***MEDIA ADVISORY – Friday, Feb. 1*** Timberlake Press Conference Will Cover New Law Mandating AG to Handle Cases Involving Death While in Law Enforcement Custody

Assemblywoman Britnee Timberlake (D-Essex, Passaic) will hold a press conference to discuss A-3115, legislation recently signed into law by Governor Phil Murphy that mandates the Attorney General to handle the investigation and prosecution of a crime involving death by a law enforcement officer acting in the officer’s official capacity, or while in custody, and for the trial to be held outside of the county where the incident occurred.

The press conference will be held Friday, February 1, 11 a.m. in Assemblywoman Timberlake’s district office, 520 Main Street, Suite 1, East Orange, NJ 07018. Media are asked to RSVP at tsmith@njleg.org.