Yearly Archives: 2018


Big Brothers Big Sisters Casino Night

The Toms River Police Foundation was honored by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ocean County for our Bigs In Blue Program; a one-to-one mentoring program that connects youth with police in communities throughout our nation, building strong, trusting, lasting relationships. We are the first police department in New Jersey to adopt Bigs In Blue. It [...]

By | 2018-10-03T13:05:58+00:00 September 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Big Brothers Big Sisters Casino Night

People’s Pantry Honor

                The Toms River Police Department was honored by The People's Pantry Relief Center at their annual gala. Working together for the community can only lead to great things! In the past 12 months The People's Pantry fed 47,000 people, they distributed 1.8 million pounds of food; all with over [...]

By | 2018-10-03T13:14:23+00:00 September 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on People’s Pantry Honor

OC Mall Active Shooter Drill

            It is always better to be proactive than reactive. This week our Emergency Services Unit assisted the Ocean County Mall Security with their annual Active Shooter Drill. The drill was organized by Lieutenant Bill Morsch, Sergeant Scott Eubanks and Ocean County Mall Security Director Michael Theiss. Participants were the [...]

By | 2018-10-03T13:08:25+00:00 September 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on OC Mall Active Shooter Drill

Project Medicine Drop

Lake Ridge Community residents were invited to safely dispose of potentially dangerous prescription drugs in a safe and non-hazardous manner today at their monthly meeting.  Captain James Harris and Lieutenant Pat Dellane were on hand with our Mobile Project Medicine Drop Box to collect unused and expired prescription drugs.  In 2017 we collected over a [...]

By | 2018-09-20T20:08:21+00:00 September 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Project Medicine Drop

What is a Hero?

              Aside from our new Class III officers getting to know their buildings and staff, they are enjoying building positive relationships with all of the students in Toms River Schools. We are happy to see the children are just as happy they are there. Just a few days in [...]

By | 2018-09-20T18:31:51+00:00 September 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What is a Hero?

9-11 Educational Presentation

Each year on September 11th Lieutenant Sundack presents a 9-11 Educational Presentation at High School East as an assembly for the entire freshman class. The lecture includes the history of the World Trade Center and the events of 9-11 with photos and videos. These students were not born before 9-11-01. Principal Pat Thomas requests the [...]

By | 2018-09-20T18:33:29+00:00 September 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 9-11 Educational Presentation

Sailfest – Beat the Chief Push-up Contest

We had so much fun with everyone who came out today to see us at Sailfest! Congratulations to all of our push-up contest winners!  For complete photo gallery click here:  

By | 2018-09-20T19:02:29+00:00 September 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sailfest – Beat the Chief Push-up Contest

Welcome Back 2018-2019 School Year!

          Toms River Schools start today. Thanks to cooperative efforts of Chief Little, Superintendent Healy, Mayor Kelaher, and other key players, we now have enhanced security at our facilities throughout Toms River Township. Drive Safe around our schools & help keep our children safe!

By | 2018-09-20T19:04:53+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Welcome Back 2018-2019 School Year!


Officer Dugan and Officer Polhemus made a surprise visit to Ryan's 4th birthday party today, the theme was “Police”. Happy birthday Ryan, thank you for having us. Officers Dugan and Polhemus had a great time!

By | 2018-09-20T19:07:18+00:00 September 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Surprise!

Department Promotions

At our Township Council Meeting we were pleased to celebrate five promotions within our police department. We’d like to congratulate Sergeant Scott Duncan, Sergeant James Skripko, Sergeant Kyle Martucci, Lieutenant Peter Sundack, and Deputy Chief Michael Brosnan. Congratulations gentleman! Sergeant  Scott Duncan  #303 Sergeant  Scott Duncan was raised in Brick Township and currently resides in [...]

By | 2018-09-07T20:03:39+00:00 August 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Department Promotions