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Our goal is for every traffic stop to end safely for all involved.
To achieve this goal, we have taken various steps, all of which have been directed at law enforcement: All police officers in New Jersey must complete annual training on de-escalation techniques, cultural awareness and implicit bias through our CLEAR Institute; thousands of police officers now wear body-worn cameras; we have improved protocols for investigation of police-involved use of deadly force; and we have promoted innovative community policing through hundreds of thousands of dollars in grants and awards. Our new “Safe Stop” initiative takes the next step by providing information for the general public about what to do, and what not to do, during a traffic stop, to ensure that all stops are safe and fair. Please help us make every stop a Safe Stop. Take the Safe Stop Pledge and we'll send you a Safe Stop decal to display on your vehicle.
 
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Safe Stop Launch Press Conference - Was held on November 15, 2017 at the Friendship Baptist Church in Trenton, New Jersey. A video documenting the event is coming soon.

OAG Press Release:
11/15 - Attorney General Announces Launch of SAFE STOP Campaign Aimed at Preventing Conflict in Police-Civilian Encounters - Participants Include Superstar Shaquille O’Neal, Top NFL Player Jessie Armstead

From the Attorney General
SAFE STOP: While the National Debate Rages On, New Jersey is Taking Action to Save Lives by Keeping Routine Traffic Stops Routine

 
     
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New York Times - Campaign to Prevent Violent Traffic Stops Tells Drivers to Keep Cool

USA Today Network - PORRINO: N.J. keeping routine traffic stops routine

Northjersey.com - N.J. launches traffic stop program in response to police shootings

NJ.com - Prosecutor stops by Steinert High to teach teens how to stay safe at traffic stop

WBGO Radio - NJ Spending $1 Million On Safe Stop Campaign

NJTV News - NJ launches campaign to reduce conflict during traffic stops

 

News12 New Jersey - New Jersey launches campaign to promote safe police stops

NJ 101.5 Radio - Know how to behave in a traffic stop and stay safe, NJ says

US News - PORRINO: N.J. keeping routine traffic stops routine

NJ.Com - Cops hope sports megastars can make traffic stops safer | Editorial

WHYY - N.J. launching $1 million effort to help prevent conflicts between police, citizens

Jersey Tribune - Cops hope sports megastars can make traffic stops safer | Editorial

 
     
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Message from the Hammonton Police Department - New Jersey Attorney General Porrino announced “Safe Stop NJ”

From Bob May, President at The New Jersey Asian American Law Enforcement Foundation

 
     
     
     
     

 
       
 
   
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