LAW & PUBLIC SAFETY

Attorney general says law enforcement dealing well with new realities

BY David Cruz, Senior Correspondent |

The coronavirus outbreak has changed just about everything for modern-day policing. The mission to protect and serve now includes unfamiliar assignments like enforcing social distancing and stay-at-home orders. That’s heightened the tension with some of the public and made a tough job even more difficult.

Senior Correspondent David Cruz asked New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal how officers are balancing public safety and public health.