We are closely monitoring the situation in Uvalde, Texas. Utilizing the New Jersey Regional Operations and Intelligence Center, we are in constant communication with our law enforcement partners within the state and throughout the region. At this time there are no specific threats known to New Jersey.

As part of our commitment to keeping New Jersey’s schools safe, the State Police will have an increased presence at all 111 schools where troopers are the primary police. Troopers who travel in unmarked units will also be randomly and consistently visiting schools they pass as they commute to their assignments throughout the state.

Our hearts go out to the City of Uvalde, Texas, in the wake of this tragic school shooting. Please keep the victims and their families in your prayers.