The Police Department often receives reports, both official and anecdotal, of potential telephone scams. The proliferation of rapidly advancing technology to would-be phone scammers now makes it easier for them to disguise their identities, their locations, and the phone number from which they are calling. The burdensome legal requirements that a police department must satisfy in order to compel a telephone carrier to reveal a subscriber’s information, the possibility that th
KPD Detective Lieutenant Paul Bershefski wishes people would click their key fobs more often. "Even if you enjoy a sense of security living in a nice neighborhood, it only takes a moment for a thief to walk by and notice your car unlocked. I would estimate that 95% of our car burglaries last year were the result of the public leaving their car doors unlocked," Bershefski said. Seen as a crime of opportunity, the lieutenant recounted watching home surveillance videos of thieve
KEARNY POLICE SHOOTING – PUBLIC STATEMENT OF HUDSON COUNTY PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE On September 16, 2016, a Kearny Police Department Officer was involved in a non-fatal police shooting in the Walmart parking lot located at 150 Harrison Avenue in Kearny, New Jersey. In Accordance with New Jersey Attorney General Law Enforcement Directive 2006-05 and the July 28, 2015 Attorney General Supplemental Law Enforcement Directive Regarding Uniform Statewide Procedures and Best Practices f
The New Jersey Department of Human Services, in coordination with the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), encourage Puerto Rican evacuees in New Jersey displaced by Hurricane Maria to register with FEMA for disaster assistance.
You can register by phone at 800-621-3363, or online atwww.disasterassistance.gov. The deadline for registration with FEMA is March 20, 2018.
The Kearny Health Department is sponsoring its annual free rabies clinic for pets on Saturday, February 10, 2018, from 10:00 am until 12:30 pm. The clinic will be held at the garages of the Suez/Kearny Water Department at 570 Elm Street (corner of Laurel Avenue & Elm Street). For questions, please contact the Health Department at (201) 997-0600 ext. 3500, Monday thru Friday, 9 AM – 4 PM.
Due to ongoing construction, the NJDOT plans a weekend closure of the Rt. 7 Wittpenn Bridge connecting Kearny and Jersey City. This closure is scheduled to begin Friday, 02-09-18 at 10:00 PM and end Monday, 02-12-18 at 5:30 AM. NJDOT will have traffic detours set up in the area. Check 511NJ for updates.