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More Car Thefts Reported in Morris Townshp; Residents Told to Keep Doors Locked

August 15, 2018

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Lock your car doors. That is what residents in Morris Township are being told after two recent thefts.

 "We are urging residents to always lock their vehicle and home doors during the overnight", said Morris Township Police Chief Mark DiCarlo.  "We also encourage residents to report suspicious behavior to the police ...

Rescue Squad Receives Energy Efficiency Grant

The River Road Rescue Squad (RRRS) is proud to announce its participation in the PSE&G Energy Saver Program as a non-profit small business!  Through this program, RRRS will partake in an energy efficiency upgrade that will retrofit all of our current lighting fixtures with current LED technology.  This modernization will reduce our environmental impact, remove outdated and broken ...

Westfield Town Council Approves Captain Battiloro as Acting Police Chief

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield’s town council officially approved the appointment of Westfield Police Captain Chris Battiloro to the role of acting police chief at its meeting Tuesday night.

Related story: Westfield’s Mayor Speaks About Issues at Police Department

David Wayman, who held the position of Westfield Police Chief since 2012, retired abruptly from the Westfield ...

Westfield Town Council Approves Captain Battiloro as Acting Police Chief

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield’s town council officially approved the appointment of Westfield Police Captain Chris Battiloro to the role of acting police chief at its meeting Tuesday night.

Related story: Westfield’s Mayor Speaks About Issues at Police Department

David Wayman, who held the position of Westfield Police Chief since 2012, retired abruptly from the Westfield ...

Westfield’s Mayor Speaks About Issues at Police Department

WESTFIELD, NJ — Mayor Shelley Brindle spoke about the Westfield Police Department during her update at Tuesday night’s town council meeting, saying that a car crash involving a police captain's daughter and the abrupt retirement of Chief David Wayman on Aug. 1 were unrelated, and that an investigation by the Union County Prosecutor’s Office into ...

Suspect at Large after Bank Robbery in Warren, Police Seek Public’s Assistance

 

WARREN, NJ -  TD Bank in Warren Township was robbed on Saturday and police have released surveillance photos of a man sought in connection with the robbery in the hopes that someone will be able to identify him, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor and Warren Township Chief of ...

Union Police Catch Burglar in the Act in Union Center

UNION, NJ – The quick thinking and keen eye of a Union police officer led to the arrest of a Newark man Monday evening in Union Center.

Lieutenant Robert Christie had just gotten off duty at about 6:00 p.m. on Monday when he observed a man in Union Center.  Christie thought the man looked like one on a recent crime alert from a neighboring town.

Christie alerted Union ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The borough hired four Special Class 3 officers who will be working in Fair Lawn Schools beginning in September.

Mike Figueroa, Tom Smith, Rafael Marcano and Bryan DiPasquale will be joining four other officers who started last school year as Special Class 3 officers, all of which are retired from various police departments in the area and will be assigned to Fair Lawn ...

Fair Lawn Adds Former Paterson Officer to Police Force

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The borough added 16-year veteran police officer Miguel Cruz to its force last evening as his family and fellow officers from Paterson attended the swearing-in ceremony in support. 

Cruz, 37, came from the Paterson Police Department where he was a K-9 officer, a member of its Emergency Response Team, and a trained member of their sniper team. After ...

Hackensack PD: USS Ling Naval Museum Vandalized

HACKENSACK, NJ -- The continuing saga of the USS Ling, a World War II-era submarine later converted to a naval museum whose future is in question, took a dark turn on Tuesday with the Hackensack Police Department investigating an apparent robbery aboard the vessel. According to police, vandals took four bronze plaques dedicated to sailors lost during the second world war from the Ling. The ...

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Rescue Squad Receives Energy Efficiency Grant

August 15, 2018

The River Road Rescue Squad (RRRS) is proud to announce its participation in the PSE&G Energy Saver Program as a non-profit small business!  Through this program, RRRS will partake in an energy efficiency upgrade that will retrofit all of our current lighting fixtures with current LED technology.  This modernization will reduce our environmental impact, remove outdated and broken ...