Fanwood Police Welcome Brunner School Students

October 22, 2016

FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood police welcomed Brunner School students to learn more about what officers do and to tour some of the police cars and the building, including the "jail cell" that is such a fascination for young visitors. 

The children, accompanied by their teachers, also saw demonstrations of Fanwood DPW, Rescue Squad and Fire Department equipment.

Schools and ...

Scenes from the Scotch Plains Police Foundation Fundraiser

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- More than 100 local residents, municipal government officials, and law enforcement professionals attended Thursday night's benefit for the Scotch Plains Police Foundation at the Shackamaxon Country Club.

The event featured an evening of music and entertainment featuring Dueling Pianos by Steve Savage and Mark Weisner of Shake, Rattle & Roll ...

Scotch Plains Police Get Accreditation from NJ State Association of Chiefs of Police

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Scotch Plains Police Department has gotten its accreditation from the NJ State Association of Chiefs of Police. 

"It's a system of checks and balances. That's what I like about it. This shows that our officers follow policy," said Police Chief Ted Conley at the Scotch Plains Township Council meeting on Tuesday. "It's like ...

Update: Fanwood Police Still Looking for Patterson Road Suspect

FANWOOD, NJ -- When a Paterson Road resident observed the interior light of his vehicle on and the door open on Saturday night at approximately 10:20 p.m., he checked the vehicle and was confronted by a male who pointed a handgun at him and demanded money.

No money was given, and the suspect fled the scene on foot. Fanwood police detectives ...

Fanwood Police, County K-9 Unit Search for Armed Robbery Suspect

FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood police and the Union County K-9 unit are tracking a suspect  following an armed robbery on Paterson Rd, according to BNN (Breaking News Network), which first reported the incident on Saturday night.

The suspect reportedly approached the victims and showed a gun as they got out of their car at approximately 10:20 p.m.

Scotch Plains Police Foundation Fundraiser: Dueling Pianos on Thurs, Oct. 20

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Scotch Plains Police Foundation will host a fundraiser featuring Dueling Pianos by Steve Savage and Mark Weisner of Shake, Rattle & Roll Pianos  sponsored by K9 Resorts, at Shackamaxon Country Club on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016.

Dueling Pianos originated in the fabled bars of New Orleans in the 1930s, and spread across the ...

Fanwood Police Prioritize Community Involvement

FANWOOD, NJ -- In addition to keeping the public safe, members of the Fanwood Police Department prides itself on its active involvement in the community. 

In this past month, officers have visited students St. Bartholomew Academy, fingerprinted at The Goodard School, demonstrated the hazards of driving under the influence to Scotch Plains-Fanwood High ...

Suspicious Package Temporarily Shuts Down Union Train Station; All Clear Now

UNION, NJ – An all clear has been declared at the Union Train Station after a Union County Bomb Squad investigation of a suspicious package Thursday morning.  

The call prompted suspension of NJ TRANSIT service and the closing of Morris Avenue from Lehigh to North Avenues in Union. 

According to authorities, the package was an unattended backpack.

Swastikas Spray-Painted at Union Home of Congressional Candidate

UNION, NJ – Peter Jacob, candidate for the 7th District Congressional seat running against Republican incumbent Leonard Lance, held a news conference on Tuesday to discuss reports of vandalism at his Union home. Spray-painted swastikas were found at Jacob’s home over the weekend. Jacob, an Indian-American, said “the rhetoric we are hearing nationally is trickling down ...

Scotch Plains Police Present Check to Valerie Fund

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- On August 29, 2016 the Scotch Plains PBA Local 87 hosted the 31st annual Children’s Charity Golf Classic at Shackamaxon Country Club in Scotch Plains, in which 100% of the proceeds go to a chosen children’s charity.  This year the PBA raised and subsequently donated $16,027.76 to The Valerie Fund (www.thevaleriefund.org) on ...

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