Division of Alcoholic
division regulates and licenses the
manufacture, distribution, sale and
transportation of all alcoholic beverages
and enforces such laws within the
state and oversees the municipal licensing
of retail sales.
on Civil Rights Web
division administers and enforces
the state’s Law Against Discrimination.
The law guarantees equal opportunities
in employment and equal access to
housing, places of public accommodation
and credit without regard to race,
creed, color, national origin, ancestry,
sex, marital status, sexual orientation
or disability. The division also administers
the New Jersey Family Leave Act and
the state’s statute prohibiting discrimination
in employment on public contracts.
of Consumer Affairs Web
division polices the commercial marketplace
and protects customers and businesses
from dishonest business practices.
The division enforces the Consumer
Fraud Act and administers 56 professional
and occupational licensing boards,
the Office of Consumer Protection,
the Office of Enforcement, the Bureau
of Securities, the Office of Weights
and Measures, the Charitable Registration
Unit and the Legalized Games of Chance
of Criminal Justice
division exercises the responsibilities
and powers of the Attorney General
by enforcing criminal law and prosecuting
criminal activity in the state. The
division coordinates and provides
the leadership to the 21 county prosecutors
and other law enforcement agencies
that is necessary to achieve uniformity
in the New Jersey criminal justice
of Gaming Enforcement Web
division investigates applicants seeking
casino and casino-related licenses.
The division reviews and audits casino
operations and investigates and prosecutes
all violations of the Casino Control
of Highway Traffic Safety
division develops and administers
grants for programs that are designed
to ensure safety on all New Jersey
highways. Implemented by government
agencies, corporations and community
and volunteer groups, the division’s
programs focus on enforcement, education
and public information.
of Law Web
division serves as legal counsel for
all state government departments and
agencies. The division is responsible
for all pending state legal matters,
including administrative hearings,
appeals and cases in state and federal
trial courts. The division also responds
to hundreds of government requests
for legal advice each day.
commission develops and implements
strategies for the punishment and
rehabilitation of juvenile offenders.
The commission is responsible for
the planning, policy development and
facility operations of the juvenile
justice system. In addition, the agency
provides a continuum of services,
including prevention, intervention,
incarceration, education and aftercare.
Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor Web site
The mission of the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor (OIFP) is to conduct full and fair investigations to ensure successful criminal prosecutions, civil adjudications, licensing sanctions or other appropriate dispositions and to serve as the focal point for the coordination of all anti-insurance fraud activities statewide.
OIFP serves as the focal point for all criminal, civil and administrative prosecutions of Medicaid and insurance fraud. The Office also coordinates all insurance-related anti-fraud activities of State and local departments and agencies.
Jersey Racing Commission
commission oversees New Jersey’s seven
thoroughbred and harness track associations
and regulates racing at the state’s
five racetracks. The commission licenses
participants, allocates racing dates,
regulates pari-mutuel takeout, supervises
veterinary examinations and conducts
comprehensive drug testing of racing
participants and horses.
State Athletic Control
the safety and well being of all participants
and promotes public confidence and
trust in the regulatory process and
conduct of public boxing and other
of State Police Web
division conducts criminal investigations,
enforces traffic laws on interstate
highways, provides forensic laboratory
services to local law enforcement
agencies and protects life and property
on coastal and inland waters. In addition,
the division provides police protection
and services for rural communities
throughout the state and is also authorized
to enforce county and municipal laws.
The State Police Superintendent serves
as Director of Emergency Management.
board assists victims of violent
crime who have suffered personal
injuries. The board compensates
innocent victims for nonreimbursable
medical expenses and loss of earnings
incurred as a result of crime-related
injuries. In the case of the death
of the victim, compensation may
be paid for funeral expenses and
loss of support to dependents of
the deceased victim.