When Officer Samantha Sutter and Officer Joe Mastronardy learned these kids were not wearing bicycle helmets because they didn’t have them they knew it exactly what to do. The officers sent them on their way only to return with three brand new helmets. These cuties were extremely grateful for the gesture. They were also ecstatic [...]
We received a boating call for assistance from a family off Shelter Cove Beach. Everyone on the boat was okay but there were two young girls aboard who were very upset. Officer John Mehl jumped in the water and walked out to the boat as it coasted toward shore. He comforted the two crying girls [...]
Officer Rick Karkovice made the day of these bikers! We love when the community sends us photos of Operation Brain Freeze stops!
Officer Vic Tamaro responded to the area of Hovsons Blvd for an elderly male requesting help with his 115 lb. dog whos back legs gave out while on an evening walk. Realizing it would be uncomfortable for the dog and difficult to move her, Officer Tamaro requested Silverton EMS to respond with their “Reeves” and [...]
Our first National Night Out was a great success and we couldn’t have done it without all of you! …and a little help from the weather fairy! We’d like to extend a special Thank You to the Perlmutter Family Shoprite for donating all of the food for the night, it was truly appreciated and very [...]
The Toms River Police Department participated in Toms River Schools Community Helpers Week. Officers spoke with children from PreK-8 about the tools they use to help people every day. Children were able to sit in police vehicles and pretend that they were real police officers. Thank you to the Tom's River School District for allowing [...]
We’d like to send a very special Happy 80th Birthday to our new friend Carol, and thank her for her generosity! Carol decided she wanted all of her birthday gifts to go to the Toms River Police Foundation so we can share them with the children in the community! Thank you Carol! Have a wonderful [...]
Our 2019 Junior Police Camp was a huge success. Congratulations to all of the recruits! We hope you had as much fun as we did! For camp video click here and scroll to the bottom of the page. Enjoy!
Day 4 was a blast! The recruits started off with a Military Drill and some PT. After, they visited the Monmouth County Regional High School for their Ropes Course. The teamwork and camaraderie we are building is amazing!
Each day we start off with a Military Drill and PT. Today was the perfect day to work with the CSO's and do some emergency training on the beach. We can't believe we only have two days left!