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Melissa Watson Saves 2 Year Old

Toms River Police Department CIVILIAN AWARD Melissa Watson On March 22nd, 2022 Officer Carolan responded to Route 37; Avon Hotel in reference to a missing child. Upon arrival, he spoke with Melissa Watson about a found 2-year old child, wandering in the middle of Rt. 37. Melissa was traveling east bound on Route 37, when [...]

By |2022-05-13T15:15:15+00:00May 13th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Melissa Watson Saves 2 Year Old

Honoring Frank Cerankowski

Toms River Police Department CIVILIAN AWARD On March 23rd, 2022 a report came in that a female victim was being choked in the middle of the road on North Bay Ave near Veterans Park. Dispatch advised a male had possibly stabbed the female and witnesses were attempting to intervene. Prior to Officers arrival, Mr. Cerankowski [...]

By |2022-05-13T15:11:11+00:00May 13th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Honoring Frank Cerankowski

Thank You to Christina Cobb

Toms River Police Department CIVILIAN AWARD On March 3rd, 2021 around 10:28 pm, Christina Cobb was working alone at the front desk of Howard Johnsons Hotel located on Hooper Ave. At this time, a female victim came running towards Ms. Cobb yelling for help. The female victim was being chased by a male suspect who [...]

By |2022-05-13T15:09:41+00:00May 13th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Thank You to Christina Cobb

2022 Police Unity Tour

Wishing a safe journey to all of the riders who began their trek to Washington DC this morning for the 2022 Police Unity Tour in honor of our brothers and sisters in blue who have died in the line of duty. Thank you to officers around the globe for your service to our communities!

By |2022-05-13T01:27:25+00:00May 9th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2022 Police Unity Tour

In response to the Attorney General's recent memo regarding the use of recreational marijuana for police officers, the Toms River Police Department, along with many law enforcement agencies in the state, will be keeping our policy intact. Our officers are not permitted to use recreational marijuana on or off duty.

By |2022-05-13T01:19:34+00:00April 27th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on

Thank You Dispatchers!

Each day our dispatchers take hundreds of calls for service from those in need. These mind-reading, quick-thinking, multi-tasking, awesome professionals are not only the calm during someone’s crisis, they are the lifeline to our officers, the line between calm and chaos, and truly our unsung heroes. Thank you to our amazing dispatch family, and dispatchers [...]

By |2022-05-13T01:25:36+00:00April 11th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Thank You Dispatchers!

2022 Junior Police Camp

The Junior Police Camp camp is a way for the department to give back to our community and give the children an inside look at our police department and law enforcement as a whole. See last year's camp video here 2022 Police Camp Application

By |2022-04-05T23:00:37+00:00April 5th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2022 Junior Police Camp

Congratulations Deputy Chief Dellane!

We would like to congratulate Deputy Chief Patrick Dellane on his promotion! Deputy Chief Patrick Dellane is a lifelong resident of Toms River. He graduated from the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey with a Bachelor degree in Criminal Justice. He subsequently earned a Master’s degree in Administrative Science from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He is [...]

By |2022-03-25T20:36:34+00:00March 24th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Congratulations Deputy Chief Dellane!

Honoring Officer Michael S. MacDonald and Officer Brian Appleby

Officer Michael S. MacDonald and Officer Brian Appleby Class B Award - For displaying a high degree of initiative, professionalism, job of proficiency and/or ability. On October 5, 2019, officers Brian Appleby and Michael MacDonald responded to the Pier 1 Motel for a male party who was overdosing. Upon arrival the officers gained entry to [...]

By |2022-03-31T18:29:30+00:00March 23rd, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Honoring Officer Michael S. MacDonald and Officer Brian Appleby

Honoring Detective Louis Santora

Detective Louis A. Santora Class B Award - For displaying a high degree of initiative, professionalism, job of proficiency and/or ability. On September 16, 2019, detective Louis Santora, a trained crisis negotiator, responded to the Stanley Tunney Bridge for a male party threatening to jump. Detective Santora immediately took over as the primary contact with [...]

By |2022-03-31T18:12:59+00:00March 23rd, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Honoring Detective Louis Santora
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