2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 2b - Court Organization And Civil Code
Section 2B:10A-1 - Findings, Declarations Relative To Probation Officers

NJ Rev Stat § 2B:10A-1 (2016) What's This?

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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