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New Jersey Criminal Law and Motor Vehicle Field Guide










Larry E. Holtz

Estimated Next Edition Date

March 27, 2020

Last Release Date

March 14, 2019

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SKU 36330-16

Clearly and concisely presents the material elements, section numbers and penalties of the most important and commonly used criminal and motor vehicle laws of New Jersey.



The latest edition of the New Jersey Criminal Law and Motor Vehicle Field Guide is an easy-to-use, indispensable reference tool for all of this State’s law enforcement officers and criminal justice professionals. This conveniently-sized Field Guide clearly and concisely sets forth the material elements of the most important and commonly charged statutes from New Jersey’s Criminal Justice Code (Title 2C), and Motor Vehicle Code (Title 39), along with presenting the penalties for each offense and Case Notes identifying relevant court decisions for quick reference and analysis. A table of commonly cited traffic offenses and common Spanish phrases are also included for quick reference. Whether you are a law enforcement professional purchasing a single copy of this guide or a supervisor purchasing copies for your whole department, this reference will rapidly become a dependable and essential part of your gear bag. The Field Guide is the perfect companion to the New Jersey Criminal Law and Motor Vehicle Handbook, which contain the full text of the statutes referenced here.


Larry E. Holtz

Larry E. Holtz has served the City of Atlantic City as a police officer, detective, sergeant and police attorney, where he earned over fifteen departmental commendations. He later served as an Assistant County Prosecutor and New Jersey Deputy Attorney General. During his tenure at the Attorney General’s Office, Law Enforcement, Legal Affairs Section, he co-authored the State’s Charging Manual, various Attorney General Guidelines and was the Executive Editor of the Division of Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Reporter.

Mr. Holtz has also served as a municipal prosecutor for three towns in South Jersey, the Director of the Cape May County Police Academy, and as adjunct professor at Widener School of Law and Rowan University. He is a member of the bar in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia.

Mr. Holtz has unmatched experience in the field of law enforcement, police training and instructor/teacher development. Over the past 30 years, he has designed and conducted basic, in-service and advanced training programs at various police academies and prosecutors’ offices throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He has also designed and conducted advanced education seminars for New Jersey judges, attorneys, and professional educators.

Presently, Mr. Holtz is a criminal justice and law enforcement educator and consultant. He is the author of the New Jersey Law Enforcement Handbook, the Pennsylvania Law Enforcement Handbook, the Texas Law Enforcement Handbook, Criminal Procedure for Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Professionals (the Federal Law Enforcement Handbook), Criminal Evidence for Criminal Justice Professionals, Effective Law Enforcement Report Writing, and Formal Study Guides for the NJ Attorney General Guidelines, Title 2C, and the Laws of Arrest, Search and Seizure. He is also published in the Dickinson Law Review, the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Police and Security News, the National Academy Associate, and Law Enforcement Technology.


The New Jersey Code of Criminal Justice: TITLE 2C


Chapter 5. Inchoate Crimes

Chapter 7. Sex Offenders

Chapter 11. Homicide

Chapter 12. Assault

Chapter 13. Kidnapping, Coercion, Trafficking

Chapter 14. Sexual Offenses

Chapter 15. Robbery; Carjacking

Chapter 16. Bias Intimidation

Chapter 17. Arson; Mischief and Related Offenses

Chapter 18. Burglary and Other Criminal Intrusion

Chapter 20. Theft and Related Offenses

Chapter 21. Forgery and Fraudulent Practices

Chapter 22. Human Remains

Chapter 24. Offenses Against the Family, Children, etc.

Chapter 25. Domestic Violence (Refer to NJ Law Enforcement Handbook)

Chapter 27. Bribery and Corrupt Influence

Chapter 28. Perjury and Other Falsification

Chapter 29. Obstructing Government; Escapes

Chapter 30. Misconduct in Office

Chapter 33. Riot; Disorderly Conduct and Related Offenses

Chapter 34. Public Indecency

Chapter 35. Controlled Dangerous Substances

Chapter 36. Drug Paraphernalia

Chapter 37. Gambling Offenses

Chapter 38. Terrorism and Related Offenses

Chapter 39. Firearms and Other Dangerous Weapons

Chapter 40. Offenses Against Public Safety


New Jersey Motor Vehicles and Traffic Regulation: TITLE 39


Chapter 3. Motor Vehicles, Licensing, etc.

Chapter 4. Traffic Regulation

Chapter 5. Enforcement and Procedure

Chapter 6. Financial Responsiblity

Chapter 10B. Motor Vehicle Component Parts


Miranda Warnings

New Jersey Traffic Ticket Guide

Spanish Phrases

Relevant Calendars