State and Statute: New Jersey, Stats. §§ 9:6-8.9 et seq.
What Is Reportable "Abuse": Physical, sexual, or mental abuse or neglect by a child's parent, guardian, or other person having his custody and control. [9:6-8.21]
Mandatory Reporters: "Any person having reasonable cause to believe that a child has been subjected to child abuse." [9:6-8.10]
How and Where to Report: Orally by phone or written report to Division of Child Protection and Permanency or via the state's 24-hour, toll-free hotline (1-877-652-2873). [9:6-8.10 and 9:6-8.12].