Great Job Officer Drawdy and K-9 Roma!!
Officers Mott and Kriete, along with their K-9 partners Kelly and Zico, performed a demonstration at the Leonardo State Marina as part of the first annual two week Bayshore Adventure Program.The teams were very well received by everyone in attendance.
ALL NEW JERSEY STATE PARKS, FORESTS AND HISTORIC SITES TO RE-OPEN ON TUESDAY, INDEPENDENCE DAY With the state budget agreement now in place, the State Park Service is now engaging its parks re-opening plan for the Independence Day holiday on Tuesday. DEP Commissioner Bob Martin announced this evening that all state parks, forests, historic sites and recreation areas will re-open on Tuesday, July 4, 2017, including Liberty State Park and Island Beach State Park in the morning. Visitors are encouraged to consult with the New Jersey State Parks, Forests & Historical Sites Facebook page, where alerts will be posted as each location reopens on Tuesday.
Due to the government shutdown in the State of New Jersey, all State Parks, Forests, Historic Sites, and Recreation Areas will be closed until further notice. All public events happening at these venues have been canceled. All camping reservations have also been canceled. If you are currently in one of our camping areas, you will need to leave your site by 11:00 am on Saturday July 1st. Swimming is not permitted while the parks are closed. New Jersey State Park Police will be enforcing the closure and patrolling the parks grounds during this time. If you notice any suspicious activity near a State Park, State Forest, Historic Site, or Recreation Area during this time please call 1-877-WARN-DEP (1-877-927-6337). Please visit the New Jersey State Park & Forestry website http://www.nj.gov/dep/parksandforests/ for any updated information. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause over your holiday weekend.
The New Jersey State Park Police is seeking public assistance with identifying an aggravated assault suspect. On June 19th 2017 at 5:00 pm a 25 year old female victim was running on the Parvin Lake Trail aka the “green trail” in Parvin State Park (701 Almond Road Pittsgrove NJ) when a white male suspect near a foot bridge grabbed her by the shoulder and struck her in the face and neck area with a stick. The victim was able to strike the suspect in the face and run to the Parvin State Park Camp Sites where she met up with a NJ State Trooper. The victim was not seriously injured and refused medical attention on scene. The suspect may have signs of facial injuries from the altercation. The NJ State Park Police were assisted by the NJ State Police-Bridgeton Barracks and a sketch was completed by the NJ State Police Composite Artist Unit. The suspect in this assault is described as the following: approximately 20-30 year old fair skinned White male with red cheekbones, approximately 6'2" and skinny build, brown eyes, short dirty blonde hair, brushed forward, wearing a black tee shirt and dark navy blue sweatpants style shorts Please contact the NJ State Park Police Detective Bureau with any information regarding this incident at 1-877-927-6337.
Great job all involved!! Keep up the good work.
The New Jersey State Park Police would like to congratulate the following officers for the awards they received at the 2017 Annual Department Awards Ceremony. Great job done by all!!! Citation of Meritorious Service Award: Sergeant Timothy Kasony Detective Steve Franzone Life Saving Award: Officer Jeremiah Clancy Officer Hosnick Martinez Letter of Commendation: Sergeant Amanda Smith Detective Sergeant Stephen Stoker Detective Brian Calloway Detective Douglas Lemyre Officer Bairon Serna Officer Wayne Beck Officer Charles Amicone Letter of Recognition: Sergeant George Fedorczyk Detective Brian Calloway Officer John Kline Officer Richard Maxie Officer Michael Verbeke Officer Michael Laver Officer Peter Bender Officer Bairon Serna
All State Offices will be closed tomorrow 2/9, due to the impending snow storm.
*******************Update******************* The ATV was recovered in Washington Township, NJ today. Thank you all for sharing this post. ********************************************* Let's see if we can help find this stolen ATV. It's a 2004 Honda 400 EX that was stolen from a farm in Shamong, NJ yesterday between 4am and 7am. It it has very distinctive gold rims, gold handle bars, gold motor mounts, many aftermarket parts. The owner is offering a reward to anyone that can help find it. Please contact the NJ State Park Police at 1-877-WARN-DEP if you have any information that would help us locate the stolen ATV.
The New Jersey State Park Police would like to take this opportunity to wish you and your family a Happy New Year! If you are going out this weekend, please drink responsibly and plan ahead to have a sober driver! The NJSPP will be out in force and K9 Kelly has ZERO Tolerance for people driving intoxicated!!!
Thank you everyone who donated to our 13th annual District 1 toy drive. The officers collected over 500 gifts for less fortunate families this year.
The NJ State Park Police Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over 2016 Year End Crackdown will begin on December 9, 2016 and continue through January 1, 2017. The holiday season is one of the most deadly times on our roadways due to impaired driving. There will be no warnings and no second chances. Zero tolerance. If you drive drunk, we will catch you. Please find a designated driver. (Photo of vehicle curtesy of Mike Familant)
Our first annual No Shave November fundraiser this year was sucessfull! We had 56 Officers participate raising $3,380, including a donation from our PBA matching total donations from their memebrs. The money raised was donated to the St. Judes Children's Research Hospital for cancer research. Here are photos of a few of the officers who participated.
Happy Thanksgiving from the NJ State Park Police. Be safe, please don't drink and drive.
The New Jersey State Park Police in District 1, which is the southern region of New Jersey, are holding their 13th annual holiday toy drive. The toy drive is being held from now till December 8th, 2016. We are accepting donations of new, unwrapped toys for ages newborn through 18 years old. Drop off locations include: Batsto Visitors Center Farmer John's Food Market Nesco Liquor Sweetwater Country Cuboard NJSPP Disctrict 1 Headquarters All donations benefit the local community. Any questions please contact Sgt Amanda Smith at 609-964-6114.
Officer Clancy and Officer Martinez greeting trick-or-treaters at a Halloween event at Liberty State Park on Saturday, 10/29/2016. Photo curtesy of Kristan McAliney.
Starting Tuesday, November 1st, 2016 members of the New Jersey State Park Police will participate in the web-based fundraising campaign raising funds to support cancer prevention, research, and education. If you would like to share support please pledge out team: no-shave.org/team/NJSPP
Congratulations Officer Lewis Dueñas and Officer Merl Van Sickle on your successful graduation from the Ocean County Police Academy. Good luck on your law enforcement career and be safe out there!
Great job Officer Amicone!!
Officer Rodriguez and K9 Cabo attended Livingston Police Department’s National Night Out Event. The event was very well attended and the NJSPP K9 teams were a popular attraction.