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If You Feel Different, You Drive Different. Drive Sober During Thanksgiving

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Glen Rock Police Chief Dean Ackermann

GLEN ROCK NJ,  The Glen Rock Police Department and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have joined forces this Thanksgiving holiday to remind drivers that whether under the influence of illegal drugs, prescription drugs, or alcohol, any form of impaired driving is deadly dangerous — and illegal.

Their message is clear: If You Feel Different, You Drive Different. Drive Sober During Thanksgiving.

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Glen Rock Police Monitor Protest Vigil

photo courtesy of Boyd Loving’s Facebook page

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Glen Rock NJ,  A uniformed Glen Rock Police Patrol Officer is assigned to monitor a peaceful weekday protest being regularly conducted by a man who claims his child was abused at a local day care center.

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SCAM ALERT: Social Security Number Scam

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Glen Rock NJ, Glen Rock Police have issued a SCAM ALERT:” I just received a phone call on my personal cell where the caller ID indicated it was the Social Security Administration. A recorded voice told me there was a problem with my SSN and I needed to speak with an agent in order to prevent suspension of my benefits. I was transferred to a male with a foreign accent.
These scams are constantly evolving and becoming more sophisticated. Please educate yourself, family and friends. Education is the only way to avoid these scams. Be very very wary of any unsolicited calls asking for your personal info. Call the GRPD with any questions if you’re unsure.”

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New Jersey law requires drivers approaching stationary emergency vehicles,to move over one lane and slow down

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Glen Rock NJ, Glen Rock Police Department  put out a reminder that New Jersey law requires drivers approaching stationary emergency vehicles, tow trucks, garbage trucks and other highway safety vehicles displaying red, blue and/or amber flashing lights to move over one lane or, if not safe to move over, then slow down below the posted speed limit.

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Three Vehicle Collision In Glen Rock Sends Two to Valley Hospital

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Glen Rock NJ, A three (3) vehicle Saturday evening, 10/27, collision at the intersection of Ackerman Avenue and Rock Road, Glen Rock resulted in two (2) individuals being transported by ambulances to The Valley Hospital. All injuries were reported to be non life threatening in nature. Glen Rock Police and Glen Rock EMS responded to the incident. One (1) of the vehicles wound up on the front lawn of single family home located in the 500 block of Rock Road. All three (3) vehicles involved in the crash were towed from the scene.

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GLEN ROCK ANNUAL UTILITY POLE INSPECTION

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Glen Rock NJ, PSE&G has hired a contractor (Osmose Utility Services, Inc.) to perform annual pole inspections for the 2018-2019 term. The purpose of the inspections is to help ensure the safety and reliability of the electric distribution system, extend the life-cycle of the poles, and reduce maintenance and replacement costs.

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HAWTHORNE MAN CHARGED WITH STALKING, CONTEMPT OF A STALKING RESTRAINING ORDER, CYBER-HARASSMENT, AND HARASSMENT

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Glen Rock NJ, Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced the arrest of CHRISTOPHER J. GREIG (DOB: 4/20/82, single; and unemployed) of 26 Parker Avenue, Hawthorne, New Jersey on charges of Stalking, Contempt Of A Stalking Restraining Order, Cyber-Harassment, and Harassment. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by members of the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Cyber Crimes Unit under the direction of Chief Robert Anzilotti and the Glen Rock Police Department under the direction of Chief Dean Ackermann.

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Chemical Spill Reported at Glen Rock Police Headquarters

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Glen Rock NJ, Glen Rock Fire Department and Hawthorne Fire Department  personnel rushed to Glen Rock Police Department headquarters, 1 Harding Plaza, Glen Rock on Thursday afternoon, 10/11, in response to a possible chemical spill within the building. Firefighters dressed in protective gear entered the building and removed at least two (2) containers of an unknown substance(s) found in a mechanical room. Glen Rock Police Lieutenant Frank Riggio stated that there were no injuries reported in the incident. He also said that it appeared as if one or more of the containers found by firefighters may have been leaking, causing the odor which triggered a phone call for Fire Department assistance.

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Glen Rock Fire Department Rescues Two Cats at Sycamore Terrace Fire

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Glen Rock NJ, October 5 , the Glen Rock Volunteer Fire Department reported that at 0222 hours this morning, GRFD was dispatched for a reported working fire on Sycamore Terrace. On arrival, Chief Jennings and Asst Chief Aguilar made entry into the basement and observed a heavy smoke condition. Engine 833 (Lt Pimlott) established a water supply and stretched a hand line. Ladder 832 (Capt Burbano) assisted with ventilation and overhaul as well as the rescue of two cats from the structure. Special thanks to Ridgewood, Hawthorne, Fair Lawn, Wyckoff and Paramus for invaluable mutual aid assistance.