Lexie met Det. Petrick last week while he was on duty at the movie theater. Lexie wants to be a police officer and walked up to Det. Petrick and thanked him for keeping everyone safe. They became fast friends [...]
Today is Miracle Treat Day at Dairy Queen on Fischer Blvd. benefitting Children’s Specialized Hospital. Our officers are happy to support such a great cause!
The Operation Watchdog program encourages residents and businesses to register their privately owned home/business video surveillance in efforts to increase safety and reduce crime. Click Here to learn more
The 2018 National Law Enforcement Exploring Conference was held July 16th-21st, at Purdue University in West Lafayette Indiana. The event is a bi-annual conference in which over 2,200 explorers from around the country get to compete in various events, and network with each other. The Toms River Police Explorer post #137 attended with 8 explorers [...]
We have some exciting things going on here at the Toms River Police Department. This month we honored our retirees, Officer Frank Bopp, Officer Mark DeGrandis and Officer David Lazaro. We welcomed our newest officer, Officer Henry Farnkoph III. And we honored Sergeant Daniel Sysol and Officer Christopher Raia (Ret.) with Life Saving Awards, Officer [...]
We are proud to partner with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ocean County for our Bigs in Blue program. Click here for more information
Officer Gambardella stopped today to cool off with some delicious lemonade at this adorable lemonade stand on Lakehurst Road. If you’re in the area of Lakehurst Road and need a cold drink, stop and see Cassidy! Thank you Cassidy!
Today we had our youth camp graduation for Class #4. It was an amazing week for all of the children as well as the instructors. To see the growth in just one week is awesome! We’d like to send a special thank you to everyone who was involved in putting this amazing experience together! [...]
The Toms River Police Department is investigating a theft of mislaid property. The theft occurred in the parking lot of a local establishment on July 4, 2018. We are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the pictured individuals. If you have any information regarding their identities please contact Det. Louis Santora at 732-349-0150 x [...]
Sometime after midnight on July 5th, an unknown white male entered the Shell Gas Station located at Routes 9 & 571. The suspect brandished a hand gun and demanded money from the clerk. The clerk complied with his demands and the suspect was able to leave with an undetermined amount of cash from [...]