Police & Fire

April 9, 2021

RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph Township Schools Director of Security Harry Ruiz was attending a meeting with the Morris County Sheriff’s office who had created a patch celebrating Autism Awareness month. Mr. Ruiz was inspired by the difference local law enforcement were making in the community. He thought ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  A deceased male was found in the stairway of the Morristown Train Station, announced Acting Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Morris County Sheriff James Gannon, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker, New Jersey Transit Police Chief ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- On the morning of Sunday March 13, the Mendham Lake Estates Homeowner’s Association (MLEHOA) hosted the Randolph Fire Department’s Ice Rescue Team. These volunteers serve a critical function for our community by being the first responders to any potential rescue that has to be ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A Hudson County corrections officer has been charged in connection to a double homicide that left two women dead, one of whom is believed to be the suspect's lover, authorities said.  Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose ...

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WASHINGTON, DC - "He loved his girlfriend, his dogs, and the New Jersey Devils," said Senate Majority leader Charles E. Schumer today of Capitol Police Officer and New Jersey native Brian David Sicknick.  Members of the United States Congress gathered in the Capitol Rotunda this morning to honor ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - A 71-year-old man who was crossing Route 10 in Succasunna on Thursday evening was struck by a vehicle that left the scene, said Roxbury police. The incident took place at about 6:30 p.m., said police. They said the man was using the crosswalk to traverse Route 10 West near South ...

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SOUTH RIVER, NJ -- Senator Cory Booker eulogized U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick today and called him "the very definition of a hero" and said that he was proud to say the officer "was a Jersey guy through and through" on the floor of the U.S. Senate, part of the building that the ...

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MOUNT OLIVE, NJ - The Longhorn Steakhouse restaurant in Mount Olive was destroyed this morning by a major fire. Roxbury firefighters assisted those from Mount Olive and elsewhere in battling the 3-alarm blaze at the 50 International Drive establishment, according to police and fire broadcasts.

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The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office invites the public to attend a live webinar community forum on January 25, 2021 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The forum, Bias Crimes and Reporting Procedures, will include information on what a bias crime is and the proper reporting. Featured panelists ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Gov. Phil Murphy has ordered that all U.S. and New Jersey flags be flown at half-staff on Monday, Jan 11, 2021, in honor of U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick of South River, who died following injuries sustained while defending the U.S. Capitol when it was under siege on Jan.

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DENVILLE, NJ – The Denville Police Department, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit, and the Morris County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a fatal hit-and-run motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian that occurred last week in Denville on Thur Dec 24. At approximately 10:21 ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Fire Department, under the leadership of Chief Michael Vanadia and Deputy Chief Tony Moschella, held a modified version of the department’s annual inspection at Ironia Station 4 on November 14.  All members of the Township Council were in attendance, along with Township ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Some residents have questioned why the township isn’t allowing local restaurants to use certain heaters underneath their outdoor dining tents. The reason is not only for the safety of the patrons, property owners and first responders but also, for compliance with the state of New ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- Randolph Township and Morris County in general continue to experience both vehicle thefts and thefts from vehicles parked in residential settings during the overnight hours. The last two years have shown a significant increase throughout Morris County and the numbers are quite ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Prosecutors' offices statewide have worked cooperatively in a sweeping operation to capture 21 accused sexual predators who have been targeting children as young as 6,7, or 8 on the internet.  At Governor Murphy's Coronavirus Press Briefing today, Colonel Patrick J. Callahan, ...

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To the citizens of Morris County The topics of police reform and de-funding the police are still hot button issues both locally and nationwide. However, on behalf of the Morris County Police Chiefs Association, I would like to a few moments to tell you why policing in Morris County is "A Step ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Township Police Department is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of its program to achieve accreditation by verifying that it meets recognized professional best practices. Administered by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police, the accreditation ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – A private memorial service for Amani Kildea, the adopted son of Redeemer Lutheran Church Pastor Tom Kildea, is scheduled for Monday as authorities continue investigating the cause of the 20-year-old’s Black man's death and activists allege a lynching. In-person attendance at the ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy is hailing a new directive that requires hundreds of law enforcement agencies across the state to reveal the names of cops who have been reprimanded or fired as “a step forward for transparency.” The order from Attorney General Gurbir Grewal’s office will require ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Santino Crosson, a 17-year-old from Randolph who went missing June 10, was found - alive and safe - in Tarrytown, NY, said officials today. Crosson  was found June 13 by the New York State Police said County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp, Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Acting ...

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The following is a statement from The Chief of Police, Randolph Police Department:  The Randolph Township Police Department places a high emphasis on and continues to promote positive relationships throughout our community on all levels.  We value and appreciate the support of our residents and ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ - The public is being asked to help find a Randolph teen who was last seen Wednesday, June 10. The missing person, 17-year-old Santino Crosson, was last seen around 6 p.m. walking toward Morristown on Sussex Turnpike, according to his family and friends. They said Crosson possibly ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy closed out his daily COVID-19 press conference on Friday with comments about the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after a white police officer in Minneapolis kept his knee on Floyd's neck for almost nine minutes. "George Floyd should be alive today – ...

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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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RANDOLPH, NJ-The Randolph Township Police Department would once again like to remind residents to remove personal belongings from vehicles and to lock them even when parked in your driveway or garage. In addition, never leave the keys and/or key FOB inside the vehicle. During the overnight hours ...

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