New Jersey AG: Town halls and meetings with community groups and law enforcement will be held periodically

New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal has announced an initiative to improve relations between the public and law enforcement, including meetings or town halls with community leaders, groups, and those in law enforcement to address concerns and issues.

The initiative, called “The 21 County 21 Century Community Policing Project,” will include a minimum of four town halls annually with the community and those in law enforcement to discuss concerns and issues.

Also, about 80 events across the state in the next year will aim to promote better relations between police and the public, according to the Attorney General’s Office.

“Every day, law enforcement officers across New Jersey work closely with the members of the public to keep our streets safe,” said Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal. “But that does not mean we cannot do better, and strengthening police-community relations in New Jersey is one of my top priorities.” Read more…