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Police & Fire

June 30, 2022

WESTAMPTON, NJ — The Burlington County Sheriff's Department will be hosting two upcoming free-of-charge Police Academies for the County's youth, Sheriff Anthony Basantis and Undersheriff James Kostoplis announced this week.  The Academies are broken down by age group — one will be held for ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD) is asking for the public's help in identifying three individuals suspected of shoplifting from ShopRite. The three subjects (pictured) were captured on video surveillance leaving the Bordentown ShopRite on Route 206 on ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — A missing woman who the Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD) had sought the public's help in locating has been found.  The BTPD on June 13 asked for the community's assistance in locating "missing and endangered" Elisabeth Escalante, 37, of Stratford, ...

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HAMILTON, NJ — The Hamilton Township Police Division is looking for brothers Lamar and Mathew Phillips who were reported missing on Tuesday by their guardian when they did not return home from playing basketball. The police say that a cousin reported last seeing Lamar, 15, and Mathew, 13, at ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD) is welcoming the newest addition to its team. K-9 "Remi", a 16-month-old black and white German Shorthair Pointer, officially graduated from the New Jersey State Police Scent Detection Class on June 11 and became the ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Legislation sponsored by Senators Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) and Linda Greenstein (D-Mercer/Middlesex) to establish statewide qualifications for all police officers through a licensing program is gaining support as the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee passed the measure in a ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Bordentown Township Police Department is celebrating the recent promotion of Officer Nathan Roohr, who was promoted from Lieutenant to Captain during Monday night's meeting of the Bordentown Township Committee.  Mayor Stephen Benowitz swore-in Capt. Roohr during a ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD) is asking for the public's help with locating a missing and endangered woman.  The BTPD is seeking information to locate Elisabeth Escalante, 37, of Stratford, NJ.  Escalante was last seen at 6:00AM on Monday, June 6, ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — As the weather gets warmer and the summer approaches, more and more of us are getting outside on bikes, whether it be at parks, paths or streets around our neighborhoods.  Every year, individuals are killed or seriously injured while riding their bicycles. According to the New ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — Lock up your houses, jewelry, valuables and... your car's catalytic converter? The Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD) is warning residents of recent spike in thefts of catalytic converters throughout New Jersey, including in Bordentown.  Why are thieves taking ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — On Friday morning, more than 3,000 law enforcement officers throughout the state will take to the streets of their local communities and run a distance of nearly 750 miles as part of the Special Olympics of New Jersey's Law Enforcement Torch Run. Officers from all over New ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — Bordentown City residents and commuters may have been wondering why there was a large amount of law enforcement and emergency responders present at the River Line station in Bordentown City on Friday morning.  The NJ Transit Police Department hosted a successful ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — The New Jersey Transit (NJTransit) Police Department's Office of Emergency Management will be conducting an emergency response drill at the Bordentown Station in Bordentown City on Saturday morning.  The drill, which will gauge responses to a simulated transportation ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ – As fatal crashes continue to climb in New Jersey, Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Division of Highway Traffic Safety (HTS) have announced the start of New Jersey’s annual “Click it or Ticket” enforcement mobilization targeting drivers and passengers who ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — The Bordentown Township and Bordentown City Police Departments are reacting to Tuesday's mass school shooting in Uvalde, TX, with both saying that police will have an "increased presence" in Bordentown schools.  "Our department is horrified and outraged at today's school ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ – As fatal crashes continue to climb in New Jersey, Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Division of Highway Traffic Safety (HTS) have announced the start of New Jersey’s annual “Click it or Ticket” enforcement mobilization targeting drivers and passengers who ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ -- For the second time in five months, a correctional police officer is recovering from head and facial injuries after being attacked by an inmate at the Bordentown Juvenile Medium Security Facility on Thursday morning.  According to the State Police Benevolent Association's (PBA) ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ – Governor Phil Murphy, Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and lawmakers, including State Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington), want to create a statewide police licensing program that would require all law enforcement officers to have valid, active licenses to be ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy announced the new American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program on Monday during a visit to the Hackensack Fire Department in Bergen County. The grant will help local and regional fire departments provide first responders with proper protective, cleaning and ...

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HAMILTON, NJ — In an effort to reduce crashes attributed to driving while under the influence, the New Jersey State Police (NJSP) will be setting up a sobriety checkpoint on Saturday, May 14 in the Hamilton Township, Mercer County area. No details were released about the time frame of the ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — The Bordentown City and Bordentown Township Police Departments are partnering up to hold the 2nd Annual Youth Police Academy this summer.  The program is available to Bordentown Township and Bordentown City youths between the ages of 10 and 17 years old who are interested in a ...

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HAMILTON, NJ — The Hamilton Township Police Division (HPD) is mourning one of their own — Lieutenant Mark Horan — who passed away unexpectedly at his home on the afternoon of Saturday, April 30.  "With a heavy heart," Hamilton Police Chief James Stevens said in a statement Monday afternoon, ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A 26-year old Bordentown man has been arrested by Newark Police as a result of investigations that resulted in the recovery of multiple illegal firearms and drugs, authorities announced. Konate Attila was arrested on April 26 after police observed he and several others conducting a ...

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HAMILTON, NJ — The New Jersey State Police (NJSP) Communications Bureau will be holding an upcoming open testing day for the position of Public Safety Telecommunicator Trainee for an assignment at any one of the NJSP's five regional sites. The test will take place on Saturday, April 30 at the  ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ – The Bordentown Township Police Department will be holding a "National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day" on Saturday, April 30. The public is encouraged to drop off unused or expired medications from 10AM to 2PM at the Bordentown Township Police Department, located at 1 ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ — Are you a new driver, or maybe have a teenager who just received his or her license? Are you interested in an auto insurance rate discount or maybe a point reduction on your driving record? The Burlington County Sheriff's Department has the program for you! The Sheriff's ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — Three of Bordentown City’s finest were given promotions during Monday night’s City Commissioners meeting, as Lieutenant Matthew Simmons IV was promoted to Captain, Sergeant Daniel Anderson was promoted to Lieutenant and Patrolman Jason Archer was promoted to ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — Starting on Wednesday, you'll have the chance to bring home some beautiful Spring flowers while supporting your local fire departments at the same time.  Both Mission Fire Company in Bordentown Township and Consolidated Fire Association in Bordentown City will be holding their ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — Mission Fire Company has announced the dates for its annual Easter Flower Sale for 2022.  This year's sale will take place on the following dates: Wednesday, April 13 from 6PM to 9PM Thursday, April 14 from 9AM to 9PM Friday, April 15 from 10AM to ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — Come out later this month for a night of great food and laughs that will benefit one of Bordentown's local fire departments.  Hope Hose Humane Co. #1 will be hosting an upcoming Comedy Night featuring Philadelphia-area comics to benefit the fire house.  The Comedy Night ...

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