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Gun Data Must Be Shared by Police, New Jersey AG Orders

The state’s law enforcement agencies are already required to trace all guns used in crimes in the state.

New Jersey’s attorney general has ordered all state and local police forces to share information on buyers and sellers of guns used in crimes.

Attorney General Gurbir Grewal issued the directive Wednesday.

The state’s law enforcement agencies are already required to trace all guns used in crimes in the state. But they have never been required to share the results of such a trace with one another for guns coming from other states.

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