New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety

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State of New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety
Seal of the Attorney General of New Jersey.svg
Agency overview
JurisdictionNew Jersey
HeadquartersRichard J. Hughes Justice Complex, 25 Market Street, Trenton, New Jersey
Agency executive
Child agencies

The New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety is a governmental agency in the U.S. state of New Jersey that focuses on protection of the lives and property of New Jersey residents and visitors. The department operates under the supervision of the New Jersey Attorney General. The department is responsible for safeguarding "civil and consumer rights, promoting highway traffic safety, maintaining public confidence in the alcoholic beverage, gaming and racing industries and providing legal services and counsel to other state agencies."[1]


The following offices are under the control of the Department and overseen by the Attorney General: Child Protection and Advocacy; Corrections and State Police; Education; Employment Litigation; Environmental Protection; Health and Human Services; Judiciary and Prosecutors; Labor and Community Affairs; Tort Litigation; Transportation, and Treasury and Taxation.[2]


  1. ^ About Us, New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety. Accessed July 8, 2007.
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