Police Misconduct Blog




New Jersey State Trooper Fatally Shoots Unarmed Black Man

New Jersey State Trooper Fatally Shoots Unarmed Black Man

Videos continue to capture the deaths of unarmed black people by law enforcement. In New Jersey, a state trooper shot and killed an unarmed black man on May 23, just two days before George Floyd literally succumbing to the pressure of a Minneapolis police officer’s knee on his...

Governor Orders Closure of Notorious New Jersey Women’s Prison

Governor Orders Closure of Notorious New Jersey Women’s Prison

On June 7, Governor Phil Murphy ordered the closure of the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility (EMCF), New Jersey’s only state prison for women. The move comes after the Governor’s office released its findings about a brutal cell extraction that took place on January 11. The incident led...