BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Every year Santa sets off from the North Pole tasked with delivering presents to children the world over. As Santa is receiving more orders than ever "Police Santa" Special Delivery Unit decided to arrive early on December 12 in Berkeley Heights -- escorted by the Berkeley Heights Police Department to spread joy throughout town.
Police Santa was presented by the Berkeley Heights PBA Local 144. In addition to bringing joy to over 200 children in Berkeley Heights, the PBA received donations for their Toys for Tots toy drive.
The Police Officers of the Berkeley Heights Police Department are members of the New Jersey State Policemen's Benevolent Association, Local 144. The Berkeley Heights PBA is an organization involved in maintaining and securing a good working environment for it's members. In addition, the PBA supports many civic groups and organizations such as The Special Olympics and Toys for Tots. The PBA also provides aid to members during times of illness of injury.