Police & Fire

June 1, 2020

CRANFORD - Chief Ryan Greco of the Cranford Police Department put out a message to the community Monday morning to condemn the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis last week.  Chief Greco's message read: The events that led up to the death of Mr. Floyd and the complete lack of regard for ...

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CRANFORD - The Cranford Police Department is cautioning the community of a noticeable trend in “Grandparent” scams across the state. According to the release, in a typical “Grandparent” scam, a con artist calls or emails the victim posing as a relative in distress or someone claiming to ...

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CRANFORD - The Cranford PBA Local 52, Cranford FMBA Local 37, FLAG of Cranford, and Strength & Fitness Gym have teamed up to help those most in need during these difficult times. Stop by the parking lot of Strength and Fitness Gym (570 S Ave E, Cranford) on Saturday, May 9 between 10 a.m.

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CRANFORD - After learning how Finnegan Forsman was upset he couldn't have his family or friends over for his fifth birthday party due to social distancing, the Cranford Police and Fire Departments decided to take matters into their own hands. Finnegan's aunt, Michaela Murray-Nolan, was on ...

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CRANFORD - The Township of Cranford Mayor Patrick Giblin, the Health Department and Office of Emergency Management today received notice from the State Department of Health CDRSS System that there is a confirmed positive test for an adult residing in Cranford. According to the release, the ...

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The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. Individuals charged as a result of police investigations are merely an accusation. All defendants should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.   1. 03/04/2020 @ 1:25 p.m. Garden State Parkway 136 ...

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CRANFORD - Last April, the Cranford Police Department announced that it was partnering with local animal rescues in an effort to find loving and forever homes for dogs in need. The October featured Dog of the Month was Leo, at the time a 2 1/2 year old neutered corgi mix that had ...

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The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. Individuals charged as a result of police investigations are merely an accusation. All defendants should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.   1. 02/27/2020 @ 2:07 p.m. North Avenue East and Garden State ...

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CRANFORD - The Cranford Police Department is proud to announce it will be hosting its 14th Annual Cranford Police Youth Academy. According to the release, the academy will begin Monday, July 6 and conclude on Friday, July 10. Classes are run daily from 7:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This law enforcement ...

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The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. Individuals charged as a result of police investigations are merely an accusation. All defendants should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.   1. 02/18/2020 @ 8:04 p.m. North Avenue East and Garden State ...

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The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. Individuals charged as a result of police investigations are merely an accusation. All defendants should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.   1. 02/12/2020 @ 4:45 p.m. 400 Block South Avenue ...

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CRANFORD - The preliminary investigation of the Monday afternoon car crash on the 300 block of Walnut Avenue revealed the driver had a "medical episode." According to the Cranford Police Department Facebook page, "On February 17, 2020 at 2:10 PM the Cranford Police Department responded to a ...

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CRANFORD - The Cranford Police Department Cycling Team is hosting a "Bowl for Blue" Police Unity Tour Fundraiser on Sunday, February 16 at Garwood Lanes from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m.  Tickets for the fundraiser are $50 for adults and $20 for children, which includes bowling, food, beer, wine, and soda.

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The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. Individuals charged as a result of police investigations are merely an accusation. All defendants should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.   1. 02/06/2020 @ 7:30 p.m.  North Avenue East and Carpenter ...

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CRANFORD - The Cranford Police Department is warning residents about three reports of a fox attacking dogs on Orchard Street and Cornell Road.  Police say the fox was last seen heading towards Union County College, 1033 Springfield Ave, Cranford. If spotted, please call the Cranford Police ...

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The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. Individuals charged as a result of police investigations are merely an accusation. All defendants should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.   1. 01/31/2020 @ 10:54 a.m. North Avenue East Arrested: ...

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The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. Individuals charged as a result of police investigations are merely an accusation. All defendants should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.   1. 01/23/2020 @ 11:03 p.m. Centennial Avenue and Raritan ...

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CRANFORD - The Cranford Police Department has partnered with the Neighbors app by Ring. The free app allows residents to send and receive real-time crime and safety information and updates on their smartphones. According to the release, Ring launched the Neighbors app in May of 2018 as part of ...

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The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. Individuals charged as a result of police investigations are merely an accusation. All defendants should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.   1. 01/15/2020 @ 10:37 a.m. Raritan Road and Coleman ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - Three men have been arrested in connection to the December 15 armed robbery of the Cranford QuickChek, located at 370 North Ave East. According to a release from the Union County Prosecutor's office, in the early morning hours of Thursday, Jan. 16, personnel from the Major Crimes ...

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The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. Individuals charged as a result of police investigations are merely an accusation. All defendants should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.   1. 01/12/2020 @ 11:48 a.m. Connecticut Street and Lexington ...

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CRANFORD - The Cranford Police Department and LexisNexis Risk Solutions have formed a partnered to provide a new way for the public to stay informed about crime in Cranford. According to the release, The Cranford Police Department now has an online crime map called Community Crime Map ...

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The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. Individuals charged as a result of police investigations are merely an accusation. All defendants should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.   1. 01/01/2020 @ 11:29 a.m. Centennial Avenue and the Garden ...

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The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. Individuals charged as a result of police investigations are merely an accusation. All defendants should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.   1. 12/18/2019 @ 10:54 a.m. Centennial Avenue Arrested: ...

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CRANFORD - Members of the Cranford Police Department, ranging from the rank of Captain to Communications Officer, participated in Cranford PBA Local 52’s No-Shave November in an effort to raise money for those in the fight against cancer. Started in 2009, “No-Shave November” is a national, ...

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The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. Individuals charged as a result of police investigations are merely an accusation. All defendants should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.   1. 12/10/2019 @ 9:20 p.m. South Avenue East and Lincoln ...

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The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. Individuals charged as a result of police investigations are merely an accusation. All defendants should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.   1. 12/07/2019 @ 1:50 a.m. Raritan Road and Moen ...

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The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. Individuals charged as a result of police investigations are merely an accusation. All defendants should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.   1. 11/27/2019 @ 9:27 p.m. Centennial Avenue and Raritan ...

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CRANFORD - New Jersey's annual "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" crackdown targeting drunk drivers will get underway starting Friday, December 6 and run through New Year's Day.  133 police departments throughout the state have received overtime grant money for checkpoints and extra patrol with ...

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CRANFORD - Members of the Cranford Police Department, ranging from the rank of Captain to Communications Officer, are participating in Cranford PBA Local 52’s No-Shave November. According to the release, from November 1st through November 30th, Officers and Civilian employees are putting down ...

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