Police News


Veterans Day Service Nov. 11, 3:00 PM Procession, 3:30 Ceremony
VETERANS DAY PROCESSION & CEREMONY NOVEMBER 11, 2021 Start Times: 3:00 PM for PROCESSION, 3:30 PM for CEREMONY Montgomery Township will celebrate and honor our Veterans...read more

Don't Miss the Nov. 4th Deadline for SBA IDA Loans
NOVEMBER 4th DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR PHYSICAL DAMAGE LOANS SBA Loans for Businesses, Non-Profits, Homeowners & Renters LATEST SBA BULLETIN - 10-20-21 Was your home...read more

Rx Drug Take Back Day Oct. 23
If you have expired or unused prescription drugs taking up space in your medicine cabinet, residents will have an opportunity to safely get rid of...read more

Health & Police Depts. Advisory: Halloween Safety Tips
Public health conditions are much improved for Halloween compared to a year ago, but caution is still warranted, according to the Montgomery Township Health Department....read more

POLICE OFFICER POSITIONS AVAILABLE
MONTGOMERY POLICE DEPARTMENT IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR POLICE OFFICERS, APPLY AT: https://www.policeapp.com/Entry-Level-Montgomery-Township-NJ-Police-Officer-Jobs/1376/ OUR MISSION The primary objectives of the Montgomery Township Police Department are...read more

BRIDGEPOINT AREA ROADWORK TO START OCT. 14
Milling and road repairs on Dead Tree Run Road (Bridgepoint Road to Mill Pond Road) and Mill Pond Road are expected to start on or...read more

RESOURCES FOR RESIDENTS/BUSINESSES IN AFTERMATH OF IDA
DAMAGE CLAIMS, CLEAN-UP, TRANSPORT/HOUSING NEEDS, HELPLINES If you have emergency needs as a result of Ida, call the Montgomery Office of Emergency Management at: (908)...read more

Fire Co 2 Wetdown for Engine 8 on Oct. 9th
Come join the Wetdown celebration!  This is a delayed  'christening' of Fire Co. 2's Engine 46-8, which was brought online in 2020. Montgomery Township Volunteer...read more

Bridgepoint Area of Montgomery Roadwork starts Mon., Sept. 20
Roadwork on Dead Tree Run Road (Bridgepoint Road to Mill Pond Road) and Mill Pond Road is expected to start on or about Monday, September...read more

Reminder: Deer Hunting Season has Begun
This is a reminder that deer hunting season began Saturday, September 11 with fall bow hunting throughout New Jersey. Residents are reminded to use caution...read more

9-17: Nineteen new COVID Cases; Pandemic Healing Event Monday; Storm Debris Pickup Underway; Donations Accepted for Displaced Residents; Detour for Bridgepoint Area Roadwork; Disaster Resources Available; 2021 Election Begins
NEW COVID CASES AT 4-MONTH HIGH There have been nineteen (19) new cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Tuesday,...read more

Ida Resources Center Open 9-16, 10a-2p in Manville
Somerset County and the American Red Cross are hosting a Multi-Agency Resource Center (MARC) at the Manville Library on Thursday, 9/16 from 10a-2p.  If you...read more

Mosquito Spraying in Hillsborough, Manville, and Raritan Tuesday Night
Somerset County will be conducting mosquito spraying in Hurricane Ida affected areas of Hillsborough, Manville, and Raritan Tuesday, September 14th from 7-11 PM. For more...read more

Storm Ida Road Update; Donations Accepted for Displaced Residents; If You Need Recovery Help; Removal of Storm Debris; Vaccine Clinics Friday & Saturday; Montgomery 9-11 Anniversary Events
ROAD REPAIRS CONTINUE FOLLOWING STORM IDA   A Montgomery Public Works crew repairing Hollow Road in Skillman. Montgomery Township continued to make progress recovering from...read more

IF YOU NEED HELP WITH STORM RECOVERY
Somerset County is now part of a declared Federal Disaster area, meaning that Federal relief monies may be available to residents through the Federal Emergency...read more

9-7: Six New COVID Cases; Storm Ida Update for Montgomery; If You Need Recovery Help; Removal of Storm Debris; Get Vaccinated for Work; 9-11 Anniversary Events in Montgomery; Sign Up for Fall Recreation Programs
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE SUMMARY There have been six (6) new cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery and Rocky Hill since our last report on Tuesday, 9-3-21. The...read more

Montgomery Declares State of Emergency; Avoid Travel
Photo above: Road & Bridge Damage on Rt. 601/Great Rd. in Skillman Montgomery Township Mayor Devra Keenan this morning declared a local state of emergency...read more

Somerset County - All Transportation & Senior Services Canceled for Sept. 2
Somerset County has cancelled all transportation and Senior Center services for September 2, 2021 in response to the significant flooding throughout the County from the...read more

Police Advisory: Widespread Flooding. Do Not Travel.
There is widespread flooding throughout the area. Do not travel. Multiple roads are closed throughout town. Do not drive through high water.  Fire Departments are...read more

Somerset Cty. Emergency Mgt. Urges Everyone to Stay Off Roads, Shelter in Place Until Flooding Retreats
First Responders Are Working Overtime to Address Emergency Situations Caused by Flooding; Driving on Roads Is Dangerous and Takes Rescue Workers from Other Life-Saving Work...read more

Legal Fireworks Use: Safety Reminders
There are certain novelty and ground-based fireworks which were legalized in New Jersey a few years ago. The rules on these include: Persons 16 years...read more

Police Press Release: Pedestrian Struck
On June 14th at approximately 12:39 PM Montgomery Police Department and Montgomery EMS Squad 47 responded to Sunset Road near Dorland Farm Court for a...read more

Police Press Release - Burglary Interrupted
On Wednesday June 9, 2021 at 10:16 PM Montgomery Twp. Police responded to the report of a burglary in progress at a residence on York...read more

Police Reminder: Lock Doors, Remove Valuables from Cars
Montgomery Township Police on Monday 6/7/21 investigated multiple vehicle burglaries. Police investigated the burglaries on Hartwick Drive, Autumn Lane and Comstock Lane. The thefts are...read more

EMS Blood Drive - June 8 @ Squad Building
12N to 7PM NEW LOCATION! MONTGOMERY EMS BUILDING 8 Harlingen Road Belle Mead, NJ 08502 Register for June 8th Drive at this live link: https://donor.cbsblood.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/53203...read more

Memorial Day Ceremony Announced for May 31st
SAVE THE DATE! The Montgomery Veterans Memorial Committee will be hosting a Memorial Day Ceremony on May 31st, 2021 at 9:00 am at the Montgomery...read more

Police Advisory: Lock Parked Vehicles
In the overnight hours of April 1st into April 2nd, an unknown actor(s)/ committed four motor vehicle burglaries in the Pike Run Community. The individual(s)/...read more

Free COVID-19 Testing This Sat., April 3 at Skillman Park
Somerset County to Provide Free COVID-19 Testing at Mobile Site Walk-Ins Are Welcome, Prescriptions Are Not Required Walk-ins are welcome from 9 a.m. to 1...read more

Indoor Capacity Limits to Rise in NJ from 25 Percent to 35 Percent for Certain Businesses 
Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Raising Indoor Capacity Limits from 25 Percent to 35 Percent for Certain Businesses Executive Order Also Ends Statewide 10 p.m....read more

Reminder: Stay Safe During the Holidays
Stay Safe During the Holiday Season With the dangerous increase in COVID-19 cases, this holiday season will be like no other. Travel outside of your...read more

Somerset County Public Transportation Temp. Suspended
Somerset County public transportation services reported at 7:15 AM today that they are suspended due to the winter storm. Officials will reevaluate the situation as...read more

SNOW STORM: EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS REMINDERS – 12-15-20
Heavy, wet snow is predicted for Wednesday into Thursday with the possibility of icing, which could impact power lines.  Some forecasts suggest we may get...read more

Road & Bridge Work Projects Status 12-08-20
Please follow the below links to view a report on current and upcoming road and bridge construction projects in Montgomery Township. This information is current...read more

Police Advisory: Crypocurrency Scam
Montgomery Police wish to inform residents of a scam involving cryptocurrency. Recently, a resident was contacted by a male claiming to be from the United...read more

Video: Montgomery Twp. Food Resources
In the above video, Montgomery Township Mayor Sadaf Jaffer speaks with Recreation Director Karen Zimmerman on hunger in the community, resources available for those who...read more

Police Reminder: Lock Your Doors, Remove Valuables from Vehicles
The Montgomery Township Police Department investigated a car burglary that occurred on the afternoon of Tuesday 11/24 between the hours of 14:30 and 15:45. The...read more

10-02: Schools & Halloween, Fall Deer Reminders, Bike Collection, Case Report
Montgomery Planning for the COVID “Yellow Zone” for Schools & Halloween   By Stephanie Carey, Health Officer Montgomery has been cautiously planning for the reopening...read more

Monty for Justice Tonight
Virtual Q&A on Anti-Racism Sept. 30 You're invited! Join Monty for Justice in a virtual Q&A session on anti-racism with township leaders on Wednesday, September...read more

Reminders on Visiting Municipal Offices
Montgomery Township is committed to the health and safety of our residents, employees, and the general public during COVID-19. We encourage everyone to conduct all...read more

Red Cross Blood Drive Sept. 11
Montgomery Township   American Red Cross Blood Drive   Friday, September 11, 2020 8am-1pm The Otto Kaufman Community Center – 356 Skillman Road MAKE YOUR APPOINTMENT...read more

NJ Reopening News & Montgomery Case Count
NJ GYMS CAN REOPEN TOMORROW, INDOOR DINING & MOVIES FRIDAY: ALL AT 25% CAPACITY New Jersey has now reached the latter part of Stage Two...read more

Roadwork on Rt. 601 Starts Later This Week
Somerset County has announced construction on CR601 Belle Meade-Blawenburg Road in Montgomery from 700’ West of Route 206 to Grandview Road.  This work will be...read more

PSE&G Update - 8-06 @ 9:45 AM
Update: After an intense night of work and more inclement weather, as of 9:45 a.m., PSE&G has restored power to 435,000 customers and has about...read more

Storm Recovery Resources for Montgomery Residents - Update 8-06
This is the latest update from PSE&G on power outages in Montgomery: There are currently 1330 customers remaining out in Montgomery.  There is one large...read more

PSE&G Update - Aug. 5 @ 4:45 PM
Update: PSE&G expects at least 85% of our customers still without power to be restored by Friday night, but some difficult restorations may continue through...read more

Montgomery Cooling Center Open Today-Sunday
Montgomery Township's Otto Kaufman Community Center, 356 Skillman Rd, Skillman, NJ 08558, will be open today, Wednesday, Aug. 5th, Thursday, and Friday from 8 am...read more

PSE&G Update - Aug. 5 @ 10 AM
Update August 5, 2020; 10:00 AM: As of 10:00 a.m., approximately 575,000 of our 2.3 million customers reported a power outage or damage associated with...read more

8-03: Storm on Way: Be Prepared, Gathering Safely, Emergency Rental Assistance, Case Report
Police Advisory: Tropical Storm Warning until 8 PM Tues., Aug. 4, Preparation Info The Montgomery Township Police Department and Montgomery Township Office of Emergency Management...read more

Tuesday's Storm may bring Outages, Downed Trees, Flooding - Be Ready
The following is a release from PSE&G, which includes info on preparation and how to reach them to report outages: Public Service Electric & Gas...read more

Police Release Videos of Car Theft in Progress
On July 29 at 3:18 am, Montgomery Police responded to a Skillman residence to assist Newark Police with identifying the driver of a car involved...read more

Resumption of Certain Organized Sports in Outdoor Settings
Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Allowing the Resumption of Contact Practices and Competitions for Certain Organized Sports in Outdoor Settings Governor Phil Murphy today signed...read more

COVID-19 & Systemic Racism: July 23rd Presentation
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PSE&G Tree Trimming
PSE&G has provided Montgomery with notice of upcoming routine tree trimming that will begin on or about July 20th.  They have already begun the process...read more

Police Advise Locking Car Doors to Deter Burglaries
The Montgomery Twp. Police Department investigated numerous car burglaries that occurred on the morning of Wednesday 07/15/2020 between the hours of 0130 and 0300. All...read more

Masks Required Outdoors, Workshop: Combat Racism, Business Types Open, Visit Virtual Main Street, Case Report
Masks Are Required Outdoors when Social Distancing is not possible Governor Murphy has passed Executive Order # 163 indicating that mask wearing is now required in outdoors...read more

Motor Vehicle Agencies Reopened 7-07, Lines are Very Long
UPDATE:  Very long lines have been reported at Motor Vehicle Centers throughout the State this week.  The wait time is expected to subside as backlog...read more

Out-of-State Travel Quarantine Rules: Updated State List
UPDATE July 7, 2020: Governor Murphy in a press conference today stated that three new states are added to those requiring a 14 day quarantine...read more

NJ Dept. of Health Public: Executive Directives for Youth Camps and Public Recreational Bathing
See following PDF documents from the New Jersey Department of Health: https://twp.montgomery.nj.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/DOH_20-022ExecDirWAttachmentsPools.108254.pdf https://twp.montgomery.nj.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/DOH_20-023ExecDirAmusementWPwAttach.108253.pdf https://twp.montgomery.nj.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/DOH_ExecutiveDirectiveNo20-021_ChildCare_SummerCamps_1.108252.pdf...read more

County Bridge Work & RR Xing Work Completed on Rt. 601 near Grandview
6-26-20 UPDATE: The at-grade rail crossing work is now complete.  CR 601 was fully reopened to all traffic on Friday, June 26th at approximately 4:30PM...read more

Contact Tracing in Montgomery: What You Need to Know
By Stephanie Carey, Montgomery Twp. Health Officer The term “contact tracing” has come into wide use in the United States this year, but to those...read more

Juneteeth Freedom Day: Township Proclamation
JUNETEENTH FREEDOM DAY WHEREAS, Our Country is made up of people from every nation on earth, who are declared equal not only in freedom but...read more

Most Recent Exec. Orders & Pending Reopening Info
Some recently signed orders from Governor Murphy include the following: Exec. Order # 150 - Outdoor Dining Protocols and Process to Expand Premises for Liquor...read more

Drive-thru Medicine Drop-off Sat. May 30
Somerset County Sheriff Darrin J. Russo invites county residents to take advantage of the next Rx Mission Drive-in/Drop-Off to safely dispose of unwanted or outdated...read more

Count 5-22, State Increases Outdoor Group Limits, Rec Summer Camps Canceled, Memorial Day Ceremony Mon.
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT   As of 9 am today, 5/22: NJ cases: 152,472 NJ deaths: 10,843 Somerset County cases: 4,390 Somerset County deaths: 387...read more

Final Paving of Rt. 206 Cruser Bridge Project Tonight
The New Jersey State DOT has announced that they are about to complete the Cruser Bridge Construction Project on Rt. 206 next to the Montgomery...read more

COVID-19 Case Count 5-18, Community Forum Tonight, Memorial Day Observance 5/25, All Tennis Courts to Reopen
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT As of 9 am today, 5/18: NJ cases: 148,039 NJ deaths:  10,435 Somerset County cases: 4,278 Somerset County deaths: 375 Montgomery...read more

Exec. Order #146 - Charter Fishing & Water Craft Rental Business
Executive Order 146 Charter Fishing Watercraft Rental Business Please follow these embedded links to see all gubernatorial EXECUTIVE ORDERS and all ADMINISTRATIVE ORDERS from the State Office of Emergency...read more

Executive Order #145 - Elective Surgeries May Be Performed May 26
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced at his daily press briefing on Friday that beginning on May 26, hospitals in the state will be able...read more

Executive Order #143 - Beaches, Boardwalks, Waterfronts May Remain Open with Social Distancing Measures
Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Allowing Beaches, Boardwalks, Lakes, and Lakeshores to Remain Open with Social Distancing Measures in Place TRENTON -- Governor Phil Murphy...read more

COVID-19 COMMUNITY FORUM
Monday May 18 @ 7 PM Join us live on Monday May 18th from 7-8pm when Montgomery municipal leaders will address questions on the state...read more

Executive Order #142 - Non-Essential Construction, Curbside Pickup & Car Gatherings
Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order 142 Permitting Resumption of Non-Essential Construction, Curbside Pickup at Non-Essential Retail Businesses, and Gatherings in Cars   TRENTON – As...read more

What Types of Businesses May Currently Be Open
Executive Order 107, a Statewide Stay-At-Home and Closure of All Non-Essential Retail Businesses Order issued March 21 by Governor Murphy, remains in effect at this time....read more

Beware of the Grandparent Scam
The Montgomery Township Police Department has been alerted that Grandparent Scams are happening in New Jersey and across the country with more frequency. Please read the...read more

COVID-19 Case Count 5-08, Tax Grace Period to 6/1, Montgomery Ranks Safest City, Celebrate Our Grads
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT As of 9 am today, 5/08: NJ cases: 135,454 NJ deaths:  8,952 Somerset County cases: 3,968 Somerset County deaths: 328 Montgomery...read more

Case Count 5-04, Mayor & Police Director Video, Parks Rules, Tax Payment Methods
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT   As of 9 am today, 5/04: NJ cases: 128,269 NJ deaths:  7,910 Somerset County cases: 3,753 Somerset County deaths: 298...read more

Video Message: Mayor and Police Director
In this May 4th video, Montgomery Township Mayor Sadaf Jaffer and Police Director James Gill discuss the current state of affairs in town during COVID-19,...read more

LOCAL PARKS TO REOPEN SATURDAY
UPDATE: Somerset County Parks, including Skillman Park & Somerset County Sourland Park will join Montgomery Twp. Parks to reopen Saturday, 5/02.  The County Park Commission has...read more

Case Count 4-30, Message from Police Director James Gill
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT As of 9 am today, 4/30: NJ cases: 118,652 NJ deaths: 7,228 Somerset County cases: 3,464 Somerset County deaths: 270 Montgomery...read more

COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing at RVCC on May 5 and 7
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY   There is still an opportunity for Somerset and Hunterdon County residents to get tested. The COVID-19 testing site at Raritan Valley...read more

Case Count 4-29, 2nd Confirmed Fatality, Proposed Prop. Tax Extension, Parks to Reopen Saturday
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT As of 9 am today, 4/28: NJ cases: 116,264 NJ deaths: 6,770 Somerset County cases: 3,372 Somerset County deaths: 252 Montgomery...read more

Police Advisory: Please Share the Road
POLICE ADVISE PEDESTRIAN / CYCLIST / MOTORIST CAUTION With the warmer weather approaching and more residents home due to the current health crisis, there is...read more

County Emergency Operations Center Reminder: Why The Census Counts
"Federal funding – especially during emergencies – is based on the data collected during this process!" Why a Complete Count is Important Source: Somerset County...read more

Message from Montgomery Police: Changes to Nixle Platform
The purpose of this message is to notify you of changes to the Nixle communication platform that are planned to occur at some point this...read more

Case Count 4-24 & Police Reminders on Sharing the Road
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT As of 9 am today, 4/24: NJ cases: 102,196 NJ deaths: 5,617 Somerset County cases: 2,798 Somerset County deaths: 196 Montgomery...read more

NJ Motor Vehicle Commission Operations
New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Chief Administrator Sue Fulton today announced that all agency, road testing, and inspections facilities will remain closed until at least...read more

New Dates for COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing at RVCC
Somerset County Freeholder Director Shanel Y. Robinson and Hunterdon County Freeholder Director Shaun Van Doren announced that three new dates have been added to the...read more

Update: Rt. 601 by Grandview Closed for Bridge Work
Replacement of County Bridge No. D0303, Rt. 601 over Back Brook north of Grandview The Belle Mead-Blawenburg Road (CR 601) Bridge, located approximately 500 feet...read more

TESTING SITE OPEN MON., WED., & FRI. THIS WEEK
The Hunterdon & Somerset Drive Thru Testing Clinic will run Monday 4/20, Wednesday 4/22, and Friday 4/24. County residents can make an appointment / complete...read more

DEP Statement on Closure of State Parks & Forests
STATEMENT OF DEP COMMISSIONER CATHERINE R. MCCABE ON THE CLOSURE OF STATE PARKS & FORESTS DURING COVID-19 OUTBREAK  DEP takes seriously its many responsibilities to...read more

Daily Case Count 4/07; Parks Closed; Distancing is Starting to Work; ShopRite Info
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT As of 9 am today, 4/7, Montgomery has: Cases:  32 Deaths: 0 Rocky Hill has 3 cases Age Ranges of cases...read more

Statement Condemning "Zoom-bombing" during April 2 Twp. Committee Meeting
Dear Community Members, With guidance and support from the state government, we moved our Township Committee meetings online to the Zoom platform in the middle...read more

Cruser Brook Bridge Work Continues
It is anticipated that a new traffic pattern will occur on the weekend of Saturday April 18 and Sunday April 19 on Rt. 206 near...read more

Daily Case Count 4/02 & Public Masking Guidance
TODAY’S COVID-19 CASE REPORT As of 10 am today, 4/2, Montgomery Twp. has: Total Cases:  21 Total Deaths: 0 Total Recovered: 9 Rocky Hill has...read more

NJEDA to Accept Grant Applications Friday
ON A FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED BASIS   The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) will start accepting online applications for its Small Business Emergency...read more

List of Day Care Centers
Below is a link to a list of day care centers (PDF Doc) that are permitted to be open under the Governor’s order, to provide...read more

Montgomery's Case Count 3/30 & Testing Center Info
Health Department Update March 30, 2020 RE: COVID-19 Case Counts and Testing Updates As of March 30, 2020, 1:00 pm, there have been a total...read more

Info on Closure of Non-Essential Businesses
Executive Order 107, a Statewide Stay-At-Home and Closure of All Non-Essential Retail Businesses,  was issued March 21st by NJ Governor Phil Murphy. The State has...read more

Donations of Personal Protective Equipment Sought
EXTENDED THROUGH APRIL 3 Supplies of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) are low due to the current public health crisis. As a result, Somerset County’s Office...read more

Reaching Montgomery Twp. Offices during State of Emergency
Based upon Governor Murphy's executive orders of March 21, the Municipal Building is closed until further notice with only minimal staffing. Health, Police, and Sewer...read more

What the State of Emergency Means to You
DOWNLOAD AS PDF STATE OF EMERGENCY: WHAT IT MEANS TO YOU IMPORTANT UPDATES: Health Dept.: COVID-19 Questions: Call-Line # 908-533-9319 (M-F 8-4:30) A testing site...read more
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