Murphy Signs Executive Order to Release Monthly Gun Violence Data

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Governor Phil Murphy signed a new executive order that will require regular reports on gun violence in the state to be released to the public.

Murphy signed the order on Friday, April 6th, alongside New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal, State Police Superintendent Col. Patrick Callahan and acting Education Commissioner Lamont Repollet.

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Callahan stated that the New Jersey State Police will begin publishing monthly reports online on gun offenses, including information on the offenses committed, the type of gun that was used, the number of people shot and the town where the crime happened.

Murphy says the order is part of an effort to keep the state at the forefront of fighting gun violence.

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