We'd like to give a shout out to some Patriots at Cedar Grove Elementary who were selected to have Cookies With A Cop today for showing respect and acts of kindness toward others! The students learned more about Officer Joel, the officer in their school every day. We are so proud of these students [...]
The Toms River Police Department is announcing a partnership with the free crime and safety app ‘Neighbors’ by the Santa Monica based company Ring. This partnership is separate from but supplemental to our current program Operation WatchDog which encourages residents and businesses to register their security systems in effort to increase safety and reduce crime. [...]
We are so proud to have been part of the A Game for Megan Fundraiser! We wish Megan a speedy recovery and thank her for her service to the community. It was so nice to see everyone come out to support Megan. Thank you to everyone who was a part of putting this awesome event [...]
We had a great time at January's Coffee With A Cop! Thank you to McDonalds for being a great host! Coffee With A Cop is a great opportunity to meet your local police officers, we appreciate everyone who stopped by to say hello. Follow our Instagram and Facebook to see where we will be in [...]
Santa was pretty busy yesterday in Toms River! He visited Silverton EMT Megan who suffered a near fatal cardiac arrest in September! Santa then visited Children's Specialized Hospital and gave out toys to all the children; a tradition that was started by Michelle Yannacone and Chris Anderson years ago. Santa also gave CSH a [...]
We'd like to give a shout-out to the Citta Elementary students who showed "Citta Style" through various acts of respect, kindness and compassion. On Tuesday Sergeant Bachonski hosted the event and the students had "Cookies with a Cop" as they learned more about their Class III officer, Officer Mike.
We'd like to extend a warm Thank You to the students from Intermediate East and their IMPACT Club for the thoughtful holiday wishes! We sincerely appreciate every card. We wish all of our residents a healthy and happy holiday season. As always, stay safe!
A shattered window in a car is often a crime of opportunity when a wallet, purse, phone, laptop, shopping bag, etc. are left in plain view. Criminals will try door handles until they find one that opens, make sure it’s not yours! And please do not leave your car unlocked with the keys inside. Stay [...]
On December 2nd 2018 the Toms River Police Foundation held the 20th Annual Jingle Bells Run in Downtown Toms River. There were almost 700 runners who joined in the fun! Proceeds fund scholarships for local high school students. Special Law Enforcement Scholarship in memory of TRPD Det. Mark Catalano #187. Special donation to Hope [...]
Every day police officers put their uniform on and come to work to protect their communities at times seeing people in their darkest moments. Every once in a while its nice to have the chance to get to know the people in our community and interact [...]