Over 3,000 law enforcement officers ran the Special Olympic torch, the "Flame of Hope," across 750 miles on Friday June 9th.
Last year, $3.7 million was raised for the athletes of Special Olympics New Jersey. This year with the 34th Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run, the runners and police departments hope to raise even more for these special games. The officers ran 26 separate legs throughout the day starting at 4:45 a.m.
Edgewater Officers and students participated once again this year!
Edgewater police and students get ready for Torch Run EDGEWATER - In 2014, the first year the Edgewater Police Department participated in the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics New Jersey, Officer James Dalton expressed hope that in future years, the district's students would get involved in the fundraiser and "high-five us as we run." Read more here...
The Edgewater Police Department Will Hold “ Project Medicine Drop” Take-Back Day at the Health & Wellness Fair on Saturday September 24th, 2016 from 9AM-12PM at The Edgewater Community Center , Using a Mobile Drop Box. Edgewater residents can always bring pills or capsule medication to our
Project Medicine Drop box at the Police station that is available to the public 24/7 and the contents are secured and destroyed by law enforcement officers authorized to handle them. Please be aware that Project Medicine Drop
boxes ONLY accept household medications, and ONLY accept solid materials such as pills and capsules. To safely dispose of liquid medications or to dispose of drugs if a Project Medicine Drop box is not located near you follow these steps:
Make the medications unattractive and difficult to get to, by mixing them with
coffee grounds or kitty litter.
Pour the mixture into a sealable bag, coffee can or other sealable container. Before disposing of a medicine container, be sure to scratch out any prescription information such as your name and address, in order to protect your
identity. Read More here...