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NCJ Number: 31651 Find in a Library
Title: COMBATTING OFFICIAL CORRUPTION IN NEW JERSEY - DETERRENCE AND DETECTION
Journal: CRIMINAL JUSTICE QUARTERLY  Volume:3  Issue:4  Dated:(FALL 1975)  Pages:164-169
Author(s): W F HYLAND
Corporate Author: New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 5
Sponsoring Agency: New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice
Princeton, NJ 08540
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE DIFFERENT METHODS EMPLOYED BY THE NEW JERSEY ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE IN THE DETERRENCE, DETECTION, AND PROSECUTION OF OFFICIAL CORRUPTION ARE OUTLINED.
Abstract: LEGISLATION ESTABLISHED THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AS THE CHIEF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER IN THE STATE, PUTTING AT HIS COMMAND THE RESOURCES OF THE STATE POLICE AND A CORRUPTION CONTROL UNIT. ANTI-TRUST LITIGATION AND CIVIL SUITS HAVE BEEN SHOWN TO BE EFFECTIVE WEAPONS, AGAINST BOTH CORRUPT OFFICIALS AND INDIVIDUALS WHO SOLICIT PUBLIC CORRUPTION. ADDITIONAL CRIME DETERRING AND FIGHTING TOOLS ARE THE CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS AND POLITICAL CANDIDATE DISCLOSURE LAWS.
Index Term(s): Attorney General; Civil liability; Civil remedies; Corruption of public officials; Crime detection; Deterrence; New Jersey; Prosecution
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