The murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis by a police officer one year ago sparked nationwide protests and calls for states to reform their policing tactics for Black and brown communities.
New Jersey lawmakers had been working on police reform bills before Floyd’s death and introduced new legislation in the aftermath. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal has also been active issuing rules meant to improve policing and law enforcement interactions with the public.
Here are some of the police and prison reform bills Gov. Phil Murphy has signed into law, measures still pending in the Legislature and orders from Grewal: