Police News and Events
Public Service Announcement from your friends at the EPD.
Lock your car doors!
We’ve had an increase in auto burglaries recently and almost all of them are to unlocked vehicles. Thieves typically go driveway to driveway looking for unlocked cars. If they find a locked car they move on until they find an unlocked one. The simple act of locking your car can decrease your chances of becoming a victim.
Don’t leave your keys/key fob inside of your vehicle! If the thieves find your vehicle unlocked they will often check to see if keys are in the car or will try the push button start in the case of keyless ignitions. It’s bad enough to wake up to find that someone has been though your car, it’s even worse to find your car gone.
Lastly - if you see something, say something! If you notice suspicious activity give us a call, we’re here 24/7 @ 201-943-2200.
The Edgewater Police Department
Members of the Edgewater Police Department participated in “no-shave November” to help raise money for cancer research, members of the department were permitted to grow beards for the month of November. This year the members raised money in memory of Lt. Dennis Ring who retired in May and passed away in August, $3000 was raised and donated to the American Cancer Society. Left to right; Capt. Ed Sullivan, Sgt. Ed Ring Jr., Sgt. James Dalton, PO Dan Tarabola, Chief Donald Martin, Sgt. Bekim Dushai, and PO Mike Monroe.
Throughout the months of November and December, the Edgewater Police Department will be putting down their razors to raise as much money as they can for the Holy Name Cancer Support Community and Gildas Club. You can give the donations directly at the Police Dept. or via mail.
The Borough of Edgewater regrets to announce the passing of retired police department Lt. Dennis Ring who passed away yesterday August 19. Lt. Ring provided 29 years of dedicated and loyal service to the Borough of Edgewater, we extend our sympathies to his family.
~*~ 8TH Annual Holiday Toy Drive ~*~
Help make the holidays special for families experiencing hardships this holiday season!New and unwrapped toys may be dropped in the bin at any of the collection sites. Gift cards and donations may be brought to the Edgewater Police Department for safe keeping.
THE EDGEWATER POLICE DEPARTMENT
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE EDGEWATER ALLIANCE
& EVG’S SIXTH GRADE SERVICE CLUB
Click the flyer for more information.
The Edgewater Police Department will be participating in fundraising event to support 'Cancer Support Community' which is a fantastic group that services our community free of charge. They survive mostly on donations. We will be growing our hair in support of those who loose it. We have extended the time frame through December, i.e. Nocember.
34th Annual Torch Run
“Members of the Edgewater Police Department supported Breast Cancer Awareness Month during October wearing pink caps and badges”.
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!
You can help too by donating at:
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...
Blue Stork Pin Award given to Edgewater Police Officershttp://nj-edgewater.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/2734