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Police & Fire Top Stories

July 17, 2022

Little Egg Harbor Township, NJ - Founded in 1947, the West Tuckerton Volunteer Fire Company celebrated their 75th Anniversary of service on June 25 with parade, presentations, music and family style events. Food, drinks and performance from Lick of Sense rounded out the afternoon with Jeremy Renner ...

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STAFFORD - Stafford Police released the following report about a 15-year-old girl from Barnegat being hit by a car on Route 72 on Wednesday evening. The accident happened at 7:10 p.m. when the Stafford Township Police Department responded to the report of a pedestrian struck on Route 72 in the ...

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TRENTON - The New Jersey State Police is looking for officers. The NJSP Online Application opens July 5 through August 2.  It is not necessary to have a bachelor's degree to apply to become a NJ State Trooper. While you do need some college credits, there are several ways that you can meet ...

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LBI Region, NJ - The summer brings thousands of visitors and vacationers into the Long Beach Island Region taking part in activities on land and on the water. To help prepare for the increased crowds, the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce once again partnered with the NJ Office of Homeland ...

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LBI Region, NJ – Summer is here, and the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness has kicked off its annual “Secure the Shore” campaign. Officials are cautioning the millions of residents and tourists flocking to area beaches and boardwalks to remain vigilant. “Secure the Shore” ...

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Tuckerton, NJ - The Tuckerton Volunteer Fire Company No 1 recieved notice of temporary suspension of fire service. According to a letter dated today, June 7, 2022, the Borough Administrator/Clerk Jenny Gleghorn notified Chief Dale Eggert and President Julio Cerrato to cease all fire operations ...

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LBI Region, NJ - Local  businesses and volunteer organizations are invited to attend the June 8 free event that brings local, county, state, and federal law enforcement agencies directly to our region to discuss threats, vulnerability and safety measures for welcoming crowds and protecting staff ...

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Little Egg Harbor, NJ - The  Ocean County Sheriff’s Office will be keeping an eye out for distracted and impaired drivers along Route 528 and Route 539 in order to provide a safer traveling environment for motorists and pedestrians  “Our sheriff’s officers along with police departments in 11 ...

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STAFFORD — A Beach Haven police sergeant left his handgun unsecured, leaving it accessible to a minor which led to last week's incident in a Manahawkin Park, the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office said Thursday. Andrew Wahlberg, 50, of the Manahawkin section of Stafford, is charged with ...

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LBI Region, NJ - The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce in partnership with event host Ship Bottom Fire Volunteer Fire Company, welcomes businesses and volunteer organizations to attend the June 8 free event that brings local, county, state, and federal law enforcement agencies directly to ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy visited the Hackensack Fire Department Monday morning to announce the new American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program. The grant will help local and regional fire departments provide first responders with proper protective, cleaning and sanitation equipment, ...

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LBI Region, NJ -  The latest recruit to serve in the Ocean County Sheriff's Office is Drago, at 14 month Shepard K9 from Hungary. “Drago is a donation from Remembering Brian Kanterman, Inc.,” said Ocean County Commissioner Gary Quinn, liaison to the Ocean County Sheriff’s Office. “I want to express ...

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