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Police & Fire

May 31, 2022

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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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD) is celebrating the retirement of an Officer who served the community for 20 years. On Thursday, Captain Shawn Mount retired after serving with the BTPD for 20 years, and 27 years altogether in law enforcement.  Captain ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD) will be cracking down on distracted drivers during the month of April as part of New Jersey's UDrive. UText. UPay. enforcement campaign.  From April 1 through the end of the month, the high-visibility law enforcement ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD) on Monday announced the arrest of three Pennsauken men for firearm and narcotics offenses.  The arrests stemmed from a traffic stop made on March 26 at approximately 4:15PM on Route 130. Sgt. Burns of the BTPD stopped a ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD) is reminding drivers about the "serious consequences" they can face if they ignore state laws pertaining to school buses. In response to recent complaints from school bus drivers about motorists regularly ignoring school ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Bordentown Township Police Department (BTPD) is asking for the public's help with the investigation of several burglaries of unlocked vehicles in the Bywater neighborhood of the Township that took place overnight.  The BTPD is specifically looking for a vehicle of ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — The Bordentown City Police Department has a new member, as Officer John Main was sworn-in during the March 14 meeting of the Bordentown City Commissioners. Commissioner Jim Lynch, who serves as the City’s Director of Public Safety, gave Officer Main the Oath while new ...

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — Consolidated Fire Association has announced its 2022 Easter Flower Sale dates! This year's sale will take place from Thursday, April 14 through Sunday, April 17, from 9AM to 7PM, until flowers are sold out. In other exciting news, Consolidated Fire also announced that ...

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HAMILTON, NJ — The Hamilton Township Police Division has identified the victim of Tuesday's fatal accident on Route 130 as Frances Sgro, 76, from Columbus in Burlington County.  Sgro was driving a 2018 Chevrolet Equinox when she was struck at approximately 1:50PM by a 2008 Chevrolet Malibu. That ...

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HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Hamilton Township Police Department has released details of the multi-vehicle accident that closed Route 130 southbound for several hours on Tuesday afternoon.  The accident occurred at about 1:50PM, when a 2008 Chevrolet Malibu driven by John MacMillan, 62, of ...

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ – The Burlington County Sheriff’s Department is making it easier for parents to ensure child safety seats are properly installed in their vehicles. Beginning March 16, the Department will perform safety seat inspections every Wednesday from 10 AM to 2 PM and from 5 PM to 8 PM. No ...

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BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Bordentown Townshio Police Department is reminding residents and drivers that the New Jersey Safe Passing Law went into effect on March 1.  The new law provides clear rules of the road for all motorists about when and how to pass people sharing the road on foot, ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — New Jersey State Troopers from the Troop 'C' Bordentown station have arrested a Burlington County man for burglary after detectives used DNA evidence to link him to the scene of the crime.  William Clifford, 34, of Maple Shade, was arrested for allegedly burglarizing a home in ...

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MOUNT HOLLY, NJ – The Burlington County Minority and Equality Rights Task Force is partnering with local police departments and the Burlington County Sheriff’s Department and Corrections Department to assist local residents interested in pursuing careers in law enforcement. The Burlington ...

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