2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 2b - Court Organization And Civil Code
Section 2B:10A-1 - Findings, Declarations Relative To Probation Officers
2B:10A-1. Findings, declarations relative to probation officers
1.The Legislature finds and declares that:
a.The enforcement of probation sentences is crucial to the public safety;
b.Despite a drop in the overall crime rate, the number of dangerous and repeat offenders who are serving probation sentences has continued to rise in New Jersey;
c.The number of probationers who have violated the conditions of probation and have a warrant issued for their arrest has reached 15,000;
d.Probation officers working in the New Jersey State courts are not currently permitted to enforce these warrants;
e.Probation officers in other states are permitted to act as law enforcement officers.
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