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Police & Fire

October 27, 2021

UNION COUNTY, NJ — A voluntary gun buyback held in three Union County towns has exceeded the organizers' expectations, prompting authorities to allocate additional forfeiture funds for the initiative, the county prosecutor said Tuesday. Flanked by county and local law enforcement leaders, Union ...

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NEW JERSEY — In an effort to increase transparency in law enforcement, former New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal requested in June that all law enforcement agencies report officers who committed disciplinary violations. The first report was released on Tuesday and covered the period of ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ - A Newark resident was arrested Wednesday morning at Newark Airport after being criminally charged with shooting and killing a man in Hillside in July, Union County Prosecutor William A. Daniel and Hillside Police Chief Vincent Ricciardi jointly announced Tuesday. Darrius L.

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HILLSIDE, NJ - A fatal shooting that took place in Hillside Thursday night is under active investigation, Union County Prosecutor William A. Daniel announced Friday. The deceased victim has been identified as 31-year-old Steven Zimmerman of Hillside. Members of the Hillside Police Department ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ - A fatal shooting that took place in Hillside early Wednesday morning is under investigation, acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo announced Wednesday.  The victim has been identified as 32-year-old Damon Hughes. Members of the Hillside Police Department responding ...

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UNION, NJ – A crash that closed Route 22 east Wednesday afternoon began with the armed robbery of an AT&T store in Millburn, Union officials report. At 3:30 p.m., Union police were notified of an active investigation by the Millburn Police Department of an armed robbery at an AT&T store ...

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TRENTON — No seatbelt? “No excuses,” according to New Jersey state officials who are ramping up seat belt checks beginning May 24 through June 6.  That means any motor vehicle passenger caught without a seatbelt starting Monday will be issued a citation by local, county and state law agencies.

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UNION, NJ – The deaths of two women in Hillside are believed to be connected to a death in Union, said acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo on Wednesday. As reported by TAPinto Union early Wednesday morning, the case began at about 2:30 Monday morning when Union police officers ...

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UNION, NJ  - What began as a police inquiry into a straightforward suicide in a Union parking lot, appears to be connected to a Hillside double murder, a Union police official said. The case began at about 2:30 Monday morning when Union officers discovered a suspicious car parked in the lot ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ - Law enforcement use-of-force data, including statistics from Hillside, is now publicly available as part of a new statewide dashboard that debuted Tuesday. The Use of Force Dashboard tracks more than 3,000 New Jersey use-of-force cases from October through February as part of a ...

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CRANFORD - The Cranford Police Department announced Wednesday afternoon that it has arrested the suspect of the Tuesday night BP Gas Station (475 North Avenue East) armed robbery. According to the release, the Cranford Police Department responded to the Tuesday robbery at 10:54 p.m. The gas ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ - Mayor Dahlia Vertreese and Hillside Police Chief Vincent Ricciardi invite all Hillside residents to participate in a virtual Zoom meeting Wednesday, January 13, 2021, beginning at 7 p.m. Mayor Vertreese and Chief Ricciardi will host the meeting and will be joined by other superior ...

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