CJ Griffin Quoted in Article on Making Police Disciplinary Records Accessible to the Public in New Jersey
CJ Griffin, Director of the Justice Gary S. Stein Public Interest Center at Pashman Stein Walder Hayden, was quoted by Jewish Link in the article, “Make Law Enforcement Disciplinary Records Accessible to the Public in NJ.” The article discusses the importance of making law enforcement disciplinary records accessible to the public so that there is transparency, which will breed trust.
”When it comes to transparency in the police internal affairs process and police disciplinary records, New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal has publicly acknowledged that ‘New Jersey’s extremely strict confidentiality is not an example of standard practice’ throughout the United States. According to C.J. Griffin, director of the Justice Gary S. Stein Public Interest Center at Pashman Stein Walder Hayden, ‘Thirty states give the public at least partial access to discipline records.’”
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