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OFFICER DOWN: Corporal Christine Peters, Greenbelt Police Department, Maryland

Corporal Christine Peters Greenbelt Police Department, Maryland End of Watch Thursday, January 14, 2021 Corporal Christine Peters, age 49, succumbed to injuries sustained 12 days earlier when she was struck by a vehicle on Edmonston Road, north of Cherrywood Lane, while assisting officers from the United States Park Police at the... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Jay Hughes Kalispel Tribal PD Dies during Arrest of Suspect

Police Officer Jay Hughes Kalispel Tribal Police Department, Tribal Police End of Watch Wednesday, January 6, 2021 Police Officer Jay Hughes, age 64. suffered a fatal heart attack while he and two other officers responded to an altercation on the gaming floor of the Northern Quest Resort and Casino in Spokane,... Read more →


Officer Down: Toledo PO Brandon Stalker, age 24, Shot and Killed

Police Officer Brandon Stalker Toledo Police Department, Ohio End of Watch Monday, January 18, 2021 Police Officer Brandon Stalker, age 24, was shot and killed at about 6:30 pm during a barricade involving an arson suspect. At approximately 2:20 am the front doors of the historic Rosary Cathedral had been set... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Master Corporal Brian LaVigne Killed by Suspect

Master Corporal Brian LaVigne Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, Florida End of Watch Monday, January 11, 2021 Master Corporal Brian LaVigne was killed when his patrol car was intentionally rammed by another vehicle on West Lumsden Road, near South King's Avenue, in Brandon. Deputies had responded to an apartment complex nearby after... Read more →


Officer Down: Agent Eliezer Hernández-Cartagena Shot and Murdered During Arrest

Agent Eliezer Hernández-Cartagena Carolina Municipal Police Department, Puerto Rico End of Watch January 11, 2021 Agent Eliezer Hernández-Cartagena and Agent Luis Marrero-Díaz, of the Puerto Rico Police Department, were murdered while attempting to arrest a man who had just murdered Agent Luis Salamán-Conde, of the Carolina Municipal Police Department. Agent Salamán-Conde... Read more →


Officer Down: K-9 Lyka Lucas Died After Falling from a Rooftop

LYKA LUKAS JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI (DEC. 28, 2021)--K9 Lyka Lukas died after falling from the rooftop of the Dr. A. H. McCoy Federal Building in Jackson, Mississippi. She and her handler had responded to the rooftop to conduct a search after receiving reports that an unmanned drone had landed on the building.... Read more →


Officer Down: K-9 Diesel Hit by Vehicle and Killed While Chasing Suspect

six-year-old German Sheperd DIESEL Bartholomew County Sheriff's Office, Indiana End of Watch Saturday, November 14, 2020 K9 Diesel was struck and killed by a vehicle while attempting an apprehension of a subject on two felony domestic battery warrants. K9 Diesel's handler located the subject's vehicle near the intersection of West 600th... Read more →


Camden City Crimes Declined in 2020

Camden City, NJ) – The Camden County Police Department finished 2020 with reductions in homicides, shootings and overall crime. There were more than 500 fewer crime victims in the city in 2020 compared to the preceding year, and approximately 1,700 fewer crime victims compared to 2014. Total crimes fell to under... Read more →


Brian Sicknick's Family Doesn't Want His Death Politicized

“This Political Climate Got My Brother Killed”: Officer Brian Sicknick Died Defending the Capitol. His Family Waits for Answers. Brian David Sicknick, 42, died of injuries sustained while trying to protect the Capitol. Family members say they don’t want his death politicized. But they do want to understand what happened. by... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Brian D. Sicknick, Succumbed to Injuries Sustained During Protest

Officer Brian D. Sicknick United States Capitol Police, U.S. Government End of Watch Thursday, January 7, 2021 WASHINGTON, DC (January 8, 2021)--Officer Brian Sicknick succumbed to injuries sustained the previous day while physically engaging with protestors on the grounds of the United States Capitol. Sicknick was a 1997 graduate of Middlesex... Read more →


Two Gloucester Township Police Officers Assigned as Detectives

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP,NJ ( January 5, 2021)--Investigators Joseph Eden and Douglas Wallace were assigned as Detectives, today, January 5. Detective Joe Eden began his career at GTPD in January 2011 and attended Camden County College Police Academy Class 57. Det. Eden was a K-9 Officer for approximately three years, and was recently... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD Camera Program

Gloucester Township Residents: Did you receive a new doorbell camera and/ or CCTV cameras as a gift this past holiday? Register your cameras HERE with Gloucester Township Police! The Gloucester Township Police Department is requesting residents, businesses, and organizations that have security cameras in place on their property to complete a... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Sergeant Bruce Watson Killed in Motorcycle Crash, age 51

Sergeant Bruce Watson Harris County Sheriff's Office, Texas End of Watch Saturday, January 2, 2021 Sergeant Bruce Watson, age 51, was killed in a motorcycle crash near the intersection of Shadow Creek Parkway and Kingsley Drive in Pearland. He had just completed a funeral escort when his department motorcycle collided with... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: K-9 Sjaak Shot and Killed

K9 Sjaak La Vergne Police Department, Tennessee End of Watch Wednesday, November 18, 2020 K9 Sjaak, age 8, n succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained the previous day after a subject opened fire on his handler's patrol car with an AR-15 rifle without provocation. The patrol car had just pulled out... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: K-9 TITAN Dies After Fall Down Elevator Shaft

K9 Titan Johnstown Police Department, Pennsylvania End of Watch Sunday, November 22, 2020 K9 Titan, age 7, died after falling down an elevator shaft while clearing a building at 249 Maple Avenue at about 4:30 am. Officers responding to a burglary located two suspects hiding in the warehouse and learned three... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: K-9 LOKI, Killed by Drunk Driver

K9 Loki Boone County Sheriff's Office, Illinois End of Watch Sunday, December 27, 2020 BOONE COUNTY, ILLINOIS--K9 Loki was killed when his handler's patrol car was struck by a drunk driver on I-90, near Irene Road, at approximately 1:30 am. His handler was conducting a traffic stop and was speaking to... Read more →


Detective Richard Hershey, of Troop “A” NJ's 2020 Trooper of the Year

West Trenton, N.J. - Today, Colonel Patrick J. Callahan announced that Detective Richard Hershey, of the Troop “A” Criminal Investigation Office, Field Operations Section, Operations Branch, is the recipient of the 2020 Trooper of the Year Award for his fearless and courageous actions during a home invasion investigation that resulted in... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: K9 Cara Died After Falling 50 Feet

K9 Cara Staunton Sheriff's Office, Virginia End of Watch Monday, December 21, 2020 Augusta County, Virginia--K9 Cara died after falling from a bridge while assisting the Skyline Drug Task Force by conducting an article search along Old White Bridge Road in Augusta County. Members of the Staunton Police Department and Augusta... Read more →


YOUR MONEY! Costa Rica Paid to Hire More Cops but Cops at Home Defunded

December 11, 2020 | Judicial Watch While police departments across the United States are being defunded to appease leftists, the federal government is dedicating hundreds of thousands of dollars to advance “gender equality” in the “police forces” of a Latin American nation. It is a difficult foreign grant to swallow as... Read more →


Gloucester Township Police Dept. Accepting Applications for Police Officers

The Gloucester Township Police Hiring Board interviewed candidates Tuesday who had applied to become a GTPD Police Officer. Pictured (L to R) are Patrolman David Vannoni, Captain Brendon Barton, Deputy Chief Anthony Minosse, Lieutenant Jason Gittens, and Sergeant Matthew Crabtree. GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (December 30, 2020)(CNBNews)--Interested in becoming a Gloucester Township... Read more →


Gloucester Township Police Chief Wishes Seasons Greetings to All

As we experience a Holiday Season unlike any other in our lifetime, we recognize the challenges that have faced, and are proud at the way we have adapted to these historic events. The men and women of the Gloucester Township Police Department have responded in an exemplary manner. We look forward... Read more →


Gloucester Township Police Remember Lt. Ken Saunders

Lt. Ken Saunders GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (December 20, 2020)--Lt. Ken Saunders started his police career at the Brooklawn Police Department, then joined the Gloucester Township Police Department in 1979. While working patrol, he was assigned to the Selective Enforcement Unit. He rose to the rank of Sergeant, then Lieutenant as a... Read more →


Frank Crosson, Long Time Deacon at St. Mary's Parish, Past Police Officer/Criminal Investigator

Frank Crosson, "Butch" Bellmawr and Formerly of Gloucester City – On December 18, 2020. Age 81. Survived by his beloved wife of 54 years, Maryann Crosson (nee Ott). Frank was surrounded at death by his loving family. Loving father of Jill (Bruce) Darrow and loving grandsons Brett, Austin, Angel, Chris and... Read more →


Thomas E. Virden, Sr., Camden County Sheriff Security Officer, St. Mary Church Custodian

Thomas E. Virden, Sr Gloucester City and Formerly of Paulsboro – On December 16, 2020. Age 79. Loving and devoted husband of 56 years to Veronica “Vicky” M. (nee Settar). Beloved father of Thomas E. (Theresa) Virden, Jr. of Brooklawn, Veronica M. Hemphill of Bellmawr, Sharon (Troy) Lail of Mickleton, and... Read more →


Officer Down: Patrolman Jason Shuping Shot/Killed Responding to Attempted Car Jacking

Police Officer Jason Shuping Concord Police Department, North Carolina End of Watch Wednesday, December 16, 2020 Police Officer Jason Shuping was shot and killed while responding to an attempted carjacking at a fast-food restaurant at 7761 Gateway Lane NW. A North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement agent had encountered an abandoned vehicle... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD Issues Tips Regarding Possible Snow Forecast

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ--(December 15, 2020)(CNBNews)-It happens just about every winter in Gloucester Township. In the event we do receive significant snow accumulation this week, we ask our residents for the following: Remove all parked vehicles and/ or trailers from the roadways (if possible) so GT Public Works can plow our streets... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Police Officer Tyler Avery Herndon shot and killed responding to a burglary

Police Officer Tyler Avery Herndon Mount Holly Police Department, North Carolina End of Watch Friday, December 11, 2020 Police Officer Tyler Herndon age 25 was shot and killed while he and other officers responded to a burglary in progress at a car wash at 313 Beatty Drive at about 3:30 am.... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Sgt. Herschel Turner Struck and Killed by a Police Car

HERSCHEL TURNER Moline Acres Police Department, Missouri End of Watch Saturday, December 5, 2020 Sergeant Herschel Turner was struck and killed by a police car while assisting a neighboring agency at the scene of a traffic stop on Chambers Road near Lance Drive. He and a Bellefontaine Neighbors Police Department officer... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Calif. Highway Patrolman Andy Ornelas Involved in Motorcycle Crash

Officer Andy Ornelas California Highway Patrol, California End of Watch Wednesday, December 2, 2020 Officer Andy Ornelas, age 27, succumbed to injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash near the intersection of West Avenue N-3 and North 32nd Street, in Palmdale, nine days earlier. He was en route to a vehicle crash... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Nash County Deputy Sheriff Jared Michael Allison

Deputy Sheriff Jared Michael Allison Nash County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina End of Watch Tuesday, December 1, 2020 ROCKY MOUNT, NC (December 6, 2020)--Deputy Sheriff Jared Allison , age 26, succumbed to injuries sustained on Thanksgiving Day while attempting to stop a motorcycle on U.S. 301 Bypass in Rocky Mount. He... Read more →


Officer Down: Patrolman Charlie Cortez Drowns after Boat Struck by a Rogue Wave

Police Officer Charlie Cortez Tulalip Tribal Police Department, Tribal Police End of Watch Wednesday, November 18, 2020 Puget Sound, Washington--Police Officer Charlie Cortez, age 29, died after the 24-foot fisheries enforcement vessel he was in capsized after being struck by a rogue wave in the Puget Sound, Washington, at about 9:00... Read more →


Donate to GTPD and GTFOP "No Shave November"

Donations For A Local Officer Battling Pancreatic Cancer! GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ--As you can see in the photos, our GTPD Officers have been working hard keeping their facial hair looking sharp while raising donations for a great cause! You can also help Gloucester Township Police and Gloucester Township FOP Lodge 206 Raise... Read more →


Mildred M. Stubbs., of Gloucester City; Retired PEO for City Police Department

Mildred M. Stubbs (nee Murray) “Mimi” on November 14, 2020 of Gloucester City. Age 79. Beloved wife of the late William J. Stubbs, Sr. Loving mother of the late John J. Thom, Jr. Treasured grandmother of Andrew J. Thom of Voorhees, John J. Thom, III (Lauren) of Deptford, and William A.... Read more →


Gloucester Township Police Chief David Harkins Reflects on the Challenges Faced Over the Past Year:

Gloucester Township Police Chief David Harkins GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (Nov. 15, 2020)--As I reflect on my 1 year anniversary as the Chief of Police of the Gloucester Township Police Department (October 30, 2019), I feel a great amount of pride in how together we have stepped up to the challenges of... Read more →


Officer Down: Sergeant Sean Rios Shot and Killed by a Suspect During a Shootout

Sergeant Sean Rios Houston Police Department, Texas End of Watch Monday, November 9, 2020 HOUSTON, TEXAS--Sergeant Sean Rios was shot and killed in the 7700 block of North Freeway at about 1:30 pm while en route to start his shift at George Bush Intercontinental Airport. He encountered two vehicles and an... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Police Officer Marshall Waters, Jr. Succumbs to Gunshot Wound

Police Officer Marshall Waters, Jr. Mangham Police Department, Louisiana End of Watch Thursday, November 5, 2020 Mangham, Louisiana--Police Officer Marshall Waters succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained on October 17th, 2020, while conducting a traffic stop on Highway 425 near the Franklin Parish / Richland Parish border. The vehicle had just... Read more →


GT Police Dept. and FOP Lodge Raising Money for Officer Fighting Cancer

The Gloucester Township Police Department and Gloucester Township FOP Lodge 206 has participated in "No-Shave November"to raise money to fight cancer for several years, and this year they are helping to raise money for one of their own brother Officers in Camden County. Unfortunately, an Officer with the Merchantville Police Department,... Read more →


First Responders Grant Program Offered by South Gas

FOLSOM, NJ, October 26, 2020 – South Jersey Gas, a subsidiary of South Jersey Industries (NYSE: SJI), today announced the kick-off of its annual First Responders Grant Program. Through the program, SJI awards grants to provide critical support for operations conducted by first responder departments. All paid or volunteer fire, emergency... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD Corportal Michael Mosiondz Assigned as to Detective Squad

Detective Michael Mosiondz GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ --Effective October 26, 2020, Cpl. Michael Mosiondz shall be assigned as a Detective. Detective Mosiondz started his law enforcement career in Gloucester Township in July 2001, where he attended the Camden County Police Academy Basic Class #37. During his early years working patrol, Det. Mosiondz... Read more →


Officer Down: K9 ATLAS Dies from Smoke Inhalation

ATLAS Scotts Valley Police Department, California End of Watch Friday, August 21, 2020 Scotts Valley, California--K9 Atlas, age 6, died from complications of smoke inhalation during the CZU Lightning Complex Fire. Atlas and his handler had to be evacuated from the area on two occasions and were exposed to smoke and... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: K9 Ronja Shot and Killed by Suspect

Tacoma Police Department, Washington End of Watch Thursday, August 13, 2020 K9 Ronja was shot and killed while tracking a murder suspect in the 3600 block of South M Street at about 1:30 am. Another officer had spotted the man in a vehicle and recognized him as being wanted in connection... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Sergeant Conley Jumper Killed Trying to Arrest Suspect

Sergeant Conley Jumper Greenville County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina End of Watch Tuesday, October 20, 2020 GREENVILLE COUNTY, SC--Sergeant Conley Jumper, age 52, was killed when a suspect attempted to flee during a traffic stop on I-85 near White Horse Road. One of the occupants of the vehicle became engaged in... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Sergeant Harold L. Preston Shot and Killed Investigating a Domestic Call

Sergeant Harold L. Preston Houston Police Department, Texas End of Watch Tuesday, October 20, 2020 HOUSTON, TEXAS--Sergeant Harold Preston, age 65, was shot and killed at about 9:30 am as he and other officers responded to a domestic disturbance call in an apartment complex in the 2600 block of Holly Hall... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Investigator Lemuel Bruce Shot and Killed by Arson Suspect

Investigator Lemuel Bruce Houston Fire Marshal's Office, Texas End of Watch Friday, October 16, 2020 Investigator Lemuel Bruce was shot and killed at about 3:30 am while conducting surveillance as part of an ongoing arson investigation in the Timbergrove and Heights areas. He and six other investigators were conducting surveillance following... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: K9 Blue Shot and Killed

K9 Blue Gwinnett County Police Department, Georgia End of Watch Thursday, September 10, 2020 K9 Blue was shot and killed behind 1990 Willow Trail Parkway, in Norcross, while tracking a suspect who had fled from a stolen vehicle at about 2:30 pm. Gang Unit detectives were at the location when they... Read more →


Drug Investigation in Gloucester City Terminated, Two Adults, 4 Juveniles Arrested

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Gloucestercitynews.net files (GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ)(October 15, 2020)--Members of the Gloucester City Police Department along with federal authorities and the Camden County Sheriff's Department conducted a simultaneous drug raid last week in Gloucester City. According to Lt. Steve Burkhardt, spokesman for the Gloucester City Police Department,... Read more →


Officers from Gloucester Township PD Partake in NJ Law Enforcement Torch Run

Gloucester Township Officers from the Gloucester Township Police Special Response Team and K-9 Unit were proud to participate in the 37th Annual NJ Law Enforcement Torch Run benefitting Special Olympics New Jersey! The Torch Run started in Atlantic City early this morning, and officers from several Police Departments ran up the... Read more →


Van Drew Offers to Match State Troopers’ Reward for Intel Re. Monument Desecration

Locked in a dogfight for his congressional seat, U.S. Rep. Jeff Van Drew (R-2) today told InsiderNJ he would match the $5,000 reward offered by the State Troopers Fraternal Association for information leading to the arrest of whoever desecrated Trooper Bertram T. Zimmerman’s memorial. U.S. Rep. Jeff Van Drew (R-2) “I... Read more →


PBA Local #231 President Victor Bermudez on Shameful County Democrats Video

Calls on Musso & Castellini to Condemn Video, Vote “No” on Transfer Resolutions (VINELAND, NJ) – PBA Local #231 President Victor Bermudez released the following statement today in response to the shameful and egregious cartoon-like video mocking county correctional police officers and their families at last evenings protest: “A Charlie Chaplin-style... Read more →


Help Wanted: Part-Time School Traffic Guard

Open to Gloucester Township, residents, vacancy for part-time hours (10 hours per week) and on call basis. $11.00 per hour. Applicant must have the ability to: • Regulate and direct the movement of school children at a street intersection, paying particular attention to their safety. • Must pass a criminal background... Read more →