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Wanted for Bank Robbery

We are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a male who is alleged to be involved in bank robbery at the Wells Fargo Bank at 1700 Route 37 East in Toms River. Anyone with information should contact Detective Randy Petrick at 732-349-0150 extension 1235 or email

By | 2018-03-20T16:54:16+00:00 February 12th, 2018|BE ON THE LOOK OUT|Comments Off on Wanted for Bank Robbery

UPDATE – Apprehended

New Wig - New Town: Wanted Woman Strikes Again Since our press release two days ago we have generated 187,000 views on Facebook and numerous tips that we are following up on. After our postings we were contacted by Manasquan Bank in Howell Township. We were advised that our wanted female attempted to cash stolen [...]

By | 2018-06-15T12:48:32+00:00 February 1st, 2018|BE ON THE LOOK OUT|Comments Off on UPDATE – Apprehended

Huge Thank You

This past September was our 27th Annual Vest-A-Cop. The day before the event, after learning Vest Fund had been nearly depleted last year, Jeremy Grunin of The Jay and Linda Grunin Foundation, offered to match all funds raised at our event. Today on behalf of the Toms River PBA 137, Officer Nicholas Franco and Chief Little presented Jay and [...]

By | 2018-03-06T19:46:18+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Huge Thank You

APP Readers Choice

We are so honored to receive this award!  Asbury Park Press Readers Choice Winner – Best Police Department in Ocean County - Thank you to everyone that voted for us.

By | 2018-03-06T19:41:16+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on APP Readers Choice

Happy New Year!

Have a happy, healthy and safe New Year! Please get home safe, do not drink and drive. We'd like to remind everyone that not only are fireworks dangerous and illegal to set off, especially in a residential neighborhood, but something you may not have thought of is they can also be a trigger for combat [...]

By | 2018-03-06T19:40:54+00:00 December 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Happy New Year!

Code Blue

CODE BLUE ALERT: A Code Blue alert is declared whenever temperatures drop below the freezing point and weather conditions pose a danger to the homeless population. The Code Blue Alert allows authorities to take homeless people to local shelters or other agencies, known as Warming Centers. These shelters make additional beds and space available until [...]

By | 2018-03-06T19:40:22+00:00 December 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Code Blue

Shore 2 Help

   This week the Toms River Police Department sent care package to the Beaumont Texas Police Department. To personalize the donations, the boxes were filled with PBA blankets donated by the Toms River Police Foundation, and along with over $3000 in gift cards that we were able to purchase through the generous donations of our employees, the [...]

By | 2018-03-06T19:37:41+00:00 December 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Shore 2 Help

2017 Jingle Bells 5K Run

    On behalf of the Toms River Police Foundation, Jingle Bells Run, we want to thank all the runners who came out to enjoy our 19th annual 5K run. Special thank you to our officers and staff who helped keep everyone safe.  We had one of our best runs ever; it is because of the support [...]

By | 2018-03-06T19:38:30+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2017 Jingle Bells 5K Run

A Busy November

              November was a bitter-sweet month for the Toms River Police Department.  We are sad to see Sergeant Timothy Sysol retire.  Sgt. Sysol’s incredible work ethic, professionalism and fantastic sensor of humor will be greatly missed on a daily basis, but he is forever part of our TRPD family!  [...]

By | 2018-03-06T19:51:05+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Busy November

Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore – Dancing with the Stars

We are very grateful to all those who supported Detective Grosse in his Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore - Dancing With the Stars debut! The judges were outstanding and spot on with their critiques. To keep judging fair, Chief Little stepped away from the judges table, replaced by a substitute, during Tom's dance. It [...]

By | 2017-11-20T19:19:48+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore – Dancing with the Stars