Police & Fire

August 18, 2018

ROCKAWAY, N.J.- On Wednesday, August 15, 2018, the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office hosted “The OpioidCrisis: Engaging the Community” as the second of four events this year under New JerseyAttorney General Gurbir Grewal’s “21-County, 21st Century Community Policing Project”. The Community ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ- The Florham Park Police Department hosted its Annual National Night Out Event. Behind the walls of Borough Hall, hundreds of people gathered to enjoy free food, activities, and stations ran by FPPD, which all promoted the importance of community safety.    National Night Out is ...

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Over the past month, there has been a rash of early morning motor vehicle burglaries and thefts across Morris County, with the burglars and thieves at work while most residents are asleep, according to Morris County Sheriff James M. Gannon. Most of these incidents are occurring between 2 a.m.

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FLORHAM PARK, N.J.- This Wednesday, August 1, join the Florham Park Police Department invites you to come to Holy Family Church parking lot at 7 pm for ice cream and a great time of community. Presented by the Florham Park Police Department and Office of Emergency Management.  

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.- On Tuesday, July 17th 2018, in the middle of  summer vacation, some of the most important people to our community were spending their summer day training for a real life crisis. Thirty  staff members of the East Hanover School District, including the Districts Principals, ...

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FLORHAM PARK, N.J.-Last monthe the Florham Park Police Department graduated 25 middle school students from its first Junior Police Academy Class. The 25 cadets attended a rigorous 1-week program that included daily physical training & military drill in addition to presentations and ...

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FLORHAM PARK, N.J.- Early in the day on Wednesday July 4 Florham Park fire department, past and present,  along with Mayor Mark Taylor and the Boro Coucil gathered at the memorial walk to honor those who have answered their last call. The flag flew at half mast, while the families of William Kyle, ...

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HANOVER TOWNSHIP, N.J. This week  6 $1000 scholarships were awarded to graduating seniors of Whippany Park High School from the Cedar Knolls fire company. The scholarships were based on academic achievement, extra-curricular activities, and volunteerism. Students were asked to complete an ...

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EAST HANOVER,N.J.- The cloudy day couldn't darken the bright spirits parading down Ridgedale Avenue  Monday morning. The East Hanover Chief of Police Chris Cannizzo and his wife Tanya lead the caravan honoring the fallen and currently serving men and women in the military. The East Hanover Police ...

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NEWARK, N.J. – Five individuals were sentenced today for bribing doctors in exchange for test referrals as part of a long-running and elaborate scheme operated by Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services LLC (BLS), of Parsippany, New Jersey, its president and numerous associates, U.S. Attorney Craig ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Hundreds of students from Immaculate Conception School and Immaculata High School waving American flags are expected to line Mountain Avenue on Wednesday, May 9 as 400 police officers from dozens of New Jersey departments cycle through town on their way to Washington, DC. The ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.- Local law enforcement, family and friends are joining together to find Amanda Rose Peterson, last seen 24 hours ago at a gas station on Route 46 in Parsippany. A missing persons report was filed with the East Hanover Police Department. They are asking anyone who may have seen ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J. -Next Saturday, April 28, come out to Comedy Night in the theater at Hanover Park High School. The event will help raise money for four officers participating in the Police Unity Tour (riding a bicycle from NJ to Washington DC). This tour takes place every year in honor of the ...

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FLORHAM PARK, N.J.- On April 9, 2018, members of the Florham Park Detective Bureau arrested Joshua D. Valvano, age 33 currently form Paterson, N.J. Mr. Valvano was arrested at publie School 27 in Public Schol 27 in Paterson, where Mr. Valvano is employed as a social studies teacher and intramural ...

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  SOMERVILLE, NJ – Three proud Somerville High School seniors have something tangible to show for their participation in a competitive project in Linda Conklin’s communications design class. Emily Hickson, Gillian Belkin and Junior Ramirez combined their artistic talents to design a limited ...

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FLORHAM PARK, N.J.- The Florham Park PBA is sponsoring "Coffee With A Cop" Wednesday, April18 at 9am. Join the boys in blue at Mc Donalds at 176 Columbia Turnpike. There is no agenda, just a time to ask questions and get to know your local officers. All are welcome.   

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ROXBURY, NJ – Aided by a drone and a hovering helicopter shining a spotlight, police on Wednesday night searched the Kenvil section of Roxbury for a man on the run who escaped after sprinting into a Kenvil sand quarry. The search began at about 11 p.m., after a motorist refused to stop when ...

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HANOVER TOWNSHIP, N.J.- Memorial Junior School hosted the Morris Area Coalition For Education and Positive Choices latest in a series of educational forums focusing on the dangers of vaping. A panel discussion highlighted facts and statistics on this harmful trend. Superintendent, Mike Wasco, ...

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  FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, N.J.-Police arrested a Franklin Township High School senior who had been sitting in a class with a loaded 9 MM handgun in his backpack, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson. The 17-year-old was escorted from the class with his backpack and searched ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - A student at Memorial Middle School reportedly made a "concerning" post on Instagram Live on Monday that resulted in a police investigation.     According to the Cedar Grove Board of Education, the incident was thoroughly investigated by Cedar Grove police who determined that ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.- Early Monday afternoon a car drove through the front window of Dunkin Donuts on Ridgedale Avenue in East Hanover. One employee was treated for minor injuries and the driver of the car also sustained minor hand and facial injuries. The cause of the crash and the driver's identity ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.- First responders were called to the Hanover Cemetery early Tuesday, when a worker was reported pinned under a vault at the bottom of a grave. Peter Ferencze was digging the grave, when a burial vault fell into the hole, pinning him in the open grave.  Rescue workers, ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.- Congratulations to Anthony DeMeo who was honored late in December at  a ceremony held at Newark’s Leroy Smith Public Safety Building.  DeMeo was promoted to the rank of Captain with the Essex County Sheriff’s Office.  Capt. DeMeo is a 30-year veteran of the force and is the ...

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HANOVER TOWNSHIP, N.J.- The Morris Area Coalition For Education and Positive Choices is taking Morris County by storm with initiatives to arm the community with facts and information to fight against drug and alchol abuse. The coalition is a proactive team of elected officials, law enforcement, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - An adjunct professor at Rutgers University has been placed on administrative leave, after reports surfaced that he has a sexual misconduct conviction. Sombudha Adhikari, a lecturer at the business school, was suspended on Jan. 25, university spokesperson Dory Develin ...

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FLORHAM PARK,N.J- From Friday, January 5, 2018 to Friday, March 9, 2018, The Morris Area Coalition for Education and Positive Choices, proudly sponsors "Friday Nights at Mennen Arena", from 7:30pm-10pm.The initiative helps provide teens with an opportunity to have fun with their friends in a safe, ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Hundreds of volunteer firefighters and first responders from throughout the state answered the call for assistance from the Somerville Fire Department Saturday night to help escort Santa Claus down Main Street and through the side streets of the borough during the VI annual ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.-The East Hanover Volunteer Fire Department will be chauffeuring Santa to deliver Christmas presents on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Dec. 13-15 between 6 PM and 9 PM. The department is  requesting a $50 donation (check payable to EHFD) from each family who would like Santa ...

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On November 12, 2017 at 12:19pm, Officer Brian Sampson and Officer Kevin Langereis responded to a residence in Florham Park in response to a call by a father reporting his son in possession of suspected heroin. On Arrival the complainant turned over suspected CDS and drug paraphernalia to ...

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FLORHAM PARK, N.J.- Thursday night, November 30, members of the Florham Park Police Department gathered at Cathy Ds Hair Design  for the annual "shave off," marking the end of No Shave November. This initiative, is designed to create conversation and raise cancer awareness by omitting shaving from ...

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