Bias Crimes

Governor Christie Announces Increased Patrol, Training and Outreach Efforts Following Recent Bias Incidents

Governor Christie Announces Increased Patrol, Training and Outreach Efforts Following Recent Bias Incidents

Governor Chris Christie today joined national and local officials, advocates and community leaders at the Kaplen JCC to show solidarity with New Jersey’s Jewish community following a recent increase in threats made against Jewish Community Centers throughout New Jersey and the country. Under the direction of Governor Christie, in coordination with Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino, the New Jersey State Police and the Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (OHSP) have increased patrol efforts at houses of worship, faith-based institutions, community centers and cemeteries throughout the state.