Part Of West Colfax Avenue To Be Closed Saturday

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Published: June 28, 2018
Part Of West Colfax Avenue To Be Closed Saturday  | read this item

West Colfax Avenue from Hazel Street to Laurel Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic on Saturday, June 30th. The road will be blocked from 2 p.m. till 11 o’clock at night to accommodate for the borough’s fireworks event. The Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) asks drivers and area residents to plan alternate routes. The […]

Pedestrian Struck By Vehicle On Westfield Avenue Dies Of Injuries

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Published: June 13, 2018
Pedestrian Struck By Vehicle On Westfield Avenue Dies Of Injuries  | read this item

Yesterday, June 12th, at around 1:40 p.m., Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) officers responded to the area of East Westfield Avenue at Pershing Avenue for a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian and a 2006 4-door Ford F-150 pick up. Officer first arriving on-scene found 78-year-old female victim, Lut Kwok Yeung, lying unconscious on the […]

Police Activity Report: May 5 – 24, 2018

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Published: May 31, 2018
Police Activity Report: May 5 - 24, 2018  | read this item

May 5, 2018 At 11:42 p.m., Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) officer Avsar Patel conduct Township,ed motor vehicle stop on a 2006 Honda at the intersection of Sheridan Avenue and East Grant Avenue for several equipment violations. The passenger of the vehicle, Ashley Villela, age 21 of Union was found to be in possession of […]

Fire Department Memorial Service On May 16th

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Published: May 9, 2018
Fire Department Memorial Service On May 16th  | read this item

Roselle Park’s annual Fire Department Memorial Service will be on Wednesday, May 16th. The ceremony will be attended by members of all three hose companies in the borough which are Lorraine Hose Co. #1 (Sherman Avenue @ East Westfield Avenue), Central Hose Co. #2 (Chestnut Street @ West Lincoln Avenue), and Faitoute Hose Co#3 (Laurel […]

Police Body Camera Captures Rescue Of Man From Burning Car

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Published: May 8, 2018
Police Body Camera Captures Rescue Of Man From Burning Car  | read this item

On Sunday May 5, 2018 at 7:41 am, Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) received several calls concerning a vehicle parked on the 100 Block of West Lincoln Avenue. A concerned caller initially reported a strange noise coming from a vehicle causing a smoke condition. The caller reported the vehicle was possibly occupied. A subsequent 9-1-1 […]

Job Openings For Five Municipal Positions

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Published: May 8, 2018
Job Openings For Five Municipal Positions  | read this item

The borough clerk’s office has posted five (5) positions. They are: Casano Center Bus Driver Casano Center Desk Person Crossing Guard DPW Superintendent Economic Development Coordinator The Casano Center has been seeking a part-time bus driver since  January of this year. Applicants must have a Class C Driver’s License with Passenger Endorsement or Class A and […]

Driver Who Reportedly Led RPPD In Car Chase Arrested In Westfield

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Published: May 7, 2018
Driver Who Reportedly Led RPPD In Car Chase Arrested In Westfield  | read this item

On Saturday, May 5th, at approximately 1:12 in the morning, Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) Officer Ryan Hokanson attempted to conduct a motor vehicle stop on a 2007 grey Mazda along East Westfield Avenue at Chestnut Street for equipment violations. The Mazda reportedly sped away from Officer Hokanson and a pursuit was initiated. The driver […]

Council Discussed Dryer Fire Safety

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Published: April 16, 2018
Council Discussed Dryer Fire Safety  | read this item

According to the United States Fire Administration, 2,900 home clothes dryer fires are reported each year and cause an estimated five deaths, 100 injuries, and $35,000,000 in property loss. Failure to clean the dryer is the leading cause – more than one out of every three – of home clothes dryer fires. At the April […]

RPPD To Host Presentation In May On Current Drug Trends

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Published: April 12, 2018
RPPD To Host Presentation In May On Current Drug Trends  | read this item

The Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD) through its Community Policing Unit will host a presentation to help parents and guardians become familiar with current drug trends. The free informative event is open to the public ad will be held on Tuesday, May 8th, at 7 p.m. at the Roselle Park Municipal Complex. A speaker from […]

RPPD To Offer Free Baby & Toddler Car Seat Safety Inspection

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Published: April 8, 2018
RPPD To Offer Free Baby & Toddler Car Seat Safety Inspection  | read this item

Roselle Park Police Department’s (RPPD) Community Policing Unit (COP) along with the Safe Kids Coalition and the Union County Police Department will be hosting a Baby & Toddler Car Seat Safety Inspection at the Michael Mauri Park parking lot. The event is free and open to the public. The public service will take place on […]

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