Police & Fire

June 3, 2020

PARSIPPANY, NJ - If you'd like to see the drone video footage of Parsippany's March for Black Lives that was held on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, you can click here.

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PARSIPPANY, NJ -  The time has come for "tough," if not uncomfortable, conversations about race in America. That was the message offered up Tuesday evening by Dijuan Higgins, a township native and the final speaker at a combination march and prayer vigil after the death last week of George ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Chief of Police for Parsippany, Andrew Miller, has issued the following statement in regards to tonight's protest: A message from Chief of Police Andrew Miller:    The organizer for the Parsippany March for Black Lives, who is a Parsippany resident, requested our support ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The protest planned for 6pm tonight, June 2nd at Parsippany High School has to find a new starting point.   The Parsippany Board of Education has sent Mayor Michael Soriano a letter that says they can not congregate on school property and that there will be cones and blockades ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - A peaceful protest and march is being planned by a Parsippany High School graduate for Tuesday, June 2nd at 6pm. According to the invitation, Parsippany March for Black Lives will be held to honor the life of George Floyd and others who have lost their lives to police brutality.

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - An overturned auto with a person entrapped along with a truck with a fuel tank, caused an environmental and traffic mess on Rt. 287 this evening, May 22nd in Parsippany. At mile marker 41 on Rt. 287 southbound, the fire department and County Hazmat were on the scene.  Over 100 ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - There is a fire at 81 Lake Shore Drive in Parsippany.  The fire department on scene is reporting that the active fire is in the walls of the kitchen. The Boonton Fire Department has been called in. The crews are using the fire hydrand. JCP&L has also been requested to ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - There is a technical rescue and trauma incident at  213 Lake Shore Dive in Parsippany. Multiple fire departments and rescue units are on the scene to assist with bariatric removal from a residence. This according to breaking news alerts.

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - There was an alleged assault that occurred on North Beverwyck Road in Parsippany where someone is said to have used pepper spray in an attack.The Essex County Sheriff's office issued a 'Be on the Lookout' alert for a Subaru Impreza bearing NJ registration A23LVZ. Both the ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - There is an overturned street sweeper at mile marker 41.5 on Route 80 Eastbound. The New Jersey State Police are on the scene. EMS is headed to scene as their is a victim with a head injury. This according to breaking news alerts.

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany police have issued a public service announcement to remind residents to lock their cars every night. On Friday morning, April 24th, unknown suspects entered at least three vehicles along with attempting to enter many more around town, according to police. The ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ -  A car speeding around 100 miles per hour was in hot pursuit by the Police on Rt 80 eastbound today, April 26th around 4:30pm. The car was last last seen near the Smith Road exit and it was heading into Fairfield. Later this evening it was reported that the driver was shot ...

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PARSIPPANY-TROY HILLS, NJ – The owner of a Parsippany-Troy Hills vape shop this week found himself on the wrong side of Gov. Phil Murphy’s shutdown of non-essential businesses , even after he was given a break the first time he was found illegally open, said authorities. When police first ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - There is a brush fire off of Route 80 westbound near exit 47. The NJ Fire Department is on the scene.  The fire is on the side of the road. This according to breaking news alerts. 

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - A somber tribute to a fallen Paterson Police officer was held today in Lake Hiawatha.  Officer Francesco Scorpo, died on Easter Sunday as another victim to the COVID-10 virus. Hundreds of law enforcement officers and other first responders from throughout New Jersey lined the ...

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PARIPPANY, NJ - Parisppany's First Responders were called to a scene at 1 Governor Christie Drive in Central Park when a person fell from a tree. The extent of the injuries are unknown at this time. This according to breaking news alerts.  

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany Parks and Forestry Department has released a message to residents telling them that new signs will be appearing around the Township's parks.   Starting Saturday, April 11th, residents can expect to see signs like the one posted below in municipal parks around the ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - There is a fulling involved car on fire at mile marker 45 on Route 80 in Parsippany. The driver is out of the vehicle. This according to breaking news alerts.

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - A disturbing trend is occurring all over town (and in many other towns as well) where people are discarding their used gloves on the ground and leaving them behind in shopping carts. The Parsippany Police have warned residents, "Clean up and properly dispose of your used gloves ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – A Sparta man was sentenced today to five years in state prison for his role in a drug distribution scheme dashed after a long-term police investigation that yielded drugs and $300,000 in proceeds, said authorities. It was the culmination of a case, led by Parsippany-Troy Hills ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ – A 74-year-old East Hanover shot his wife to death on Thursday, according to authorities. The man, Alexander Jacobs, of Selmar Terrace, faces charges of first-degree murder, second-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and fourth-degree possession of prohibited ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - A motor vehicle accident on Route 80 westbound at mile marker 44.2. The New Jersey State Police are on the scene and administered Narcan to the unconscious driver. It is now reported that the driver is conscious and breathing.  This according to breaking news alerts.

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - There was a fire tonight March 18th at the St. Elizabeth Nursery and Montessori School at 499 Park Road in Parsippany.  The police and fire departments are on the scene. This according to breaking news alerts.

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany-Troy Hills has announced that there will be a modification in some of their operations.  The full news release issued by the police is listed below: Due to the state of emergency regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak,, the Parsippany Police Department will ...

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PARSIPPANY - Even before the COVID-19 pandemic reached the the world’s collective doorstep, first-responders and emergency medical technicians have stood on the frontlines, often putting their safety on the line to help others in need. Whether it’s virus response, heart attacks, or any other ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany Police are cancelling their “Coffee with a Cop” event on March 24, 2020. According to the Parsippany Police's statement, "In light of the ongoing precautions, we are postponing this event until further notice. Thank you for your cooperation and ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Parsippany has been no stranger to car thefts.  Over the past year incidents appear to be on the significant rise.  A joint announcement today regarding a new Auto Theft Task force has been issued to the public:  An Auto Theft Task Force has been created to stop a persistent ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A former Morris Catholic teacher and volleyball coach has been arrested for allegedly committing sexual assault crimes against two minor female students between 2015 and 2019. The full news release issued by the Morris County Prosecutor's office is listed below: Morris County ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - There is a strong odor of gas coming from the roof of a building at  780 US-46.  Police and Fire departments are at the scene. The leak has been identified and has been secured to the structure.  The gas company has been notified. This according to breaking news alerts.

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The School Resource Officer (SRO) responded to one of the biology classrooms inside Parsippany Hills High School after the fire alarm was activated by school faculty due to numerous students and teachers reporting breathing issues due to an unknown irritant.  The Mount Tabor Fire ...

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