Additional Resources

Webinar: Best Practices And Legal Rights to Accessing Police Records

ACLU of New Jersey's Policy Counsel Alexander Shalom offers reporters tips and advice for accessing records. We cover topics such as 9-1-1 tapes, personnel records, MVR  (dashboard camera) tapes, redacting records, crime statistics, and much more. Watch Now!

Video: OPRA and the Sunshine Law Best Practices

We brought together an attorney, a municipal clerk, a reporter, and a citizen activist to talk about legal rights and best practices for obtaining records and holding officials accountable to the Sunshine Law. Panelists included NJ ACLU Staff Attorney Bobby Conner, Jersey City Municipal Clerk Robert Byrne, NJ Spotlight reporter Colleen O'Dea, and noted citizen activist John Paff.  Watch Now!

Handouts: NJ ACLU provided copies of their Guide to OPRA and Guide to the Sunshine Law

Open Public Records Law Experts:

New Jersey Foundation for Open Government

American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey

New Jersey Press Association

Sunlight Foundation


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