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Polar Bear Plunge

On Saturday February 25, The Toms River Police Department team participated in the Polar Bear Plunge in Seaside Heights to support Special Olympics of New Jersey.   With the support of the Dispatchers, PBA, FOP and everyone involved, there were 23 plungers. Our team raised $7,651.00 and was ranked 33rd out of 435 teams.  Awesome job [...]

By | 2017-04-04T16:58:52+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Benefit Hockey Game Held to Assist Injured Officer

Toms River Police Officer Brett Hansen was seriously injured when involved in an off-duty collision on the Garden State NJ Parkway on 01-04-17.  Brett’s injuries are so severe, that he required teams of surgeons to repair him. He is still in a coma and is breathing for brief periods of time on his own but [...]

By | 2017-03-01T15:18:34+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fundraiser for injured officer

The Team Hansen Charity Hockey Game is moving along nicely in the planning stage. So far, we have gotten some great raffle prizes and most notably, an authentic NY Giants autographed photo. Game tickets will be available shortly at the Winding River Skating Center or at the door on the date of the event. Thank [...]

By | 2017-02-09T16:28:27+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Toms River Police welcomes new officer and wishes retiring officer well at Tuesday night’s council meeting.

While sad to see Officer DJ Unger retire at last night’s township council meeting, Toms River Police Chief Mitchell Little said he was happy the town approved a new hire so quickly. “This is a bittersweet moment for us. We are sad to see Officer Unger forced to retire so early in his career, but [...]

By | 2017-02-09T02:38:26+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fundraiser for Injured officer

Exciting announcement! Our injured brother Brett Hansen's old police department (Camden County PD) contacted us for a benefit hockey game to help his family with mounting medical bills. The TRPD happily accepted the challenges and the game is on! So mark your calendars for February 18th at 7pm at the Winding River Skating Center for [...]

By | 2017-02-02T13:38:37+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Toms River Officer retires with a special send-off:

Patrolman DJ Unger left work for the final time yesterday and was honored by his fellow officers as he left the building. Officer Unger was proud to wear the TRPD uniform and was looking forward to a long and successful career. With only sixteen years on the job he faced the difficult decision to step [...]

By | 2017-02-01T19:03:02+00:00 February 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Community Rallies For Injured Officer

Thank you to Toms River Post 129 American Legion Riders for their generous donation to the Brett Hansen Fund. Officer Hansen is still in very serious condition at a local hospital recovering from injuries he sustained in an off duty motor vehicle crash on January 4th. We appreciate the generosity from our community as well [...]

By | 2017-01-26T15:39:42+00:00 January 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Officer Seriously Injured in Crash

To our Supporters: My name is Michael Gallipoli and I was Ptl. Brett Hansen’s background investigator and training officer. I am writing this to let everyone know what kind of person he is. Brett Hansen realized his dream of becoming a full time police officer with the Toms River Police Department in May of 2015. [...]

By | 2017-01-13T21:47:33+00:00 January 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments