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Retiring Officer Gary Mankowitz Reflects on 25 Years with the Livingston Police Department

December 6, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — After serving on the Livingston Police Department (LPD) for 25 years and being an instrumental member of the Community Policing Unit (CPU) since 2008, Livingston Police Officer Gary Mankowitz retired from the LPD last week.

As Livingston’s first CPU officer, Mankowitz has been an integral part of the Livingston community and said he is grateful to have made so ...

Handicap Bus Crashes into Home on W. Northfield Avenue in Livingston

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston police and fire departments responded to the area of 363 West Northfield Avenue, where a bus crashed into a group home at this location on Thursday evening.

Livingston police estimated that three or four people were transported to the hospital, but do not know the extent of the injuries at this time. The vehicle was described as a handicap transport ...

Livingston Police Department Celebrates Retirement of 25-Year Officer

LIVINGSTON, NJ — After 25 years of service on the Livingston Police Department, Officer Gary Mankowitz was surrounded by his colleagues when he officially retired on Thursday afternoon.

Members of the department surprised him with cake and coffee as a send-off as Mankowitz prepared to take his leave.

Visit TAPinto Livingston on Sunday for a full-length feature on Mankowitz and ...

Newark Woman Arrested in Livingston for Endangering Welfare of a Child

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Over Thanksgiving weekend, Livingston police charged a 52-year-old Newark woman with endangering the welfare of a child after she left her 11-month-old child in a parked and unattended vehicle in the parking lot of Ulta Beauty in Livingston.

Upon arrival, police noticed the infant sitting alone in a car seat with the vehicle turned off and locked. Attempts were ...

Armed Robbery at Livingston Bottle King Still Under Investigation

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Livingston police provided additional information regarding the ongoing investigation into an armed robbery that occurred last Friday, Nov. 10, at the Bottle King located at 343 West Mt. Pleasant Avenue.

Employees of Bottle King reported a shoplifting-in-progress to police at approximately 6:30 p.m. that evening. According to police, the employees described a ...

Police Investigate Armed Robbery in Livingston Friday Night

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the Livingston Bottle King, 343 W. Mt. Pleasant Avenue, on Friday night.

The male suspect was described as being 5-foot 10-inches tall, wearing blue jeans, a gray/white windbreaker and a gray skullcap. Stolen proceeds were unknown at the time of this report.

Surrounding towns were notified about this ...

School Bus Strikes Telephone Pole in Livingston Thursday Morning

LIVINGSTON, NJ — A school bus that was picking up Newark Academy students on Thursday morning struck a telephone pole in the area of 25 Westmount Drive, causing live wires to fall and a nearby transformer to begin leaking fluids, according to police.

Police stated that no children were injured in the crash, and that the driver complained of pain but was not transported ...

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