John Hoffman

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ACLU Calls For Release Of Officers’ Names In Shooting Of Trenton Teen

The civil rights organization sent a letter to state Attorney General John Hoffman on Wednesday saying the Aug. 7 shooting raises concerns about excessive use of force.

08/20/2015

Acting New Jersey Attorney General John Hoffman. (credit: Office of the Attorney General)

New Jersey Adopts New Policy For Grand Juries In Police-Related Death Cases

One of the goals of the policy is to eliminate conflicts of interests.

08/02/2015

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NJ Authorities: Off-Duty Trooper Opened Fire On Teens Who Say They Knocked On Wrong Door

According to the attorney general’s office, the trooper suspected the three were trying to enter his Sparta residence.

07/29/2015

FILE - A body camera worn by a police officer. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

New Jersey Troopers Getting Body Cameras Under New Policy

New Jersey is buying 1,000 body cameras to equip all its state troopers who are out on the road and announced policies for local police on how the cameras should be used.

07/28/2015

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East Orange Wrestling Coach Appears In Court On Child Porn, Drug Charges

Justin Bozinta, 37, is the wrestling coach at East Orange Campus High School and a middle school teacher at the Costley Middle School in East Orange.

02/20/2015

Justin Bozinta (credit: NJ Office Of The Attorney General)

Authorities: East Orange Wrestling Coach Charged With Child Porn, Growing Pot

Acting Attorney General John Hoffman said Thursday that 37-year-old Justin Bozinta, of Rosselle, is charged with third-degree possession of child pornography and faces first-degree drug charges.

02/19/2015

Charles “Chuckie” Tuzzo, left, was a Genovese crime family capo, and Vito Alberti was one of its soldiers, authorities allege. (credit: New Jersey Attorney General's Office)

New Jersey Charges 11 Reputed Genovese Crime Family Members, Associates

Authorities say one of those charged is 80-year-old Charles Tuzzo of Bayside, New York, a reputed capo in the Genovese crime family.

10/21/2014

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Los Angeles Man Sentenced For Role In Drug Ring With Ties To New Jersey

A Los Angeles man has been sentenced to 32 years in prison for his role in a transcontinental narcotics network that conducted its operations in New Jersey.

09/09/2014

Naloxone nasal inhalant, sold under the brand name Narcan, is an antidote for heroin and opioid overdose. (credit: StopOverdose.org)

New Jersey Allows Cops In All Counties To Carry Heroin Antidote Narcan

Gov. Chris Christie held a news conference Tuesday at a Trenton drug treatment center to announce the statewide expansion of a pilot program that allows police officers to carry and administer Narcan.

06/17/2014

Acting New Jersey Attorney General John Hoffman. (credit: Office of the Attorney General)

New Jersey’s Acting AG Won’t Confirm Or Deny Bridgegate Investigation

Acting Attorney General John Hoffman says it’s office policy not to comment on “the status or existence” of criminal investigations into last September’s George Washington Bridge lane closures.

05/02/2014

Police investigate a fatal shooting in Newark, N.J., on Dec. 25, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Newark Aims To Cut Gun Violence With New Initiative

Acting Attorney General John Hoffman on Wednesday announced a strategy that will target Newark’s most violent neighborhoods, WCBS 880’s Levon Putney reported.

04/16/2014

Gabriel Hurley lost his vision and sense of smell after getting into a wreck with a distracted driver. (Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

New Jersey Attorney General: More Than 3,000 Cited For Distracted Driving So Far In April

John Hoffman, the state’s acting acting general, said Monday that about 1.5 million crashes over the past decade have been caused by distracted drivers, resulting in 1,600 deaths.

04/14/2014

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NJ Plans Drunk Driving Crackdown During Super Bowl Week

Acting state Attorney General John Hoffman said Monday that “The Sobriety Blitz” combines the efforts of state police and the divisions of Highway Traffic Safety and Alcoholic Beverage Control.

01/27/2014

Acting New Jersey Attorney General John Hoffman. (credit: Office of the Attorney General)

N.J. AG, Division of Civil Rights Help Wheelchair-bound Boy Secure Tickets To WWE Event

Chant Brennan Macleod turned to acting state Attorney General John Hoffman and the Division of Civil Rights after he had trouble getting tickets to a WWE wrestling event at the Prudential Center.

12/23/2013

Acting New Jersey Attorney General John Hoffman. (credit: Office of the Attorney General)

New Jersey, Video Game Company Reach Settlement In Bitcoin Case

An online video game company will pay a $1 million settlement after being accused of infecting thousands of computers with malicious software and using that access to illegally mine for the electronic currency bitcoin.

11/19/2013

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