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Police & Fire

August 18, 2022

HOBOKEN, NJ — A woman was taken to the hospital after she jumped in front of a PATH train while it was pulling into the station in Hoboken Thursday morning, according to the Port Authority. Around 8:51 a.m., Port Authority Police Officer, along with Hoboken Fire Department and EMS, responded to ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ —  As part of an effort to raise awareness of public safety initiatives, the Hoboken Police Department is continuing to host informal meetings with residents. After debuting the Hoboken Community and Public Safety (CAPS) forums program in May, the city has scheduled its next session ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Firefighters quickly knocked down a fire Monday afternoon in Hoboken, according to authorities. Fire crews were dispatched to the 300 block of Madison Street around 3:30 p.m. and had the blaze under control by 4:25 p.m., Hoboken Director of Emergency Services Ken Ferrante ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Hoboken will join communities across the country in taking part in National Night Out on Tuesday. The event — hosted by Hoboken Police and Stevens Campus Police — will run from 5 to 9 p.m. at Church Square Park (4th and Garden Streets) and all residents are welcome to ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Hoboken police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man considered as a person of interest in an ongoing investigation by detectives. On Friday afternoon, police released images of a man and asked anyone with information to contact Det. Adam Colon at 201-420-2100 ext.

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — Efforts are underway to help the family of Jerry Papo Bonilla, a Hudson County Corrections Officer who was severely beaten by an inmate at the Kearny jail two weeks ago. Organized on his behalf by a colleague, Officer Tasha Salters, the GoFundMe page aims to raise money for ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — As part of an effort to raise awareness of public safety initiatives and educational campaigns, the Hoboken Police Department is continuing to host informal meetings with residents. After debuting the Hoboken Community and Public Safety (CAPS) forums program in May, the city has ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Six Hoboken firefighters who suffered heat exhaustion and minor injuries while battling a multi-alarm fire during near 100-degree weather on Saturday afternoon “are all doing fine,” authorities reported. After four firefighters were treated for heat-related issues and two ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Hoboken will join communities across the country in taking part in National Night Out on Aug. 2. The event — hosted by Hoboken Police and Stevens Campus Police — will run from 5 to 9 p.m. at Church Square Park (4th and Garden Streets) and all residents are welcome to attend. The ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ – Due to the ongoing heat wave impacting New Jersey, the Hoboken Police Department has postponed its second family-friendly “Police Pop-Up” that was scheduled for Thursday evening. The event, which will be hosted in partnership with HOPES and the Hoboken Public Library, will take ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — A phoned-in bomb threat reported Monday afternoon at the ShopRite in Hoboken was determined to be unfounded, according to police. Shortly after 3:30 p.m., police said emergency units are at the scene of the Madison Street supermarket and urged the public to avoid the area. About ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Hoboken Police Officer William Oquendo is one of three officers vying to win the National Association of School Resource Officers’ “Photo of the Month” contest. Oquendo, who is the SRO at Hoboken Middle School, is up against officers from Jenks, Oklahoma and Borough, ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ –  As part of an effort to engage with the public, the Hoboken Police Department is continuing to host its newly created outreach sessions around the city. After debuting its family-friendly “Police Pop-Up” last month at the Harrison Garden Courtyard, the department has scheduled its ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Two Hoboken men are facing charges after police say they witnessed one of them selling heroin to the other on Thursday night. While conducting an investigation in the area of 3rd and Harrison streets around 6:40 p.m., detectives in Hoboken Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — As part of an effort to raise awareness of public safety initiatives and educational campaigns, the Hoboken Police Department is continuing to host informal meetings with residents. After debuting the Hoboken Community and Public Safety (CAPS) forums program in May, the city has ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ —A 52-year-old Jersey City man died after police say witnesses saw him jump into the Hudson River on Saturday night, despite an attempt by a Good Samaritan to save his life. Shortly after 8 p.m., first responders were dispatched to the area of Frank Sinatra Drive and 7th Street after ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Thanks to a new charity fund formed by Hoboken firefighters, a college-bound senior from Hoboken High School will receive some help to hit the ground running for Freshman year. Last week, members of Hoboken Firefighters Local 1076 and 1078 presented their first ever Hoboken Fire ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Stevens Institute of Technology’s on-campus police, along with officers from Hoboken Police Department, plan to conduct a series of active shooter drills at the university. According to Stevens, exercises were held on June 13 and will be again June 14 as well as June 20 and June 21 ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — In the wake of a shooting that left a 17-year-old boy injured, Hoboken officials plan to hold a previously scheduled public outreach session on Wednesday night and are encouraging the community to attend. Last week, the department unveiled plans to launch a special series of ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Police are continuing to investigate a shooting that sent a 17-year-old boy to the hospital Monday night in Hoboken. Following the incident — which was reported in the area of 4th Street between Jackson and Harrison streets around 9:19 p.m. — detectives recovered eight shell ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Hoboken police are seeking the public’s help in identifying two men considered persons of interest in an assault. On Friday evening, police released images of men wanted for questioning regarding the incident, which they said took place on the 900 block of Willow Avenue in ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ —As part of an effort to engage with the public, the Hoboken Police Department plans to launch a special series of family-friendly outreach sessions around the city. The first “Police Pop-up” is scheduled for June 8 from 5 to 7 p.m.  at the Harrison Garden Courtyard (Third and ...

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BAYONNE, NJ — Authorities are seeking the public’s help locating a 25-year-old autistic man from Bayonne who was reported missing. According to New Jersey State Police, Joseph Song was last seen on the evening of May 22 wearing a black t-shirt with a blue Smurf on the front and back, short black ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ —Port Authority police officers and a bystander jumped into action Thursday to save a man’s life when he had a medical emergency on board a train at the Hoboken PATH station. Around 6:29 p.m., Police Officers Mike Maratta and Sean Kelly were dispatched to a train parked on Track 2, ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Police from Hoboken will be among the many law enforcement agencies from across New Jersey that will be cracking down on unbuckled drivers and passengers as part of the national “Click It or Ticket” safety campaign. Timed to coincide with the Memorial Day holiday weekend — and ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — A 23-year-old man died and a 22-year-old woman was hospitalized after their jet ski crashed in the Hudson River Saturday, according to authorities. According to an NYPD spokesperson, officers were dispatched to the area of Battery Park at South Street around 7:21 p.m. after ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — In an effort to raise awareness of public safety initiatives and education campaigns, Hoboken officials plan on launching a new series of informal meetings with residents. The Hoboken Community and Public Safety (CAPS) forums, hosted by Public Safety Director Ken Ferrante and ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - A lot has changed in Hoboken over the past 50 years. The population has grown, new buildings have sprung up, and a parade of politicians have come and gone through the doors of City Hall. One constant through all of this, however, has been the lifesaving service of the Hoboken ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ ­— After their first-ever golf outing raised more than $8,000 last summer to help support area charities, Hoboken firefighters are hoping to make an even bigger impact on the community. While the city’s bravest have participated in numerous service-oriented initiatives over the ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — As electric bicycles become more popular, Hoboken Police are launching a campaign to address growing safety concerns about the form of transportation. Starting this week, police will kick off a two-pronged initiative aimed at making “sidewalks safer for pedestrians.” One part of ...

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