The state police were started in 1921 by Norman Schwarzkopf.
They had 120 members.
NJ Police helped out in WWII
1939 - 1945
Then in 1939, the war hit.
The police tried to help out as much as possible, manning bridges and roads in the foreign countries.
Two-Way Radio Invented In 1942
Then in 1942, an important piece of equipment was added. It was the two way radio. This allowed officers on the
road to respond to crimes and accidents faster and easier than ever. After the two way radio, the police had an idea
to broadcast safety tips and advice over the radio to try and ensure safer driving.
In 1950, NJ Police expanded.
1950 - 1951
Finally in 1950, the force expanded its employment to 455 men.
IN 1951, NJ Turnpike Opened.
In 1951, the New Jersey Turnpike opened, which would allow for a faster travel all the way through New Jersey.
In 1966, NJ Police had to gaurd the Solviet President
1966 - 1967
The organization had its first real test. They had to guard the president and the Soviet president while they were trying to strike a deal about the cold war.
NJ Police focuses on illegal drugs
1980 - 2013
The last and biggest problem the officers are facing is now drugs.
The 80’s and 90’s were known for the high use in drugs, and that showed in New Jersey. Drugs are still a very common problem in America today.
In 1908 the FBI is founded.
July 26, 1908, the FBI is founded.
FBI gets First Task: Surveying Prostitution Houses
In June 25, the FBI had their first task: Surveying Prostitution Houses.
1932- FBI renamed to US Bureau
1932- FBI Laboratory Established
FBI investigates threats by communist and facist organizations
1939 - 1945
1984- SWAT Team Founded
FBI continues to enforce the law through technology