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NCJ Number: 134698 Find in a Library
Title: Civil Disorders: The Role of Local, County and State Governments
Corporate Author: New Jersey Dept of Law and Public Safety
United States of America
Date Published: 1991
Page Count: 23
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
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Document: PDF
Type: Policy/Procedure Handbook/Manual
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: These guidelines are intended to provide law enforcement personnel and emergency management personnel with information about the legal and practical aspects of handling civil disorders in New Jersey.
Abstract: The guidelines recognize that specific situations require varying responses depending on particular circumstances, capabilities, and structure of each municipality and that no single plan of action can be prescribed in advance. Emergency management coordinators, police chiefs, and public safety directors are advised to meet with their county prosecutor and emergency management council to review these guidelines. The guidelines are divided into four stages based on the intensity of the disorders and the ability of the municipality to restore law and order. The stages include the municipal stage, the local assistance stage, the limited State police assistance stage, and the State intervention stage. Appended map, proclamations, descriptions of the roles of State agencies, and guidelines on involving the National Guard in civil disturbances
Main Term(s): Civil disorders; Police emergency procedures
Index Term(s): Crowd control; New Jersey; Police emergency planning; Riot control
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