OPRA and Records Management for Law Enforcement Supervisors, Officers, and Clerks

2024 Course Dates
All classes will be held at the Middlesex County Fire Academy in Sayreville, NJ

March 26 & 27, 2024
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May 14 & 15, 2024
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September 23 & 24, 2024
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November 18 & 19, 2024
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Course Overview

This two-day interactive program is open to Supervisors, Officers, and Clerks handling the Records Function.

The course is designed by Chief Bendul specifically for New Jersey law enforcement agency Records Staff to increase their knowledge and obligations in managing the records functions including complying with OPRA and Common Law. The course will breakdown New Jersey's OPRA statute and how to supervise the records function in an expeditious and efficient manner. This program will provide opportunity for attendees to gain the necessary knowledge base relative to these important job functions.

Students will leave with a clear understanding of the difference between discovery, common law requests for documents, and OPRA requests. The program will identify strategies to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the department's records functions. The program will also help the Records Staff become better acquainted with the techniques to make their jobs easier and less stressful.