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Former Ho-Ho-Kus Dispatcher Sworn in as a Police Officer for the Englewood Cliffs Police Department

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Englewood Cliffs NJ, the Englewood Cliffs Police Department is proud to announce the swearing in of our newest officers, Christopher Corra (formerly the Ho-Ho-Kus Dispatcher )and Matthew Maretic on 12/22/2022. Members of the Police Department and Mayor Mario Kranjac attended the swearing-in ceremony. The honorable Judge Carolina Calderon administered the oath of office to the new officers. Officer Corra, a Township of Washington resident, was previously a dispatcher with the Ho-Ho-Kus Police Department. Officer Maretic, a Closter resident, was a collegiate swimmer and worked for a family owned and operated business. Officers Corra and Maretic were selected after a comprehensive hiring process, consisting of a written examination, physical assessment, and thorough background investigation. The officers will attend the police academy at the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Institute in January 2023.

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Black Lives Matter Protest Organizer Hit with Police Overtime Bill

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Englewood Cliffs NJ,  A teen who organized a peaceful Black Lives Matter protest this summer was hit with an unexpected bill for $2,500 for police overtime from the borough. Obviously if you plan an event that expends police resources, you need to fit the bill. That’s standard procedure. Every town needs to do this when a permit is pulled. Pay up.

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NJ State Police and the Englewood Cliffs Police Department seek the public’s assistance with identifying a suspect for allegedly robbing a man at gunpoint in Englewood Cliffs

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 the staff of the Ridgewood blog
Englewood Cliffs NJ, The New Jersey State Police and the Englewood Cliffs Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance with identifying a suspect wanted for allegedly robbing a man at gunpoint on Bayview Avenue in Englewood Cliffs.
On Sunday, August 2, at approximately 8:30 p.m., a male suspect pointed a silver handgun at the victim, forcibly removed a watch from his wrist, and fled the scene on foot with another suspect in the direction of Sylvan Avenue.
The suspect who brandished the gun is described as a dark-skinned Hispanic male in his late 20’s to early 30’s, wearing a purple shirt, light blue jeans, and gray and white sneakers.
A detective with the New Jersey State Police Forensic Imaging Unit created a composite sketch of the suspect. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Englewood Cliffs Police Department Detective Bureau at 201-569-8088.
Anonymous tips are welcome.