"Register Ready – New Jersey’s Special Needs Registry for Disasters" allows New Jersey residents with disabilities or access and functional needs and their families, friends, caregivers and associates an opportunity to provide information to emergency response agencies so emergency responders can better plan to serve them in a disaster or other emergency. The information collected here is confidential and will not be available to the public. The information will be held secur
Effective immediately the Kearny Police Department will no longer take temporary custody of stray domestic animals. In the past, police officers often attempted to transport loose dogs and cats to police headquarters where they were held temporarily in cages to await animal control authorities. Likewise, citizens often dropped off found dogs and cats at the Laurel Avenue police station to await reunification with their owners. In an effort to avoid employee dog bites after re
Advisory: NJ Transit will suspend bus service at 3pm with all buses removed from roadways by 5pm, March 21, 2018. Rail schedules may be altered due to weather. Check njtransit.com or 511nj.com for updates.
NOTICE: First we would like to wish all residents a happy 2nd day of Spring! Secondly, here is your snow plow and parking announcement:
The DPW will be plowing curb to curb on snow emergency streets starting tomorrow March 22nd at 9:00am. Any vehicle parked on one of these streets after 9:00am tomorrow is subject to ticketing and tow. The snow emergency streets are as follows:
Kearny Avenue - Entire Length
Bergen Avenue - Entire Length
Belgrove Drive - Entire Length
A great way to get quick updates on statewide travel restrictions and other issues affecting state highways is to check the website 511nj.org operated by the New Jersey Department of Transportation. For local public safety issues, we will push out updates via kearnypolice.org and social media as soon as we have them. For information on how the storm might alter other town services, look for announcements on the Town of Kearny website, kearnynj.org.
Gov. Phil Murphy has declared a state of emergency due to the impending winter storm. The state of emergency took effect at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, March 20, 2018. It will last until rescinded by the governor. As of this writing, no travel bans have been announced; however the Kearny Police Department urges motorists to use extreme caution as snow and precipitation accumulate. Please try to avoid unnecessary travel during extreme weather conditions. Please treat downed wires as p
It may not feel like spring is right around the corner, but daylight savings time is here again. The Kearny Police Department offers this friendly reminder to check the time on your home and business surveillance camera digital video recorders (DVRs) to ensure they match daylight savings time. Kearny residents and businesses recognize that public safety is a community effort. We thank the public for their assistance in keeping accurate video recorder time stamps.
The Department of Public works will be conducting snow removal operations today starting at 2pm. Parking is prohibited on four snow emergency streets after 2 pm today. The four snow emergency streets are as follows: The entire length of Kearny Avenue. The entire length of Belgrove Drive. Midland Avenue between Belgrove Drive and Schuyler Avenue. Bergen Avenue between Passaic Avenue and Harrison Avenue. Any vehicle parked on a snow emergency street after 2pm today may be tick