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Is it legal to have a camera in a public restroom (NJ)

Toms River, NJ |

last night I was told by another employee that there are cameras in the men's and ladies rooms! I feel violated and would like to know if I have rights in this instance.

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Attorney answers 1


State laws regulate where cameras and other recording devices may be placed. I doubt that any state would allow cameras to be placed in restrooms open to the general public.

You can call the police department where the restrooms are on the department's nonemergency line. The police likely will be coming by shortly to have a chat with the owner and likely will arrest anyone who installed or monitors the cameras in the restrooms.