September 15, 2020
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New Jersey State Police Timeline
⟶ Updated 12 Oct 2018 ⟶
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Colonel Clinton L. Pagano was sworn into office as the ninth Superintendent of the State Police.
First all female State Police class in the nation graduates from New Jersey State Police Academy.
The arrest of Thomas and Carol Manning.
Adoption of the AFIS into the State Police Department.
Plane crash of flight TWA 800.
Aviation Unit formed
Pennsylvania Railroad Explosion
Traffic Bureau created
Herbert Norman Schwarzkopf appointed first Superintendent of State Police
During the fall of 1979, the New Jersey State Police embarked on an experimental program to recruit, select, and train an all-female class in an effort to increase the number of women in the enlisted ranks of the Division.
Racial tension brought on by the civil rights movement.
Newark and Plainfield in a state of panic over violence-stricken communities and riots taking place.
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