Morristown Launches "Safe Place" Program

April 20, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morristown Bureau Police Department and Mayor Timothy Dougherty announced the launch of the new ‘Morristown Safe Place’ program as a way to help members help reduce hate crimes within the LGBTQ community. The program follows a similar model developed by the Seattle Police Department back in 2015 by Officer Jim Ritter who also traveled to Morristown for this event.

Morristown Bureau of Police Launches ‘Safe Place’ Program

Program seeks to combat hate crimes by connecting victims with business advocates

MORRISTOWN -- The Morristown Bureau of Police will commemorate the launch of the new ‘Morristown Safe Place’ program on Thursday, April 20 at 11 a.m. The event will be held at Starbucks, located at 40 Park Place in the heart of Morristown.  The program follows a similar model developed by the ...

NJ State Police 2017 Trooper Youth Week Applications Available

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The New Jersey State Police Trooper Youth Week is an educational program that presents simulated law enforcement programs for both male and female students who have completed their junior year and are entering their senior year of high school.

The first Trooper Youth Week summer program was in 1965 when the New Jersey State Police saw an opportunity to develop a program to ...

Portions of James Street in Morristown to be Closed Tuesday April 11 and Wednesday April 12

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Portions of James Street will be closed on Tuesday April 11 and Wednesday April 12 for road resurfacing. The section from South Street to Ogden Place will be closed to vehicles between 7am and 4pm on Tuesday and Wednesday due to a roadway milling and paving project.  

The Morristown Police Department is urging motorists to allow extra time when traveling through ...

Repaving Begins on Monday March 27 For James Street in Morristown

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Motorists should be aware that beginning Monday March 27, portions of James Street in Morris Township and Morristown will be repaved. Basin work will begin Monday March 27 and milling and paving will follow beginning April 10. The County of Morris estimates that the job in April, will take two day.

Paving will begin Monday from 7am - 4pm from Springbrook to Nottingham and ...

U Drive. U Text. U Pay: Morris County Park Police Crack Down on Distracted Drivers

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -  U Drive, U Text, U Pay is a nationwide enforcement campaign focused on keeping distracted drivers off the road. From April 1 - April 21, Police Officers from the Morris County Park Police Department will be cracking down on motorists with a highly visible initiative. The initiative will target drivers who are engaging in dangerous behaviors such as ...

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