Bike Path Closed Due To Safety Concerns

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Published: September 20, 2018
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Bike Path Closed Due To Safety Concerns  | read this item

The Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) this morning has closed the bike path next to the NJ TRANSIT Roselle Park train station tracks between Galloping Hill Road and Chestnut Street. Safety concerns have arisen with railroad ties that were placed sometime yesterday after 2 p.m. on the sloping railroad bed next to the walkway. There […]

Chestnut Street To Be Closed Saturday For Car Show

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Published: September 12, 2018
Chestnut Street To Be Closed Saturday For Car Show  | read this item

This coming Saturday, September 15th, the Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) will have Chestnut Street closed from Grant Avenue to Webster Avenue from 8 a.m. until 6 in the evening. East Clay Avenue from Park Place to Chestnut Street will also be prohibited to vehicular traffic. The reason for the closure is to provide appropriate […]

Two Police Stops On Westfield Avenue End In Marijuana Arrests

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Published: September 12, 2018
Two Police Stops On Westfield Avenue End In Marijuana Arrests  | read this item

September 8, 2018 At 2:35 a.m., Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) Detective Sergeant Dominick Frino conducted a motor vehicle stop on a 2015 Mitsubishi along West Westfield Avenue for a moving and equipment violation. The driver who was identified as Anthony A. Marquez, age 29 from Hillside, was reportedly found to be driving while under […]

Police Find 14 Cats In ‘Inhumane Conditions’ When Responding To A Dispute

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Published: September 12, 2018
Police Find 14 Cats In 'Inhumane Conditions' When Responding To A Dispute  | read this item

On Tuesday, August 28th, at around 11:12 in the morning, Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) officers responded to a residence on the 300 block of West Clay Avenue for a landlord-tenant dispute. An investigation into the incident revealed that eleven (11) cats residing inside the residence and living in apparent inhumane conditions, according to police. […]

RPPD Officer Harms & RPFD Deputy Chief Thompson Honored For Rescue

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Published: September 11, 2018
RPPD Officer Harms & RPFD Deputy Chief Thompson Honored For Rescue  | read this item

Two Roselle Park first responders – Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) Patrolman Robert Harms and Roselle Park Fire Department (RPFD) Deputy Fire Chief Steve Thompson – were recognized for risking their personal safety to rescue a man from a burning car. On Saturday, May 5th at around 7:41 a.m. – the morning of Roselle Park’s […]

Cars Parked At Colfax Cut-Outs By RPHS Field Will Be Ticketed

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Published: September 9, 2018
Cars Parked At Colfax Cut-Outs By RPHS Field Will Be Ticketed  | read this item

The start of school for many means a serious change in schedules. Parents and guardians have to go back to their children’s routines, drivers have to adjust their travel time to consider school buses, but for some, it means an intrusion on not only their quality of life but a risk to safety. Such is […]

Council Appoints RPPD Patrolman Theodore Kot

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Published: September 8, 2018
Council Appoints RPPD Patrolman Theodore Kot  | read this item

The governing body appointed Theodore Kot as a Probationary Patrolman to the Roselle Park Police Department. After being sworn in, Officer Kot spoke to the audience, “I just want to thank Chief Morrison and Captain McCaffery for this opportunity, the entire town council, and the mayor. I look forward to many years of service here. I’m […]

RPPD Detective John Deegan Promoted To Sergeant

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Published: September 8, 2018
RPPD Detective John Deegan Promoted To Sergeant  | read this item

Detective John Deegan was promoted to the position of Sergeant at Thursday night’s Mayor & Council meeting. Having come to the borough in 2006, Sgt. Deegan worked in the Detective Bureau: General Investigations. Accompanied by his family at the platform and fellow officers in the auditorium, Sgt. Deegan was given the oath of office for […]

RPPD Gives Back To School Children

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Published: September 7, 2018
RPPD Gives Back To School Children  | read this item

Yesterday, officers of the Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) presented school supplies to each elementary school as part of their first annual school supply drive. The supplies included backpacks, pencils and papers and were donated to students whose families are currently in financial need. Community Policing Officer Brian Swick, in thanking residents who donated supplies […]

Shots Fired At Woodside Gardens Related To Reported Suicide Attempt

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Published: September 2, 2018
Shots Fired At Woodside Gardens Related To Reported Suicide Attempt  | read this item

At approximately 6:10 this morning, the Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) reported that a suicidal male residing at the Woodside Gardens apartment complex contacted the 911 emergency line stating that he had a gun and was going to kill himself. RPPD responded to the complex and observed the male subject through his apartment window and […]

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