Stafford Police Captures Elite Fitness Challenge Championship for Third Straight Year

June 20, 2017

MANCHESTER, NJ - On Wednesday, June 7 the Stafford Township Police Department participated in the Third Annual Elite Law Enforcement Fitness Challenge, hosted by the Manchester Township Police Department. This team-based competition, held at Harry Wright Lake in Whiting raised more than $6,300 dollars.  This benefits the Ocean of Love Charity and the not-for-profit ...

Ship Bottom Volunteer Fire Company Hosts Fifth Annual Summer Sizzle Block Party July 8

SHIP BOTTOM, NJ - The Fifth Annual Ship Bottom Summer Sizzle Block Party will be like years past, but only better.

The event will be hosted on Saturday July 8 from 4-10 p.m. by the Ship Bottom Volunteer Fire Company outside of the firehouse at 2006 Central Avenue in Ship Bottom.

This year they are turning it up a notch with more craft beer selections and the addition of food ...

Manahawkin Man Arrested and Charged by Stafford Police for Harassment, Lewdness and Endangering the Welfare of a Child

STAFFORD, NJ - Stafford Township Police investigated an incident involving a harassment complaint of to a fifteen year old female on Thursday June 8, 2017.

The investigation led to the arrest of Thelbert L. Bradbury, age 75 of Manahawkin, NJ.

During the preliminary investigation, it was revealed that Bradbury had harassed a fifteen year old ...

Long Beach Township Police Deparment Offering Open House to Public on Friday, June 23

BRANT BEACH - The Long Beach Township Police Deparment is offering their second annual open house this Friday, June 23 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m at the Police Headquarters located at 6805 Long Beach Boulevard in Brant Beach.  

The public is invited to visit the department and meet the officers.  This is an opportunity to learn about the department and get an inside look at the inner ...

Man Arrested in 2015 Murder of Former Stafford Resident and Southern Regional Athlete Kevin DeOliveira

STAFFORD - A local mom had her best night of sleep in 2.5 years last night after the arrest of a man accused of murdering her son in Burlington, Vermont in 2015.  

Richard Monroe has been indicted on several charges in U.S. District Court in Burlington, Vermont.  Monroe was apprehended in Texas.   

Prosecutors believe Monroe shot and killed Kevin DeOliveira, 23, formerly ...

Stafford Cops Corner: 'Advice For Young Drivers When Getting Pulled Over'

STAFFORD, NJ - The Stafford Township Police Department offers helpful tips through their "Cops Corner" series on Youtube. 

This weeks "Cops Corner" features Officer Fritz who gives valuable advice for young drivers when they are being pulled over. 

Stafford Police has shared that this is the time of the year where they have more encounters with young ...

Celebrate Stafford Township at Founders Day this Saturday June 10

STAFFORD, NJ - This Saturday come on out and celebrate your town at the annual Stafford Township Founders Day. The rain date for the event will be Sunday June 11. This year's theme is "Get Growing Stafford:  A Community of Gardens." 

The day will kick off at 8 a.m. with a breakfast at the Stafford Fire House for all local senior citizens. Following will be the ...

Homeland Security Hometown Seminar Taking Place June 7 at Ship Bottom Fire House

SHIP BOTTOM, NJ - The NJ Office of Homeland Security & Preparedness, the US Department of Homeland Security, in partnership with the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce, the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office and local law enforcement host this free Security Initiative in time for the busy summer season.

This event is "a not to be missed opportunity" to ...

Fifth Annual Get LBI Running 5K Raises over $6,500 for Surf City Volunteer Fire & EMS

SURF CITY, NJ - The Get LBI Running 5K held its fifth annual charity run/walk on Saturday, May 20.

Since its start in 2013, the race has attracted over 1,300 participants and raised more than $29,000 to benefit the Surf City Volunteer Fire Department and EMS.

The race was launched as a way to give back to Surf City’s Volunteer Fire Department and EMS for their efforts ...

Stafford Township Police Set to Join Forces in the New "HART" Addiction Recovery and Treatment Program

TOMS RIVER  - On Friday May 19, Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato announced that the “Heroin Addiction Response Program” (HARP) will now be known as the “Blue Hart” (Blue Heroin Addiction Recovery & Treatment) Program.  

The new name also brings along Stafford Township's Police Department under the leadership of Chief Thomas Dellane.

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