POLICE & FIRE
TOP STORIES

Somerville: Blue Mass Celebration at Immaculate Conception School Honors Police

April 21, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Immaculate Conception School hosted a “Blue Mass” Friday morning at Immaculate Conception R.C. Church to honor the men and women of law enforcement.

The mass was attended by all students and staff in the K-8th grade school, with more than 100 members of law enforcement, including Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

The annual mass was also ...

Police Investigate Bias Incident in Montgomery, Seek Help from Public

MONTGOMERY, NJ - Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson and township Police Director/Capt. Thomas Wain are asking the public for help in the investigation of what is being considered a bias crime.

Detectives assigned to the investigation released that the following information based on the preliminary and ongoing investigation, which continues to evolve as investigators interview ...

Somerset County Sheriff's Officer Completes FBI Leadership Training

 

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Capt. Steve SanAntonio of the Somerset County Sheriff’s Office has received a “Trilogy Award” for completing an executive development leadership program held at the John H. Stamler Police Academy in Scotch Plains.

The week-long session hosted by the Union County Sheriff’s Department featured two instructors, retired Chief Dean Crisp ...

Somerville: Appreciation Day April 26 Honors Police and Volunteer First Responders

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - There are few who can say they have as much respect and compassion for the borough’s first responders than Rev. Ron Pollock,  the rector of St. John’s Episcopal Church.

Father Ron is one of them.

Honored as 2017 Citizen of the Year by former Mayor Brian Gallagher, Pollock has served as chaplain to the Somerville Volunteer Fire companies for ...

School Officials Charged with Theft, Conspiracy, Money Laundering and Burglary

pNEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Two administrators in the award-winning Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools have been arrested and charged with crimes related to their handling of funds dedicated to the schools.

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Police Chief Scott Cartmell of the Piscataway Police Department announced on Friday that the Middlesex County Vocational & ...

Somerville HS Students Design Commemorative Coin for Police Unity Tour

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Three proud Somerville High School seniors have something tangible to show for their participation in a competitive project in Lisa Conklin’s communications design class.

Emily Hickson, Gillian Belkin and Junior Ramirez combined their artistic talents to design a limited edition commemorative Challenge Coin that combines a variety of elements reflective ...

Somerville Police Join UDrive. UText. UPay. Crackdown

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ -- Law enforcement officers from Somerset County, including Somerville, will join a statewide effort cracking down on distracted drivers during the month of April as part of New Jersey’s UDrive. UText. UPay. enforcement campaign.

Beginning April 1st and running through April 21st, the high-visibility law enforcement initiative will target motorists who engage in ...

DARE Police Graduates Ready to Make Friends, Impact Lives in the Classroom

BRIDGEWATER, NJ  - Street-hardened police officers accustomed to traffic stops, petty crime, arresting bad guys and calming frazzled nerves came together two weeks ago in Somerset County to hone a new skill.

Side-by-side, the 25 officers were tested by a rigorous curriculum that challenged them to become role models and teachers in an ongoing national effort to counteract negative ...

Somerville: Fifth-Graders Help DARE Police Recruits Sharpen Their Skills

SOMERVILLE, NJ – On Friday, it will be official, but on Thursday, 25 DARE police officer candidates had to prove their ability to reach out to their public – several classes of fifth graders at the Van Derveer School.

The 25 police officers who will be certified as Drug Abuse Resistance Education officers are members of several local police departments – Bernardsville, ...

Drug Dealing in Franklin Leads to Arrest of Three New Brunswick Residents

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Drugs and loaded firearms were seized following a raid of a Handy Street home in New Brunswick following a month-long investigation into the distribution of narcotics in Franklin Township and New Brunswick, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson. 

Monique R. Walker, 28 and Ronda Walker, 49 were arrested March 15;, Dymarkis T. Walker, 27 turned ...

TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News

Somerville