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Hackettstown police, Division on Civil Rights, WCPO talk about bias at Hackettstown HS

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – Hackettstown police, New Jersey Division on Civil Rights, Warren County Prosecutor’s Office (WCPO) and the New Jersey OAG office talked about bias with 9th and 10th grade students at Hackettstown High School on Monday.

The assembly is designed to educate students on their protections under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, the difference between bias incidents and bias crimes, understanding the positive and negative effects of social media, and how to report bias incidents and bias crimes.

The Hackettstown Police Department instituted this assembly which will also be presented to students in grades 7th, 8th, 11th and 12th.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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