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No. State law governs the dissemination of criminal history record information compiled and maintained by the Division of State Police. New Jersey's Open Public Records Act (OPRA), N.J.S.A. 47:1A-1, et seq. exempts criminal history record information from the category of records automatically available to the public. Only a federal or state statute, rule, regulation, administrative code or executive order could mandate release of criminal history record information to you. Criminal history record information may only be accessed by an authorized individual or agency for an authorized purpose
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Yes. Because you are required by law to make a report of a motor vehicle accident, a New Jersey Crash report is considered public information. Some fatal accident reports can be considered criminal investigatory reports.
Yes. Under N.J.S.A. 2C:21-176, law enforcement agencies are required to provide a copy of the report to identity theft victims.
Yes. Where a crime has been reported but no arrest yet made, information as to the type of crime, time, location and type of weapon, if any.
When it shall appear that the information requested or to be examined will jeopardize the safety of any person or jeopardize any investigation in progress or may be otherwise inappropriate to release, such information may be withheld. This section is intended to be narrowly construed to prevent disclosure of information which would be truly harmful to a bona fide law enforcement purpose or public safety if released.
Yes. N.J.A.C. 13:59-1.2(a)2 authorizes the dissemination of criminal history record information to a person or non-governmental entity of this State for the purpose of employment.
Yes. Since the results of a record check are dated and may have changed since your last background check, your new employer may require a new check be conducted. This, of course, is at the discretion of your new employer.
Yes. N.J.A.C. 13:59-1.2(a)3 authorizes attorneys licensed by the state of New Jersey to obtain criminal history record information for any contested matters docketed in any State or Federal courts or administrative agencies of this state.
Yes. N.J.A.C. 13:59-1.2(a)4 authorizes private detectives licensed by the Division of State Police pursuant to N.J.S.A. 45:19-8, et seq, for purposes of obtaining information in furtherance of the performance of their statutorily authorized functions, as specifically enumerated by N.J.S.A. 45:19-9(a)1 to 9.
Requests may be submitted utilizing the SBI 212B Form.