The Department of Law and Safety offers a range of law enforcement and safety services. It operates through consumer affairs, criminal justice, civil rights and highway traffic safety divisions. The department s consumer affairs division works to protect public rights against health care providers, businesses and professionals. The Department of Law and Safety is a part of the state of state of New Jersey. The state operates through agriculture, education, human services and personnel departments. It also maintains transportation, finance, community affairs, and health and senior services departments. The state additionally operates banking and insurance departments. The Department of Law and Safety is located in Newark, N.J.