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OFFICER DOWN : Three Officers and K-9 Drago Killed Plus Three Officers Wounded During Arrest of Kentucky Suspect

from l.to.r. Deputy Sheriff William Perry, Captain Ralph Frasure, and K-9 Drago FLOYD COUNTY KENTUCKY(July 1, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Deputy Sheriff William Petry as well as Police Officer Jacob Russell Chaffin Captain Ralph Frasure and Police Officer Jacob Chaffins, both of the Prestonsburg Police Department, were shot and killed on June 30, 2022, in Allen by a subject who was wanted for domestic violence offenses. Several warrants and a protective order had been issued for the man after he assaulted a family member. As two Floyd County deputies arrived at the man's home on Main Street, near Railroad Avenue, to serve the warrants... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: SGT. Richard Lopez of the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office Shot and Killed, Age 51 AND KILLED

RICHARD LOPEZ YAVAPAI COUNTY ARIZONA(JUNE 28, 2022)----Sergeant Richard Lopez was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a suspect near Stagecoach Trail and Red Rock Lane in Cordes Lake at about 12:45 pm. He had responded to the area to investigate a theft and located the suspect nearby. The man shot him before fleeing into a nearby residence and barricading himself inside. Sergeant Lopez was transported to HonorHealth Deer Valley Medical Center where succumbed to his wounds. The subject was taken into custody after remaining barricaded in the home for several hours. Sergeant Lopez had served with the Yavapai County... Read more →


Camden County Hero Scholarship Football Frenzy

Purchase by mail: 162 W. White Horse Pike, Berlin, NJ 08009 (Checks made payable to Hero Scholarship) by email: dawn@camdencountyhero.com by phone: (856)768-9656 and pay with credit card by Venmo: @cchero by PayPal: using he donate button on our website (www.camdencountyhero.com) The Football Frenzy Fundraiser works as follows: *Each individually numbered ticket has a list of professional football teams on the ticket. Each team is given a corresponding team letter/symbol to be used throughout the season. *On each ticket there is a list for each of the 18 weeks of the football regular season. Under each week is a combination... Read more →


Maple Shade Police Working With 7-Eleven to Reward Local Kids for Good Behavior

Law Enforcement Officers in Maple Shade to Reward Local Kids for Good Behavior with Free 7-Eleven Slurpee® Drink Coupons Maple Shade 15 June 2022 – The chill is on this summer as 7-Eleven, Inc. kicks off another year of Operation Chill®, the company’s signature community outreach program, which gives local law enforcement agencies an opportunity to make a positive connection with kids through free Slurpee® drink coupons. Each year, 7-Eleven donates free Slurpee drink coupons to agencies across the country for their officers to reward children they see observing safety rules, participating in positive activities, or performing good deeds and... Read more →


Pennsylvania State Police Coming to Philadelphia

AS PART OF THE “OPERATION TRIGGER LOCK” INITIATIVE PHILADELPHIA-(June 16, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--The Philadelphia Police Department (PPD) is pleased to announce a public safety program currently underway in partnership with the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP). This joint initiative, named “Operation Trigger Lock”, is aimed at bolstering law enforcement presence throughout Philadelphia’s most high-crime areas. As part of Operation Trigger Lock, PSP Troopers will work in hand-in-hand with Philadelphia Police Department Highway Patrol officers in select locations throughout Philadelphia. During this joint initiative, it will not be uncommon to see both PPD and PSP vehicles with one PPD officer and one PSP trooper... Read more →


Philadelphia Police Foundation Holding Press Conference Today to Discuss Surge in Violent Crime in City

PHILADELPHIA, PA, June 14, 2022: The nonprofit Philadelphia Police Foundation (PPF) will hold a joint press conference with the Philadelphia Police Department on Thursday, June 16 at 10:30 a.m. on the steps of the Office of Forensic Science, 8th and Poplar Streets (843 North 8th Steet). Participants include Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw, PPF President Maureen Rush, Deputy Managing Director, Office of Forensic Science, Michael Garvey, Captain Mark Overwise (Accident Investigation Division). The PPF is doing its part to help the Philadelphia Police Department address the surge in violent crime that has gripped the city. The PPF has spent nearly $250,000... Read more →


Officer Down: Deputy Sheriff Thomas E. Baker III Shot and Killed During A Domestic Disturbance

THOMAS E. BAKER, III Deputy Sheriff Tom Baker was shot and killed after he and another deputy responded to a domestic disturbance in the Birch River area of the county. He and his partner were talking to two men who had come out of a trailer. Both men ran back into the trailer as the deputies pursued them and attempted to apprehend them by deploying a Taser. Once inside the trailer, the men opened fire on the deputies. Deputy Baker was struck in the back, and his partner was wounded in the leg as they sought cover outside of the... Read more →


*Gloucester Township PD's National Night Out Is Back

Gloucester Township Police's National Night Out IS BACK on August 2nd, mark your calendars! We're excited to be back in person with our Gloucester Township, New Jersey residents- the first time since 2019! If you're thinking about holding a National Night Out Block Party in your neighborhood, contact GTPD Community Relations Bureau Cpl. Jen McLaughlin at JMcLaughlin@GTPolice.com . When you sign up your neighborhood you will receive a visit from our Police Department at your location on August 2nd! Address/Location Gloucester Township Police Department 1261 Chews Landing Rd Gloucester Township, NJ 08021 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 856-228-4500 Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Arizona Police Officer Shot and Killed During Traffic Stop

Adrian Lopez Officer Adrian Lopez was shot and killed during a traffic stop on East Fork Road in Whiteriver, Arizona, at about 7:10 pm. An altercation occurred between Officer Lopez and the driver during which Officer Lopez was fatally shot. The subject then stole Officer Lopez's patrol vehicle and fled the scene with other White Mountain Apache Police in pursuit. The pursuit traveled almost 40 miles before officers and the subject exchanged shots near Hawley Lake, during which another officer was wounded and the subject was killed. Officer Lopez had served with the White Mountain Apache Tribal Police Department for... Read more →


PHILADELPHIA PD TRAFFIC ALERT: KELLY DRIVE DETOUR – INDEPENDENCE DRAGON BOAT REGATTA

On Saturday, June 4th, 2022 at 6:00 A.M., the Kelly Drive will be detoured between Strawberry Mansion Drive and Fountain Green Drive. The Drive will remain closed until approximately 6:00 P.M. DETOURS: Inbound (toward center city) South up the Strawberry Mansion Drive ramp to Reservoir Drive, south on Reservoir Drive to Fountain Green Drive, west on Fountain Green Drive back to the Kelly Drive. Outbound (toward Roxborough) East on Fountain Green Drive to Reservoir Drive, north on Reservoir Drive to Strawberry Mansion Drive. North on the Strawberry Mansion Drive ramp back to Kelly Drive. Detour signs will be posted throughout... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD 10th Junior Police Academy

The Gloucester Township Police Department is proud to participate in our tenth year of the Gloucester Township Police Junior Police Academy. The juveniles will be considered cadets and will be given a uniform to wear every day. The Junior Police Academy consists of physical training, lectures, presentations, hands-on activities, and a field trip. The Junior Police Academy culminates with graduation for each Basic class. The Junior Cadets will learn how to march and work together as squads. Cadets will learn the importance of being physically fit, staying drug-free, teamwork, and respect. Registration opens to Gloucester Township Residents on Tuesday, May... Read more →


Philadelphia Police Announce Kelly Drive Detour for the Stotesbury and Manny Flick RegattaS

DETOUR IN EFFECT FROM MAY 19 UNTIL MAY 22 CNBNews graphic files PHILADELPHIA, PA (May 19, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)On Thursday, May 19th, 2022 at 10:00 A.M., Kelly Drive will be detoured between Strawberry Mansion Drive and Fountain Green Drive. The roads will remain closed until Sunday, May 22nd, 2022, at approximately 8:00 P.M. for Stotesbury and Manny Flick Regatta. Entrance into the regatta zone is by permit only. There will be pay gates for spectators' entrance into the parking areas adjacent to Reservoir Drive. DETOURS: Inbound (toward the center city) South up the Strawberry Mansion Drive ramp to Reservoir Drive, south on... Read more →


National Police Week and National Peace Officers Memorial Day

A Message From Chief David Harkins: "The Gloucester Township Police Department joins the community to celebrate the sacrifices and commitment of law enforcement throughout our great nation. National Police Week is celebrated May 15-21 this year, with a special somber remembrance on National Peace Officers Memorial Day on May 15. Our commitment to community policing has never been stronger. As we transition back from the pandemic, we are pleased to get back to normal. We are glad to have 24 graduates complete the Gloucester Township Police Department Citizens Police Academy. We are holding our Bike Rodeo and Neighborhood Watch Dog... Read more →


Police Unity Tour Passes Through South Jersey (video)

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews BROOKLAWN NJ (May 12, 2022)(CNBNews photo)--The Police Unity Tour traveled through Southern New Jersey today around 2 PM along US Route 130 passing by the Empire Diner in Brooklawn. Traffic was stopped at both circles in Brooklawn to let them go by. As a result there was a traffic jam starting at Market Street and Broadway in Gloucester City south to the Brooklawn Circle. Above the bicyclists peddle around the circle passing by the Empire Diner. According to a press release from the organizers the event began in May 1997 by Florham Park (NJ)... Read more →


Gloucester City PD Thanks Good Samaritans

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (April 29, 2022)--Lt. Jason Flood, Gloucester City Police Department spokesman, released a statement today thanking the Good Samaritans who aided the police in yesterday's rescue of a woman who drove her car off of Freedom Pier, King and Cumberland Sts., into the Delaware River. During the water rescue on April 28, 2022, (3) Good Samaritans helped load the female onto their boat and transported the female and officers to the floating dock of the North Wind Schooner. We would like to recognize these men for their actions: Michael Natrin (Oxford, PA), Stratis Tiniakos (Egg Harbor Township, NJ),... Read more →


“Merging Science and Safety: Addressing Gun Violence as a Public Health Issue,”

Acenda Institute of Health Innovation Announces Virtual Gun Violence Summit National Public Health Experts Join Statewide Leaders to Discuss Issues and Plan for Solutions GLASSBORO, NJ (April 28, 2022) – In light of the surge of gun violence across the nation which has become even more pervasive during the pandemic, Acenda Institute of Health Innovation (AIHI) is hosting a summit to shift the approach to gun violence to one of public health. The hybrid event, “Merging Science and Safety: Addressing Gun Violence as a Public Health Issue,” will bring together national public health experts, community stakeholders, health care providers, violence... Read more →


Winslow Township Police Department Junior Police Academy

The Winslow Township Police Department will be hosting a week-long Junior Police Academy from July 18, 2022, to July 22, 2022. The purpose of the Junior Police Academy is to provide young citizens with an Introduction to Law Enforcement. Our goal is to motivate young people to be outstanding citizens and empower them to act as positive influences in our community. It will also transform the traditional role of the police officer into a mentor and a friend while encouraging our young citizens to be partners in building safer schools and communities. When you bring police officers and kids together,... Read more →


Winslow Township Patrolman J. Ferren Honored

WINSLOW TOWNSHIP NJ--Ptl. J. Ferren of the Winslow Twp Police Department was recognized recently by the Knights of Columbus, Shane’s Castle Council #7463, for his heroics last March in saving a woman from an apartment fire. Along with Ptl. J. Ferren, various other First Responders from Winslow Township, Waterford Township, and Chesilhurst Borough were recognized for their achievements. The Winslow Township Police Department would like to thank the Knights for honoring some of our local first responders who have gone above and beyond! Read more →


$4.3 Million in Federal Funds Coming to South Jersey

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Donald Norcross (D-NJ-01) released the following statement upon passing the Funding for the People Act (H.R. 2471), an omnibus package of 12 the fiscal year 2022 appropriations bills and supplemental funding that includes $4.325 million for 10 community projects in New Jersey’s 1st Congressional District. “South Jersey voters sent me to Congress to fight for working families, and I am very proud today to announce over $4.3 million in federal investments that will do exactly that. These community projects run the gamut between helping to reduce food insecurity to monitoring illegal dumping. What these varied... Read more →


Officer Down: Just 30 days Before Retiring Lebanon City Police Lt. Shot and Killed

LEBANON CITY, PA (APRIL 1, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Lieutenant William Lebo was shot and killed as he and other officers responded to a domestic-related burglary in the 1100 block of Forest Street at about 3:30 pm. The owners of the house had returned home to discover that an emotionally disturbed relative had broken into the home and remained inside. The man was still inside when officers arrived on the scene. As a reaction team entered the home the man opened fire with a handgun, striking Lieutenant Lebo and two other officers. Despite their wounds, the officers returned fire and shot the subject, who... Read more →


Delaware River Port Authority Appoints New Chief Security/Safety Officer and Chief of Police

Police veterans, Robert Finnegan (pictured on left) and Chief Edward Cobbs, bring a combined 58 years of law enforcement experience to DRPA as it creates new and innovative ways to keep people connected safely (March 29, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)The Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) Board of Commissioners today appointed Captain Robert J. Finnegan, Sr., a 30-year veteran of the DRPA Police Department, to serve as Chief Security/Safety Officer and Captain Edward W. Cobbs, Jr., a 28-year veteran of the department, to serve as Chief of Police. As Chief Security/Safety Officer, Finnegan will manage the Authority’s strategic planning efforts related to security and... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: 87 OFFICERS HAVE DIED SO FAR IN 2022

Police Officer Christopher Gibson Dallas Police Department, TX EOW: Sunday, January 2, 2022 Cause: COVID19 Deportation Officer William Hayes United States Department of Homeland Security - Immigration and Customs Enforcement - Office of Enforcement and Removal Operations, US EOW: Monday, January 3, 2022 Cause: COVID19 Trooper John Sumter Horton North Carolina Highway Patrol, NC EOW: Monday, January 3, 2022 Cause: Struck by vehicle Deputy Sheriff Bryan Vannatta Curry County Sheriff's Office, NM EOW: Monday, January 3, 2022 Cause: COVID19 Police Officer Bart Lane Arnold Enid Police Department, OK EOW: Monday, January 3, 2022 Cause: COVID19 Police Officer Jesus "Chuy" Lara... Read more →


CNB Hunting/Fishing News: Maryland NRP February Report

Released March 22, 2022 The Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) issued citations for illegal hunting and fishing activities in February. A Hancock man was charged with violating size and creel limits for trout in Allegany County. On Feb. 10, officers were conducting patrol in Evitts Creek when they observed Jacob Logan, 30, fishing at the bridge on Smouses Mill Road. According to police, Logan caught five trout and placed them in his vehicle. About 20 minutes later, Logan returned and caught more trout, which placed him over his limit. When police conducted a conservation check, they found that Logan had... Read more →


Gloucester Township Police Assaulted by Intoxicated 20-Year-Old

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (MARCH 20, 2022)(CNBNEWSNET)--March 14, 2022, at approximately 5:58 PM, Gloucester Township Police Officers were dispatched to a motor vehicle crash involving a bicyclist at the intersection of Chews Landing Road and Hider Lane. The bicyclist had reportedly crashed into the side of the victim’s vehicle, before fleeing down Hider Lane towards Little Gloucester Road. Gloucester Township Police Officers quickly located the male subject, who was later identified as Quamine Nokes and attempted to stop him. Nokes was very uncooperative with officers and he initially denied being involved in an accident, but later admitted to not being injured... Read more →


DRPA Appoints New Chief Security/Safety Officer and Chief of Police

Police veterans bring a combined 58 years of law enforcement experience to DRPA as it creates new and innovative ways to keep people connected safely CAMDEN, NJ – Today, the Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) Board of Commissioners appointed Captain Robert J. Finnegan, Sr., a 30-year veteran of the DRPA Police Department, to serve as Chief Security/Safety Officer and Captain Edward W. Cobbs, Jr., a 28-year veteran of the department, to serve as Chief of Police. As Chief Security/Safety Officer, Finnegan will manage the Authority’s strategic planning efforts related to security and safety preparedness. In addition, he will oversee the... Read more →


Philadelphia Police Officer Arrested for Giving False Statements

ARREST AND IMPENDING DISMISSAL OF A PHILADELPHIA POLICE OFFICER PHILADELPHIA- On March 17, 2022, at approximately 10:00 AM, Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Levitt was arrested pursuant to a warrant issued for giving false statements and testimony regarding the arrest of an individual for Violations of the Uniform Firearms Act (VUFA). In 2021, the Philadelphia Police Department’s Internal Affairs Investigative Support Services conducted an audit of city-wide arrests of individuals for Violations of the Uniform Firearms Act. An investigation stemming from this audit determined that P/O Daniel Levitt violated departmental policy and committed criminal acts in reference to a VUFA arrest... Read more →


Former Gloucester City Police Chief, Bill Crothers Succumbs

William G. Crothers On March 5, 2022. Age 68. Of Deptford, NJ. Loving husband of Donna M. (Gogolin) Crothers of 47 years. Proud and devoted father of Jeffrey Crothers (Alicia), Dana Like (Brandon); cherished grandchildren, Alex, Austin, Gabriel, Ava, Amelia, Aurora, Aurelia; sister-in-law, Dot Gogolin; nephews Scott (Sandy) Gogolin, Shawn Gogolin and niece, Dawn Yushchak (Mark); former wife of Billy, Kim Crothers; his dogs, Cody and Abby; his two sisters and many friends and family. William was CNBNewsnet graphic files predeceased by his son, William (Billy) Crothers, father and mother-in-law, John and Lillie Gogolin; brother-in-law, Jack Gogolin; father, Harry E.... Read more →


Philadelphia Police Officers Involved in Barbara St. Shooting of Suspect Receive Threats, Intelligence Unit

Please note, according to the Philadelphia Police Department, the following information is preliminary and subject to change as the investigation continues. PHILADELPHIA PA (March 4, 2022-Update)(CNBNewsnet)-- The PPD Criminal Intelligence Unit has detected threats against the officers present during the officer-involved shooting which took place at 17XX Barbara Street on March 1st, 2022. Per policy, due to public safety concerns involving the officers and their families, the names of the discharging officers will not be released until an investigation into these threats is completed. Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files “Although we are unable to release the names of the discharging officers at... Read more →


Three Lower Township Officers Receive Promotions

Lower Township Police Department graphic LOWER TOWNSHIP, NJ (Feb. 28, 2022)(CNBNews)--The Lower Township Police Department recently promoted three Police Officers. One officer was promoted to the rank of Sergeant First Class (SFC), one to the rank of Sergeant, and one to the rank of Corporal. The promoted officers' biographies are listed by rank and seniority below: The Lower Township Police Department is pleased to announce the promotion of Michael Majane - Badge #170, to the rank of Sergeant First Class, effective Sergeant First Class Michael Majane February 7, 2022. SFC Majane will now serve as a police administrator overseeing Support... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN—San Jacinto County Deputy Constable Adams Shot and Killed

HOUSTON, TEXAS FEB 24, 2022 (CNBNEWSNET)—Deputy Constable Neil Adams was shot and killed with his own service weapon after being attacked inside of the PlazAmericas Mall in the 7500 block of Bellaire Boulevard of Houston. The subject was able to disarm Deputy Adams and fatally shot him shortly before 4:00 pm. The man then fled to the mall's food court where he was shot and killed by two Houston police officers when he approached him with an edged weapon. Deputy Adams had served with the San Jacinto County Constable's Office - Precinct 1 for two years and was assigned as... Read more →


Jonathan Akubu of Drexel Hill, PA., Arrested; Charged with Several Killings and Car Hijacking

PHILADELPHIA, PA (February 22, 2022)(CNBNews)--Philadelphia Police today announced the arrest of 28-year-old Jonathan Akubu from the 38XX block of Plumstead Avenue, Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania. He has been charged with several killings and car hijackings over the past several weeks in the city of Philadelphia. The Police listed the following crimes that Akubu is being charged with: Robbery- Carjacking- 76XX Elmwood Avenue On Friday, February 4, 2022, at approximately 12:12 A.M., A 45-year-old female was parking her Toyota RAV4 on the 76XX block of Elmwood Avenue. The victim attempted to enter her home when three suspects attempted to grab her bag... Read more →


Lower Township Police Dept. Remembers Fallen Officer

LOWER TOWNSHIP, NJ (February 18, 2022)(CNBNews)--Friday, February 18, 2022, will mark the 28th anniversary of the death of Lower Township Police Officer David C. Douglass, Sr., who was killed in the line of duty, after exchanging gunfire with a suspect who had just burglarized a home and then set it on fire. Officer Douglass was dispatched to a suspicious person call in the area of North Cape May. As he pursued a burglary suspect on foot, the suspect turned and shot him. Officer Douglass was able to return fire, striking the suspect in the hand, and was able to make... Read more →


CNBNews Tips and Snippets: Gloucester City Police At the Top; Lady Cop Wins Mega Lawsuit; Going Once, Sold!

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 13, 2021)(CNBNews)--Our Tips and Snippets column this week takes a peek at how much New Jersey police officers make across the state. The information was obtained from NJ.com who did an in-depth series on that topic. You may be surprised to learn that Gloucester City Police Officers make the most money out of 37 communities in the county of Camden County. Looking to see if the "Holy City" is a safe place to live a Google search revealed that based on FBI crime data, *Gloucester City is not one of... Read more →


Philadelphia Police Involved In Shooting of Armed Suspect Placed on Administrative Duty

PHILADELPHIA- On Monday January 31, 2022, at approximately 4:55 PM, PPD 9th District Officers Robert Scarpello and Monnie Beard were in full uniform operating a marked patrol car when they responded to a radio call for a “Person with a Gun” on the 2700 block of Brown Street, in front of a bar. Upon arriving at the location, the Officers stopped on the corner of 27th and Brown Streets and exited their vehicle. The Officers observed a male, later identified as Ramon Antonio Miranda, on the northwest corner, in front of the bar holding a black handgun. Both Officers ordered... Read more →


Cape May Officials Celebrating Black History, Black Health and Wellness with Roslyn Young-Daniels

Cape May Court House, New Jersey - Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland and Thomas Dawson, Cape May County Coalition for a Safe Community invites the public to a Zoom Event in celebration of Black History Month with Roslyn Young -Daniels, Founder and President of Black Health Matters. Roslyn Young-Daniels is the award-winning president and founder of Black Health Matters, the leading health promotion and disease management online platform serving the needs of consumers, patients, and physicians. She is a tireless advocate for eliminating health disparities by improving the health literacy of African American consumers and patients. A former... Read more →


Avalon's Newest Patrolman, Quar'tus Byrd

AVALON, NJ--Avalon Mayor Martin Pagliughi provided the oath of office to Avalon’s newest patrolman, Quar’tus Byrd, at the January 26, 2022 Council meeting. Patrolman Byrd will serve Avalon as our newest patrolman. The officer was born in Orange, New Jersey and is a 2015 graduate of Cedar Creek High School in Egg Harbor City. He previously served as a Class II police officer for the Ocean City Police Department. Patrolman Byrd graduated the 51st Basic Course for police officers at the Cape May County Police Academy on January 14th, 2022. Welcome Patrolman Byrd to the Borough of Avalon! Read more →


Camden Man, Age 61, Shot and Killed on Collings Rd.

Camden, N.J. – Detectives are investigating a fatal shooting in Camden, announced Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. At approximately 9:50 p.m. on January 28, 2022, officers responded to a residence on the 1400 block of Collings Road. Upon arrival, officers located a male suffering from a gunshot wound. He has been identified as Eric Beverly, 61, of Camden. The victim was taken to Cooper Hospital where he succumbed to his injury at approximately 10:15 p.m. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Kevin Courtney with the CCPO Homicide Unit at 856-397-6770... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: SECOND New York Police Officer Wilbert Mora Succumbs

Police Officer Wilbert Mora New York City Police Department, New York End of Watch Tuesday, January 25, 2022 Police Officer Wilbert Mora and Police Officer Jason Rivera were shot and killed when they responded with a third officer to the report of a domestic dispute call in an apartment at 119 West 135th Street in Harlem. When the officers arrived at the apartment about 6:30 pm, they spoke with the suspect's mother. Officer Rivera and Officer Mora went to the rear of the apartment to interview the suspect while the third officer stayed with the mother. As the officers approached... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: NY Patrolman Jason Rivera Shot and Killed Responding to a Domestic Violence Call

JASON RIVERA New York City Police Department, New York End of Watch Friday, January 21, 2022 NEW YORK, NJ--Police Officer Jason Rivera was shot and killed when he and two other officers responded to a domestic violence call in an apartment at 119 West 135th Street in Harlem. When the officers arrived at the apartment about 6:30 pm, they spoke with the suspect's mother. Officer Rivera and another officer went to the rear of the apartment to interview the suspect while the third officer stayed with the mother. As the officers approached the door to a room the suspect was... Read more →


Help Wanted: Civil Service Commission announces test for position of Police Officer in Maple Shade

The NJ Civil Service Commission has posted a testing announcement for the position of Police Officer in Maple Shade. The test is open to residents of the State of NJ between the ages of 18 and 35. Applicants must be citizens of the U.S., graduate from high school or vocational high school or possess an approved high school equivalent certificate and possess a valid NJ driver’s license. Applications are being accepted on the NJ Civil Service Commission website until 28 February 2022. See attached link for further information and application. https://info.csc.state.nj.us/Vats/WebAnno.aspx?FileNumber=34073 Address/Location Maple Shade Township Police Department 200 N Stiles... Read more →


*Gloucester City Police Department Accepting Applications for Patrolman

x REQUIREMENTS: Before proceeding, you MUST Click here and read the 2022 Law Enforcement Examination Fact Sheet. EDUCATION: Applicants must have graduated from high school or vocational high school or possession of an approved high school equivalent certificate. AGE: Not less than 18 nor more than 35 years of age at the announced closing date for filing applications for the position. In determining maximum age eligibility of veterans, the time spent in active military service during periods specified in Civil Service Commission law and rules will be deducted from the attained age. NOTE: Appointees will be required to successfully complete... Read more →


Bellmawr Police Officer Anthony Franklin Exonerated; Found Innocent Of All Charges

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews BELLMAWR, NJ (December 15, 2022)(CNBNews)--A Bellmawr Police Officer who was accused of sucker-punching a man at a wedding held at the Marion Catering Hall, Cinnaminson in May 2019 has been found innocent of all charges, according to court documents obtained by CNBNews. Those documents, dated December 14, 2020, from the Cinnaminson Municipal Court, titled “Civil Action Expungement Order, state in part, "THIS MATTER having resulted in an arrest/charge not resulting in a conviction or adjudication of delinquency (dismissal, acquittal, discharge without a find of guilt) for ANTHONY J. FRANKLIN, and it appears that the... Read more →


Moorestown Police Recruiting Future Cops

The Moorestown Police Department is recruiting for future police officers, take the first step. The NJ Civil Service Commission (NJ CSC) has opened on-line applications for the 2022 Entry Level Law Enforcement Examination testing cycle. The Moorestown Police Department will be hiring future officers from the list of candidates that successfully complete the examination. The examination is only given every three years. If you are interested in a law enforcement career with Moorestown or another Civil Service Police Department, we encourage you not to miss this opportunity. Applications must be submitted to NJ CSC online by 4pm February 28, 2022... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD Seeking Applicants

Join GTPD! Applications Being Accepted By NJ Civil Service Commission Until Feb 28th, Don't Delay! Now is your chance to start the process of become a Gloucester Township Police Officer- Join Our Team! The NJ Civil Service Commission has officially posted the job announcement for Gloucester Township, New Jersey residents! Take the first step and sign up for the exam, online applications are being accepted from now until February 28, 2022 at 4 PM- Click HERE for all the details! - https://info.csc.state.nj.us/Vats/WebAnno.aspx?FileNumber=33972 Learn more about GTPD Team! Check out our "Who We Are, What We Do, We Are Here For... Read more →


Philadelphia Police Officer Shoots 44-Year-Old White Man, Incident Under Investigation

PHILADELPHIA- On Tuesday, January 4, 2022, at approximately 6:25 PM, SWAT personnel were assisting South Detectives in serving a search warrant at 19XX S. Bancroft Street, in reference to an aggravated assault and firearms violation. The entry team formed a “stack” and positioned themselves at the front door. The breaching officers knocked and announced, twice, and stated, “Police- with a warrant”. Officer Scratchard was first in the stack and observed the decedent, Vicenzo Rudi 44/W/M, standing in a doorway inside of the garage. Officer Scratchard immediately announced “police” and ordered Rudi to open the door and to drop the gun.... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN : 2021 Honor Roll of Heroes; 491Officers Killed

From January 1, 2021, up until December 31, 2021, there have been 491 Police officers die, according to the Officer Down Memorial Page. View Statistics for Year 2021 Total Line of Duty Deaths: 491 Sergeant Gordon William Best North Myrtle Beach Department of Public Safety, SC EOW: Friday, January 1, 2021 Cause: Automobile crash Sergeant Daniel Marcus Mobley DeKalb County Police Department, GA EOW: Saturday, January 2, 2021 Cause: Struck by vehicle Constable Cecil Nunley Sequatchie County Constable's Office, TN EOW: Saturday, January 2, 2021 Cause: COVID19 Lieutenant Jeff Bain DeKalb County Sheriff's Office, AL EOW: Sunday, January 3, 2021... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Cleveland Police Officer Shane Bartek Shot/Killed by Woman who Tried to Steal His Car

Police Officer Shane Bartek Cleveland Division of Police, Ohio End of Watch Friday, December 31, 2021 Cleveland, Ohio--Off-Duty Police Officer Shane Bartek was shot and killed while attempting to take action when a woman attempted to carjack him in the 4300 block of Rock River Drive. The woman approached him in the parking lot of an apartment complex and attempted to rob him of his car. Officer Bartek immediately took police action and attempted to disarm the woman but was shot twice during the ensuing struggle. The woman fled but was later arrested along with a male accomplice following a... Read more →


Growing Up In Gloucester City: New City Patrolman Sworn-In April 1982, Retires As Deputy Chief

MEMORIES (CNBNewsnet)--Looking for some information in an old Gloucester City News we came upon this photo of Michael Kaye, who became a police officer in Gloucester City in 1982. By Wm. E. Cleary Sr. Twenty-seven years later in 2009, Officer Kaye had risen to the position of Deputy Police Chief and retired from his position with $100,000 extra in his pocket along with fringe benefits. The following explains how he and former Police Chief William Crothers walked away from their jobs as rich men. It should be noted that neither man did anything wrong to obtain the monies they received.... Read more →


Taquaysha Bell Charged in Fatal Traffic Accident that Killed a Police Officer in Atlantic City

Taquaysha Bell MAYS LANDING- A Trenton woman has been arrested and charged in connection to a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred in June 2020, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. On Dec. 15, 2021, detectives of the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Task Force assisted in the arrest of Taquaysha Bell, 29, at her residence in Trenton. Bell was charged with Vehicular Homicide and Assault by Auto in connection to a motor vehicle crash that occurred on June 19, 2020, on the White Horse Pike in Hammonton. Following Bell’s arrest, she was turned over to the detectives of... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: Illinois Deputy Sheriff Sean Riley, Shot and Killed Responding to a Distressed Motorist

Deputy Sheriff Sean Riley Wayne County Sheriff's Office, Illinois End of Watch Wednesday, December 29, 2021 WAYNE COUNTY, ILLINOIS--Deputy Sheriff Sean Riley was shot and killed after responding to assist a motorist near mile marker 115 on I-64 at about 5:00 am. Another officer responding to back him up found him suffering from fatal gunshot wounds and his patrol car was missing. The subject later abandoned the patrol car on I-64 before fleeing to St. Peters, Missouri, where he carjacked and shot a citizen. The man then abandoned the vehicle before stealing another vehicle and returning to Illinois. He was... Read more →