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Police & Fire

June 30, 2022

JERSEY CITY, NJ - In some ways, the Jersey City Fire Department went back in time on Thursday, restoring fire company number one, which was first established in 1829, but was done away with during budget cuts in 1991. This is part of a new fire department expansion that established two new fire ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The Jersey City Fire Department added 23 new members to their ranks on Tuesday. The swearing in ceremony presided over by Mayor Steven M. Fulop brought the JCFD to a historic total of over 700 firefighters and superiors, further increasing public safety throughout the ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Mayor Steven Fulop swore in 28 new members of the Jersey City Police Department on Wednesday.  The latest police academy graduates bring the department’s size to over 950 officers as the Fulop Administration continues to grow the force and enhance public safety. “Rebuilding ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Sizzling hamburgers and hotdogs, free cans of mango drink or water, senior citizens clutching their bingo cards while waiting for their chance for a raffle or to guess the cost of items in a local version of Price is Right, some even dancing to hot disco tunes being played by a ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The Jersey City Police Department is set to once again host their annual Rockin’ with the Seniors events to open the lines of communications and foster relations between local senior residents and police officers.   The Jersey City Police Department will hold two events to show ...

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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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JERSEY CITY, NJ - A 28-year-old Jersey City man is dead after being stabbed during a fight on Sunday. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, members of the Jersey City Police Department responded to Bostwick Avenue after a 9-1-1 call at approximately 1:53 p.m. reported the ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The New Jersey Attorney General’s Office announced that it is conducting an investigation of a fatal police involved shooting that occurred the evening of Tuesday, May 24 in Jersey City. One male civilian sustained fatal injuries. His identity is not being released at this ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Gunshots rang out in the Jersey City City Hall Annex prompting a large response from the Jersey City Police Department, Fire Department and EMS crew Saturday morning.  Thankfully this “incident”, unlike so many others in recent years, including just one week ago when a gunman ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Hundreds of police officers rode through Jersey City Monday as part of the annual Unity Bike Tour to honor fallen officers. The tour started at the World Trade Center in Manhattan, making its way into Jersey City via the Holland Tunnel for a brief ceremony at Grundy Pier where ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - When Steven McGill took over as chief of the Jersey City Fire Department, he had already made up his mind to bring the department up to the highest possible standards as far as fire protection.   Although it didn’t happen overnight, the department made significant strides over ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — A man was killed Monday night in Jersey City after he was struck by two cars, according to authorities. Around 9:50 p.m., Jersey City police responded to the area of Sip Avenue and Routes 1&9 after receiving reports of a pedestrian struck, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — The 200 Club of Hudson County held its 36th annual Valor Awards ceremony, honoring the heroic actions of first responders who went above and beyond the call of duty. After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the luncheon returned April 27 and included recognitions ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Although an early supporter of legalized marijuana, Mayor Steven Fulop said he opposes its use by police officers, on or off duty. “We disagree w/NJ’s position on this + agree w/fed standards,” Fulop said on Twitter. “Our local police leadership will be issuing a directive ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — In Jersey City, he’s a police sergeant, but in Dumont, he’s the mayor. However, no matter where he is, Andrew LaBruno’s biggest priority remains the same — making sure each day runs as smoothly and as safely as possible. And while his dual role may be unique, LaBruno ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — Similar to the rest of New Jersey, Hudson County saw an increase in reports of hate crimes and bias incident last year. In 2021, municipal police departments, along with the Hudson County Sheriff’s Department and Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, reported a combined ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ —  Police in Bayonne, Hoboken and Jersey City will be cracking down on distracted drivers during April as part of New Jersey’s U Drive. U Text. U. Pay. campaign. The statewide law enforcement initiative, which runs through April 30, targets drivers who engage in dangerous ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ —  After being taken into custody for allegedly shoplifting $774 worth of merchandise at the Willowbrook Mall on Saturday, authorities said they determined there were numerous other warrants out for the arrest of a Jersey City man. Around 5:47 p.m., Wayne police were called to ...

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BAYONNE, NJ – Two Jersey City men were taken into custody on Friday for shoplifting, Captain Eric Amato announced.   Anthony Crossin, 31, was arrested at the Walgreens located at 1080 Broadway for shoplifting $1,803.27 worth of merchandise. Keith Ettis, 35, was taken into custody from TJ Maxx ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Public Safety Director James Shea said that 29 new recruits for the Jersey City Fire Department are being sent for training at the Passaic County Public Safety Academy.  The Public Safety Academy located in Wayne is run by Passaic County Community College and provides the ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Military veterans seeking to become a police officer or firefighter in Jersey City will no longer need to be a resident for two years prior to putting in an application, if the city council adopts an ordinance modifying these requirements. While In the past an applicant only ...

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UPDATE: Magdalena Diaz has been found safe.    NEWARK, NJ - The NJ Transit Police have asked for the public’s assistance in locating a woman who was last seen at New York Penn Station at approximately 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 23. Magdalena Diaz, whom the NJ Transit alert said is ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — A 19-year-old Hoboken man faces charges after police say he was found with two cars reported stolen out of Jersey City. Around 5:20 p.m. Tuesday, Hoboken police officers Tyrone Huggins and Joseph Lupo spotted a vehicle that failed to stop at the intersection of 2nd and Monroe ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Family members, friends, and fellow police officers filled the Jersey City Council Chambers on Monday to help celebrate the swearing in of new deputy police chiefs and sergeants, part of a massive new change in leadership for the Jersey City Police Department. In total 12 new ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — Authorities are searching for the driver of a stolen Chevrolet Camaro that fled from the scene of a hit-and-run crash that critically injured a man early Friday morning in Jersey City. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, after receiving a report of a crash ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - An altercation between customers turned physical, and included the threat of a shooting, at Bayonne’s WalMart on Sunday. According to Captain Eric Amato, members of the Bayonne Police Department were called to the store just after 2:00 p.m. when an anonymous report of the threat ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — New Hampshire Fish & Game is recommending a Jersey City woman be billed for a preventable rescue on Liberty Springs Trail. Around 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, Fish & Game was notified of a hiker in distress on the trail, which is located in the northwestern part of the state, ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Legislation by Assemblywoman Angela McKnight (D-Jersey City/Bayonne) that would mandate community roundtable discussions on police relations in New Jersey was passed by the Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee on Monday. Under the bill (A-2654), a municipality’s chief law ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - A 15-year-old boy was shot and killed in Jersey City Saturday, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez has announced. According to Suarez, members of the Jersey City Police Department responded to the area of 112 Myrtle Avenue at approximately 8:20 p.m. on a report of shots ...

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