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75% of pedestrian fatalities in 2016 occurred in the dark

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Wyckoff NJ, this was issued by the Wyckoff Police Department, but it applies to all of Bergen County. Three pedestrian fatalities on Bergen County roads in the span of seven days across the County serves as a reminder of the safety rules both pedestrians and drivers should follow. These numbers could rise as the days grow shorter heading into the fall/winter season. Federal statistics show that 75% of pedestrian fatalities in 2016 occurred in the dark.

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WYCKOFF POLICE PARTICIPATE IN STATEWIDE ENFORCEMENT EFFORT “CLICK IT OR TICKET”

May 29,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Wyckoff NJ, From May 21, 2018 through June 3, 2018, the Wyckoff Police Department will be participating in the New Jersey Department of Highway Safety’s “Click it or Ticket” Campaign. The Wyckoff Police Department will be taking a zero tolerance approach to enforcing this law which provides a safety measure for motorists and the occupants in their vehicles. The enforcement shall include fixed check-points and roving patrols. This enforcement occurs on all roadways in the Township in order to enforce compliance of seatbelt usage.

Enforcing seatbelt laws plays a critical role in the WPD’s effort in keeping motorists traveling on Wyckoff roadways safe. WPD’s participation has helped increase New Jersey’s seat belt usage from year to year: Currently New Jersey’s seatbelt usage stands at 94.07%, the highest usage rate for New Jersey to date.
“CLICK IT OR TICKET”… BUCKLE UP!!!

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Wyckoff Police Department has issued a scam alert for “Donation Calls”

scam alert

February 28,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Wyckoff NJ, the Wyckoff Police Department has issued a scam alert , from time to time, residents receive calls from people claiming to be the Wyckoff Police Department or other various Law Enforcement organizations requesting donations. Please note that the Wyckoff Police Department / Wyckoff PBA, will never contact you via the telephone and will only do so through the US Postal mail. You can always request the information be mailed to you should you fear the organization calling appears to not be legit. If you need any further assistance with the organizations validity, please feel free to call our department for assistance.