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Traffic Safety Specialist Level – I Leadership Award

  Kean University honored several area Police Traffic Officers with certificates acknowledging their experience and expertise in the field of Traffic Safety.  The brief ceremony was at the Ocean County Police Traffic Officers Meeting in Toms River NJ.  Traffic Safety Officer Adam Koeppen received the Traffic Safety Specialist Level – I Leadership designation. The Traffic [...]

By | 2018-10-26T19:55:08+00:00 October 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Traffic Safety Specialist Level – I Leadership Award

True Blue Monday

  We cannot thank the entire Toms River Regional Schools community enough for their support of our Police Department and the Toms River PBA 137 Vest Fund! Seeing all of the awesome photos of the children and staff who dressed in blue in support of us was beyond heartwarming! Thank you to all of the [...]

By | 2018-10-26T19:49:12+00:00 October 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on True Blue Monday

Peace Pole Dedication

We were truly honored to be invited to Silver Bay Elementary School for their Peace Pole Dedication Ceremony presented by their 4th grade students. This touching ceremony was filled with the children's ideas of what peace looks like to them. They sang and signed What A Wonderful World and ended with Put A Little Love [...]

By | 2018-10-26T19:43:26+00:00 October 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Peace Pole Dedication

A Gift For Wilmington Police Department

                After Hurricane Sandy we received donations and support from near and far. When we are able to pay it forward we do our best to seize the opportunity. Awesome job Officer Koeppen for organizing this amazing care package to send to Wilmington NC who suffered severe damage [...]

By | 2018-10-26T19:30:53+00:00 October 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Gift For Wilmington Police Department

Coffee With A Cop – Silverton McDonald’s

Thank You everyone who was able to stop by and spend some of their morning with us at Coffee With A Cop, we truly enjoyed spending time with all of you!  We have to give an extra special Thank You to everyone at McDonald's in Silverton for being such gracious hosts to an awesome event! [...]

By | 2018-10-26T19:51:36+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Coffee With A Cop – Silverton McDonald’s

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?