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Meet Lexie!

                                  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 [...]

By | 2018-08-20T19:32:37+00:00 August 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Meet Lexie!

Miracle Treat Day

  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!

By | 2018-08-17T00:35:39+00:00 August 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Miracle Treat Day

We’re Hiring Class III Officers

We are accepting applications for the position of Special Police Officer. The Special Police Officer, under the direction of the Chief of Police, shall conduct armed safety and security duties in their assigned schools within the Township of Toms River.       Minimum Qualifications: -The applicant must be a retired law enforcement officer less [...]

By | 2018-09-07T20:06:08+00:00 August 1st, 2018|Police Alerts|Comments Off on We’re Hiring Class III Officers

Let’s Work Together!

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

By | 2018-08-01T20:08:24+00:00 August 1st, 2018|Police Alerts|Comments Off on Let’s Work Together!

2018 National Law Enforcement Exploring Conference

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 [...]

By | 2018-08-17T00:30:16+00:00 August 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2018 National Law Enforcement Exploring Conference

July 2018 News

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 [...]

By | 2018-07-31T21:12:40+00:00 July 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on July 2018 News

Bigs in Blue at Blue Claws

We are proud to partner with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ocean County for our Bigs in Blue program. Click here for more information

By | 2018-08-17T00:19:12+00:00 July 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Bigs in Blue at Blue Claws

Lemonade Anyone?

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!

By | 2018-08-17T00:05:10+00:00 July 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Lemonade Anyone?

Welcome to Police Camp…

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!   [...]

By | 2018-08-17T00:10:02+00:00 July 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Welcome to Police Camp…


  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 [...]

By | 2018-08-01T19:58:38+00:00 July 11th, 2018|BE ON THE LOOK OUT|Comments Off on WANTED FOR THEFT