Here's something that we don't see every day in Toms River - a runaway horse. While on patrol, Officer Inglis observed a horse running north on Massachusetts Ave in the area of Route 70 without its owner. Several attempts were made to stop the horse but were unsuccessful. The horse continued east on Route [...]
The Mother’s Against Drunk Driving (MAAD) annual award breakfast honors the top 700 cops out of the 34,000 in the state in DWI arrests. Congratulations to our very own Officer Robert Westfall and Officer Adam Koeppen for being nominated for awards this year. This is Officer Westfall’s 8th “Top Cop” award for having the most [...]
If you were a Toms River/ Dover Township resident 77 years ago this month, in 1941, you would be polishing your shoes and pressing your best slacks. The Bay Shore Inn was hosting the 9th Annual Police Ball. For the bargain price of 50 cents you could hear the Rhythm Queens 12 piece all girl [...]
This morning, Officer Jay Putkowski rescued a fawn who was stranded and vulnerable. Officer Putkowski gently wrapped the young deer with some towels and contacted the Wildlife Rescue Center. The deer is healthy and was named “Buck.” Officer Putkowski hopes to team up with wildlife official to help locate “Bucks” mother and reunite the family.
We would like to wish all officers participating in the 2018 Unity Tour a safe journey. Over 500 riders began their ride from New Jersey to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C this morning. Their hope is to bring awareness of Police Officers who have died in the line of duty and [...]
The Toms River Police Foundation was pleased to award scholarships to these well-deserving students from the four high schools in Toms River. The scholarships are from the 19th Annual Jingle Bells Run and are selected by the race committee. We would like to thank Toms River Schools TEAM program and the Donovan Catholic Interact program [...]
Once upon a time going to work with your child was just like any other day. Not at Toms River Police Department! It started with about 5 kids sitting next to their parents desks for the day when Chief Little thought to give them a break and take them for a tour of the building and ride [...]
Thank you Applebee's Toms River for their charitable donation, generated from their Grand Re-Opening, to our police and fire departments! We are truly grateful for Applebee's continued support of Emergency Services. If you have not been in to see the renovations and new menu yet, today is a great day to try it out.
Toms River PBA & The Special Olympics of New Jersey: Perfect Together! Over the past week, the Toms River PBA joined the Special Olympics of NJ in different events across the state. The SONJ Area 6 Swim Championships were held in Toms River and our members volunteered to help the athletes and present them with the [...]