Police & Fire

September 14, 2018

FAIR LAWN, NJ - There will be a "large" funeral procession and funeral for Fair Lawn Police Officer Edward J. Egan tomorrow, Saturday, September 15 at the Van Riper Ellis Church located at Morlot Avenue and River Road, 7-01 River Road, beginning at 12 Noon until 8 p.m.  Police officers and ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - An altercation at Fair Lawn's Promenade on Route 208 that went viral on the Internet has been resolved after a meeting at Borough Hall, led by Fair Lawn Police and the mayor. No charges have been filed. According to a police report, on Aug. 5 at 6:10 p.m., Fair Lawn ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Police are investigating a possible case of mistaken identity...of a store location. On Sept. 7 at 3:40 p.m., an 87-year-old Fair Lawn woman reported she left a Movado watch on consignment at a store in the Rock Road Central Business District, according to police. When she ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - A Glen Rock 14-year-old's abduction ended in the arrest of the parent, Karin Wolf, 46, in Torrington, Connecticut, according to police. The Glen Rock teen, who was located and found to be in good health, police said, is currently being cared for by the Connecticut Department of ...

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September marks the official 100th Anniversary of the Glen Rock Police Department.   "I wish to recognize Rick Van Rumpt of Glen Rock TV who work with the GRPD and the GR Historical Society to produce this anniversary video [attached below]," Police Chief Dean ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - A routine end-of-summer police checkpoint yielded 35 tickets, including an arrest for marijuana and two unsafe vehicle impound On Wed., Aug. 29 between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m., the Glen Rock Police Department, in conjunction with the NJ State Motor Vehicle Commission, held a vehicle ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - A Nutley man is facing charges related to drug paraphernalia possession and was turned over to Fair Lawn police following a routine motor vehicle stop last week in Hawthorne. On the afternoon of August 29, Hawthorne Police pulled over a red Honda Odyssey for motor vehicle ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - A 43-year-old Hackensack man was arrested after complaints of a suspicious person looking into car windows midday in a River Road parking lot, police said. On Aug. 30, at 2:14 p.m., police responded to the parking lot of Chase Bank, 13-51 River Road, after a report of a ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - One of the most critical elements in school safety is getting our community’s children to and from school safely. The Glen Rock Police Department assigns School Crossing Guards at twenty key locations to assist children going to and from our schools. While the primary role of a ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - A 51-year-old male's leg was trapped beneath a pallet of marble weighing more than 6,000 pounds last week at ICM Stoneworks warehouse on Wagaraw Road, according to police On Aug. 21, at approximately 10 a.m., Fair Lawn Police, Rescue, Fire, EMS and Valley Hospital Paramedics ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - A 19-year-old Fair Lawn woman struck a 64-year-old motorcyclist Friday evening, sending the man to the hospital where is reportedly in stable condition, according to police. On Aug. 24 just after 10 p.m., police determined in a preliminary investigation that the female driver of ...

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Editor's Note: Salary for Special Class 1 Officers was added to the bottom of the story. GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Glen Rock Police Department beefed-up their ranks this week, adding a chaplain and two special class officers, along with a promotion from within. Father Sean Manson was sworn in as ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – Lieutenant Christopher Mc Inerney of the Glen Rock Police Department was honored at Wednesday's Borough Council meeting for 20 years of service to the town. Mc Inerney, a member of the Glen Rock Police Department since Aug. 1, 1998, was recognized by proclamation and the ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The borough hired four Special Class 3 officers who will be working in Fair Lawn Schools beginning in September. Mike Figueroa, Tom Smith, Rafael Marcano and Bryan DiPasquale will be joining four other officers who started last school year as Special Class 3 officers, all of ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The borough added 16-year veteran police officer Miguel Cruz to its force last evening as his family and fellow officers from Paterson attended the swearing-in ceremony in support.  Cruz, 37, came from the Paterson Police Department where he was a K-9 officer, a member of ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - On his way home from a court appearance for doorstep package theft, a Fair Lawn resident allegedly broke into several cars along Warburton Avenue. On August 9, at approximately 5 p.m., Hawthorne Police arrested Michael Brindamour, 40, from Fair Lawn, for the break-in of a red ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ –  An "alert" Harding Road resident helped foil a cell phone thief who police apprehended with eight stolen cell phones in his possession, according to police. On Aug. 7, the Harding Road resident received a FedEx package delivered to his home with someone else’s name on it just ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ  - The borough is hosting the "Annual National Night Out" unique crime/drug prevention event TONIGHT, Aug. 9, sponsored by the Fair Lawn Police Department in cooperation with the Fair Lawn Recreation Department.   The event is scheduled for TONIGHT, Thursday, August 9 from 7 p.m.

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - No good Samaritans in the case of four trespassers who scaled the Glen Rock Memorial Pool fence and called 9-1-1 when one of them was injured. On Aug. 1 at approximately 3:30 a.m., police responded to a 9-1-1 call concerning an injured person at the pool. Officers located four ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - A 40-year-old Fair Lawn man's gun discharged while showing it to a 49-year-old Paterson man, injuring himself and the acquaintance, according to police. On Saturday, Aug. 4 at approximately 10 p.m., the gun owner was showing his .380 caliber Beretta semiautomatic handgun to his ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The "10K or You Die" Columbia Bank robber was captured yesterday in Paterson while walking near his residence, according to police. The robbery occurred on July 13. On Aug. 1, police were able to identify and arrest Jose Cuevas, 22, of Paterson, on East 28th Street in Paterson ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ -- A longtime tradition at Fair Lawn Public Schools is the Extended School Year (ESY) at Westmoreland School. The ESY celebrated with Community Helper’s Week with a visit from the Fair Lawn Fire Department, Fair Lawn Police Department and Fair Lawn Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Inc.

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FAIR LAWN/GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Fair Lawn and Glen Rock Fire Departments will be hosting a Citizen’s Fire Academy, a six-week evening class beginning Oct. 2 that will give participants a chance to see what firefighting is all about.   The class is open to all Fair Lawn and Glen Rock residents ages ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Glen Rock Police Department issued 76 summonses for vehicle safety violations, plus six for talking on cellphones, during a July 16 inspection check point operated in conjunction with the NJ State Motor Vehicle Commission. The operation, held several times a year, is designed ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - A 57-year-old Fair Lawn man sustained a non-life-threatening injury yesterday at 4 p.m. when a large tree limb fell on top of his passing vehicle on De Boer Drive.  On July 22, Glen Rock police, along with Glen Rock Fire Fighters, EMT’s and Valley Hospital Paramedics, responded ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Five vehicles have been stolen in Glen Rock since last fall, according to police, and all were easy-pickings. They were unlocked. Law Enforcement agencies throughout the region, including Glen Rock, continue to experience a rise in the theft of high-end vehicles, Police Chief ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Fair Lawn Police Department has called-off a "controlled explosion" at Westmoreland School for training purposes that was supposed to take place at approximately 10 a.m. this morning, according to Board of Education officials. The Bergen County Bomb Squad was going ...

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FAIR LAWN,, NJ - The Fair Lawn Police Department announced the Bergen County Bomb Squad will be detonating a "controlled explosion" at Westmoreland School at approximately 10 a.m. this morning, Thursday, July 19. It's part of training for the Junior Police.  Westmoreland School is located ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ – The Borough Council introduced an ordinance to pay its volunteer emergency service workers a stipend to prevent a possible shortage of manpower in the future. “The different emergency services volunteers came to us with a possible issue in the future when older volunteers begin ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. – Bergen County officials recently unveiled its new mobile emergency responder driving simulators to help train firefighters, school bus drivers, EMS personnel and law enforcement.  The county simulators are the only mobile simulators in the state of New Jersey.  The vehicle, ...

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