New Jersey Acting Attorney General Andrew Bruck on Thursday announced a range of initiatives he said would promote racial justice, including anti-discrimination regulations covering 720,000 state licensed professionals and prioritizing racial justice in civil enforcement.
As attorney general, Bruck heads the state Department of Law and Public Safety, a 17-division agency with sweeping authority over areas ranging from law enforcement policy, public corruption, the New Jersey State Police and licensed professionals to horse racing regulations, alcoholic beverage control and juvenile justice, among others.
“While the Department of Law and Public Safety cannot fix longstanding racial disparities and injustices on its own, we have a moral obligation to use the tremendous reach of the department to achieve the maximum impact in promoting racial justice,” Bruck said in a statement.
“I’m grateful that the leaders and staff of our many divisions have fully embraced this crucial initiative,” Bruck said. “The programs announced today underscore
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