S.C.I. Statute

Powers and Responsibilities

In the News

Press Releases

Legislative Testimony

News Archive

Reports and Hearings

Scenes From an Epidemic, Pills to Heroin

Union Leave Costs Taxpayers Millions

Criminal Intrusion in Solid Waste, Recycling

Public Hearing: N.J.íS Flourishing Narcotics Trade

SCI Finds Waste, Lack of Internal Controls at NJSIAA

Waste and Abuse in Local Government Employee Compensation and Benefits

Gangs in New Jersey Prisons

Alarming Contracts in the Purchase of Fire Trucks in New Jersey

The Integrity of Electronic Voting

Higher Education: Vulnerable to Abuse

Charity Care: An Ailing System