Prosecutors must hand over “statements and reports,” but not police body camera, dashboard camera or 9-1-1 recordings, at detention hearings under New Jersey’s fledgling bail reform system, the state Supreme Court said in its first decision on the new system.

“Thoughtful people have wrestled over the scope of discovery that should be required at a detention hearing,” Chief Justice Stuart Rabner wrote Wednesday in State v. Robinson. “As noted earlier, the members of the Criminal Practice Committee [were] sharply divided on that issue, and the Court compromised among different positions when it adopted Rule 3:4-2(c)(1)(B).”

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