Police & Fire

June 3, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Emergency vehicles, including local police and fire trucks, joined the staff and volunteers of Friendship Circle as they drove through Morristown and Morris Township on Sunday, May 31, to “visit” children with special needs in the Friendship Circle program. The Friendship ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - There has been a water main break in the area of West Hanover Avenue and White Birch Road, announced the Morris Township Police Department.  They are advising motorists to avoid the area and find an alternate Route.   Get your local news delivered to your inbox for ...

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Community members, Last night, there was a vehicle procession and vigil organized by Black Lives Matter Morristown and Wind of Spirits in regards to the horrific death of George Floyd. The event began in Morristown and continued at the Morris Township Municipal Building and Police Department. I ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The 2020 Morris County Park Junior Police Academy has been cancelled for this summer, announced the park police department. "It's with great disappointment and regret that we announce the cancellation of this year's Junior Police Academy. Besides the obvious reason of the ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Morris Township Police Department is cautioning the community of a noticeable trend in “Grandparent” scams across the state. According to the announcement, in a typical “Grandparent” scam, victims are "contacted, via phone, and informed that their grandchild was in an ...

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MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - A man was arrested and charged on Friday with burglary and theft from a U.S. Postal Service Mailbox, announced authorities. Morris Plains and Morris Township Police stated that the man was observed using a device to remove mail from a mailbox. He had in his possession debit ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - A vehicle was stolen from Hillcrest Avenue in Morris Township overnight, said police. The vehicle was parked in the driveway with the key FOB left in the car, according to reports. The vehicle was found in Newark, said police. "Please remove key FOB's and lock your ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - When Officer Birch made a traffic stop three years ago he met a surprise of great magnitude. Birch had made the stop to inform the passenger of a broken tail light, but he was shocked to discover a sobbing and emotional Julia Meyers. Meyers, mother of four, had just made the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Lock those doors!  The Morristown Department of Public Safety is reminding residents to remove keys and valuables and lock their vehicles each night. The reminder comes after a car was stolen from Wetmore Avenue early Friday morning. According to police, two people were checking ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Morris County Jail is in lockdown mode after 20 officers and civilian staff as well as 9 inmates have tested positive for coronavirus, said authorities. As of Monday, nine Morris County Correctional Facility inmates have tested positive for COVID-19, which reflects 6.3 ...

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MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - The fire siren will be blown  in Morris Plains on Friday Morning at 11am to honor former Fire Chief Jack Van Orden, announced the Morris Plains Police Department. There is no emergency to the community, they said. Chief Van Orden passed away on Monday, March 31 According ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Just because we are all quarantined, doesn't mean that life's milestone aren't happening. Have you seen the videos of kids standing outside, while police officers and fireman drive by to make their day a little brighter? Well, the men and women of the Morristown and Morris ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The community has stepped up tremendously in the past month. Helping neighbors, family, friends, hospitals, police and fire departments. Communities have donated food, masks, hand sanitizer and wipes to first responders so that they can continue to fight and keep us safe. The ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Governor Murphy has announced that there are now 1,914 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in New Jersey; of which 119 are in Morris County.  These numbers are expected to rise. Police officers are the first ones to offer help and now they are asking residents to help them. They are ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Morris Township Police are investigating a report of someone stealing checks from mailboxes.  According to the police department, there have been several reported thefts from mailboxes over the past two weeks. The checks that were stolen were then altered by an unknown ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -  The 'social distancing' is not stopping car thieves from going into unlocked cars. Thefts occurred from several unlocked vehicles last night on Victoria Lane and Springbrook Road, said the Morris Township Police Department. Residents are reminded to lock cars, remove ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -  Members of Clean Water Action will be soliciting residents beginning in March and continuing through the month of May, announced Morris Township Police. They are a non-profit organization and do not need permits, said police. Solicitors are able to go door-to-door ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  This morning a car crashed through a fence into the parking deck at Morristown Medical Center, announced authorities. The driver, a 65 year old man from Parsippany suffered a medical event which ultimately caused the crash, they said. The man's 2017 Cadillac SUV left the road, ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris Township Police are investigating the theft of a Concrete Crusher from Columbia Park Construction Site, announced the Morris County Sheriff's CrimeStoppers. According to reports, on Saturday, February 15, 2020 a Concrete Crusher was stolen from a construction site ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris Plains Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. According to the job listing: applicants must be between 21 and 35 years of age, meet the requirements of N.J.S.A. 40A:14-122 and N.J.S.A. 40A:14-27, be PTC certified, or ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The six month project to replace the Mill Road Bridge in Morris Township is scheduled to begin today, Monday February 10, 2020.  The project is needed to replace severe rusting of the beam and section loss. The single span steel beam structure is 30 feet long with a 38 foot ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - A home on Holmes Court was burglarized on Wednesday February 5, announced Morris Township Police. According to authorities, between 9:50am and 12:35pm, unknown suspects entered an unoccupied home. The rear door was unlocked, they said. No one was home at the time but ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Police Departments throughout Morris County are asking football fans to designate a sober driver for tonight's Big Game.  Fans don't let fans drive drunk, the Morris Plains Police Department said in a Facebook post. Police are reminding fans to be safe tonight.     Sign ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown residents are being alerted to a Social Security Scam, announced the Town of Morristown. Town officials are asking residents to review the following tips so that you don't become a victim of this scam. According to officials, here are the warning signs: You get ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A Morristown resident called the police station yesterday, advising that they received a call from a person claiming to be from the Drug Enforcement Agency in Texas, said officials. The caller asked for personal identifying information of the resident, they said  According to ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morristown Ambulance Squad has announced that they will cease operations at 11:59pm on December 31, 2019. The decision was not made rashly, they said but based on the level of volunteerism and the redevelopment of the town. Watch the video of the Morristown Ambulance Squad ...

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - A car was stolen from a home on Gaston Road on Sunday evening, announced Morris Township Police. According to reports, the vehicle was left unlocked with the keys in the vehicle. The Morris Township Police are reminding residents to keep their doors locked and remove keys ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ- Spring Street is closed Friday Morris Street to Water Street, announces the Morristown Police Department. The closure is due to a fire in an electrical pole. JCP&L has responded.    Motorists should expect delays and plan alternate routes if possible.    

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Over 1,000 people gathered at the William G. Mennen Sports Arena in Morristown to see the New Jersey State Policemen's Benevolent Association take on the New York FBI in a charity hockey game. The game raises money for the Mallory’s Army Charitable Foundation, a 501(c)3 charitable ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A water main break on Ridgedale Avenue has closed Abbett Avenue, announced the Morristown Police. The road will be closed at Jardine Road for the foreseeable future, likely several hours, they said. Exit 36 from Rt 287 Southbound will also be closed. Motorists looking to access ...

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