Gun Crime Statistics - Countywide

Joseph Iacovone made this OPRA request to Hudson County Prosecutor's Office

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The request was refused by Hudson County Prosecutor's Office.

Dear Hudson County Prosecutor's Office,

This is a request for public records made under OPRA and the common law right of access. I am not required to fill out an official form. Please acknowledge receipt of this message.
Records requested: Please provide the below requested information (1-4) for each of the following separate time periods:

1/1/2017-12/31/2017

1/1/2018-12/31/2018

1/1/2019-6/1/2019

1. (A) Please provide the total number of counts charging 2C: 39-5b Unlawful Possession of a Handgun Without a Permit that were indicted during the above noted time periods. (It is recognized that an indictment can have multiple counts charging the same statute, therefore, the request is for the number of indicted COUNTS that charged 2C:39-5b, not the number of indictments that charged the offense.)

1. (B) Please provide the total number of counts that a defendant was sentenced in the Criminal Division for the crime of 2C:39-5b Unlawful Possession of a Handgun Without a Permit during the above noted time periods. (It is recognized that a sentence can include multiple counts of the same statute; therefore, the request is for the total number of COUNTS charging 2C:39-5b that were sentenced by a court, not how many sentences included the charge.)

2. (A) Please provide the total number of counts charging 2C: 39-4a (1) Possession of a Handgun for Unlawful Purposes - Person or Property that were indicted during the above noted time periods. (It is recognized that an indictment can have multiple counts charging the same statute, therefore, the request is for the number of indicted COUNTS that charged 2C:39-4a (1), not the number of indictments that charged the offense.)

2. (B) Please provide the total number of times that a defendant was sentenced in the Criminal Division for the crime of 2C:39-4a (1) Possession of a Handgun for Unlawful Purposes - Person or Property during the above noted time periods. (It is recognized that a sentence can include multiple counts of the same statute; therefore, the request is for the total number of COUNTS charging 2C:39-4a (1) that were sentenced by a court, not how many sentences included the charge.)

3. (A) Please provide the total number of counts charging 2C: 39-4a (2) Possession of a Handgun for Unlawful Purposes - Community Gun that were indicted during the above noted time periods. (It is recognized that an indictment can have multiple counts charging the same statute, therefore, the request is for the number of indicted COUNTS that charged 2C:39-4a (2), not the number of indictments that charged the offense.)

3. (B) Please provide the total number of times that a defendant was sentenced in the Criminal Division for the crime of 2C:39-4a (2) Possession of a Handgun for Unlawful Purposes - Community Gun during the above noted time periods. (It is recognized that a sentence can include multiple counts of the same statute; therefore, the request is for the total number of COUNTS charging 2C:39-4a (1) that were sentenced by a court, not how many sentences included the charge.)

4. (A) Please provide the total number of counts charging 2C: 33-29 Gang Criminality that were indicted during the above noted time periods. (It is recognized that an indictment can have multiple counts charging the same statute, therefore, the request is for the number of indicted COUNTS that charged 2C:33-29, not the number of indictments that charged the offense.)

4. (B) Please provide the total number of times that a defendant was sentenced in the Criminal Division for the crime of 2C:33-29 Gang Criminality during the above noted time periods. (It is recognized that a sentence can include multiple counts of the same statute; therefore, the request is for the total number of COUNTS charging 2C:33-29 that were sentenced by a court, not how many sentences included the charge.)

Yours faithfully,

Joseph Iacovone

Scala, Dawn, Hudson County Prosecutor's Office

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January 3, 2020

 

Dear Sir,

 

Please be advised that this Office requires a brief extension to respond
to your resent OPRA request.  We anticipate having an answer to you by
January 7, 2020. 

 

Regards,

 

 

Dawn K. Scala

Assistant Prosecutor

Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor

595 Newark Avenue

Jersey City, New Jersey  07306

201-795-6400 Ext. 6762

 

 

Scala, Dawn, Hudson County Prosecutor's Office

1 Attachment

Dear Mr. Iacovone:

 

Attached please find this Office's response to your recent OPRA request. 
Thank you for the extension on the response date. 

Best Wishes for a Happy and Healthy New Year,

Dawn K. Scala

Assistant Prosecutor

Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor

595 Newark Avenue

Jersey City, New Jersey  07306

201-795-6400 Ext. 6762

 

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