Operation Brain Freeze

The Toms River Police Department will be running its third annual "Operation Brain Freeze" to promote compliance with helmet laws in an attempt to prevent traumatic brain injuries. Police spokesman Ralph Stocco says that this year's campaign is set to begin Wednesday June 22nd and will run through September 4th 2016. Last year we had [...]

By | 2016-06-23T12:35:53+00:00 June 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments


Mayor Thomas Kelaher, Police Chief Mitchell Little, and the entire town council were pleased to have made three promotions last evening. Pictured from left to right are Sergeant Thomas Dugan, Lieutenant Christopher Anderson, Mayor Thomas Kelaher, Sergeant Robert Burczyk, and Councilman Kevin Geoghegan. These promotions were made to fill three vacancies that occurred due to [...]

By | 2016-06-07T12:45:53+00:00 June 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Jersey Mikes Donation

We met up with Kevin Smith of Jersey Mikes in Toms River this week. Kevin runs the sub shop at 1840 Hooper Avenue and recently held a fundraiser to benefit our local police officers. He donated a portion of his sales last Wednesday to the Police Foundation. Kevin presented a check in the amount of [...]

By | 2016-05-26T14:23:10+00:00 May 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Scholarships Awarded

Toms River Mayor Thomas Kelaher, Police Chief Mitchell Little, and the entire Council recently awarded scholarships for seven local high school students. On April 26th, at a public council meeting, the two men handed out the awards to the graduating seniors in amounts ranging from $500 to $1,500 each. Many of the students participated in [...]

By | 2016-04-29T14:56:08+00:00 April 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Donation to Chariot Riders

Police Chief Mitchell Litte and retired Lt. Jim Everett recently delivered a check for $2,000 to the Chariot Riders of Manchester New Jersey. This donation was as a result of funds raised at last year’s Jingle Bell Run. Chariot Riders provides therapeutic equine programs for persons with disabilities.

By | 2016-04-15T13:01:48+00:00 April 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Citizen award given for baby rescue

TOMS RIVER: By Jean Mikle, Asbury Park Press-- William Copes received a proclamation from the mayor and Township Council and a glass statue from Police Chief Mitchell Little for his heroic actions in saving a baby from a car crash last month, but there was something else he wanted more than anything Tuesday night. "Can [...]

By | 2016-04-13T11:54:13+00:00 April 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

National Telecommunicators Week April 10th to 16th

In honor of National Telecommunicators Week we want to honor and recognize all of our police dispatchers. They are the unsung heroes of the law enforcement community. They are the lifeline between us and the citizens we protect. Please take a minute to read the Dispatchers Poem Dispatchers Poem I Take A Breath As I [...]

By | 2016-04-12T12:12:03+00:00 April 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Now hiring summer crossing guards

The position for Part Time - Seasonal Crossing Guard is now available in the Police Department. This position will be utilized during the summer beach season. Please visit the Toms River Township website and click on the JOB POSTINGS link at the top of the page.

By | 2016-04-06T20:07:06+00:00 April 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments