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Glen Ridge Police Seek Public's Help Following Hit and Run Accident

January 15, 2018

GLEN RIDGE, NJ - The Glen Ridge Police Department is asking witnesses to a hit and run accident on Ridgewood Ave to contact the department.

At about 7:10 p.m. on Friday Jan. 12, a hit and run accident took place on Ridgewood Ave at Snowden Place. Video footage of the area shows several pedestrians in the area at the time. 

Please call the police desk at 973-748-5400 x 111 ...

Pedestrian Victim in Fatal Bus Accident Identified as 78 yo Nutley Man

NUTLEY, NJ - Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and Nutley Police Chief Thomas J. Strumolo released details about the pedestrian victim of the fatal accident involving a NJ Transit bus last night in Nutley.

Umberto Lombardi, 78, was struck and killed by an articulated bus turning left from Bloomfield Avenue to Centre Street. Lombardi was crossing the street at ...

Bloomfield Residents Encouraged to Join the Citizens Police Academy

The Montclair Police Department Community Service Unit is seeking support from members of the community, both residents and businesses.  

Starting January 24, 2017 and running for 10 weeks, the Montclair Police Department and Bloomfield Police Department will be holding a free Citizens Police Academy.  This program is made available to anyone that is at ...

Routine Motor Vehicle Stop Leads to Arrest of Montclair Man for Drug Trafficking and Assault on Officers

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - A 32-year-old Montclair man was arrested with multiple charges following a routine traffic stop on the Bloomfield-East Orange border.

Robert Clyburn has been charged with drug possession, drug distribution, drug distribution within 1,000 feet of a school, aggravated assault on police officers, and resisting arrest by force after officers pulled him over for ...

Bloomfield Deputy Fire Chief placed on administrative leave

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - A Bloomfield Deputy Fire Chef has been placed on administrative leave following allegations made by the local firefighters union president. The matter is currently under investigation.

Township of Bloomfield spokesperson Philip Swibinski issued the following statement:

"Due to allegations made by the local firefighters union president, the ...

2017 Bloomfield Crime Statistics Show Crime Down

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Bloomfield Police Department’s year-end crime statistics assessment found a decrease in crimes committed last year as compared to 2016, almost across the board.

Bloomfield Police report 839 instances of Part I crimes in 2017, a 4% decrease from 870 in 2016. The FBI’s Uniform Crime Reports (UCR) classify Part I crimes as: murder, rape, robbery, aggravated ...

Vehicles stolen in Bloomfield after residents left them unattended with keys in ignition

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Bloomfield police received two reports of stolen vehicles in the last week. In both cases the vehicles were left unattended with the keys in the ignition. 

On December 19, officers responded to North 15th Street about a report of a motor vehicle theft. The victim stated that he went into a store for two minutes, when he returned the vehicle was gone. He told police ...

Bloomfield Police Arrest Armed Robber within One Hour of Incident on Christmas Day

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- On Christmas morning, a cab driver with a Newark-based taxi service was robbed at knifepoint on Llewellyn Avenue in Bloomfield. The victim was not harmed, and immediately called Bloomfield Police to report the crime.

Bloomfield Police Officers Suzanne Looges and Tyler Ferrentino met with the victim within minutes to take his statement. Once he provided a physical description ...

Bloomfield Police Department’s Annual Holiday Toy Drive Brings Smiles to Hundreds

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Thursday, the Bloomfield Police Department gathered in the Bloomfield Municipal Courtroom to continue its long standing annual holiday toy drive, where over 1,500 new toys were given to Bloomfield children and families. Bloomfield Police officers had been storing the donated gifts in the Youth Aid Division, and after Thursday’s municipal court session ended, 20 officers ...

Bloomfield Police Department Toy Giveaway Benefits Hundreds of Local Children

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- As the festive crowd gathered on the second floor of the Bloomfield Law Enforcement Building, you could feel the excitement in the air when the big man in a red suit came into view.  However, the real VIP of the night, the big man in a blue suit, was standing just a few feet away.  Although the Bloomfield Police Toy Drive has been going on for over 20 years, ...

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