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New Jersey Transit Police apprehend man concealing handgun receiver and magazine during patrol ⁣

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Newark NJ, during an evening patrol on January 19th, Officer Candia and Officer Hollis observed a seated subject who was smoking on the platform at Newark Penn Station. As the subject rose to accept a smoking summons, the officers observed a visible handgun magazine. Believing the subject to then be armed, the officers investigated further and found that the subject was illegally concealing a handgun receiver and narcotics. The subject was arrested.⁣

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New Jersey Transit Police Officers and Travelers Combined Efforts to Save a Commuter’s life

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Secaucus NJ,  New Jersey Transit Police officers and travelers combined efforts to save a commuter’s life recently. In November, Officer Yahm was notified of a possible stroke victim on a train at Secaucus Junction. There, he located an unresponsive commuter on a waiting train. A fellow traveler was administering chest compressions.⁣

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New Jersey Transit Police Officers Help Track Down Hoboken Bank Robbery Suspect

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Hoboken NJ, on Thursday, 9/16/21, New Jersey Transit Police Officers were alerted to a report of a bank robbery in Hoboken NJ. Officers initiated checks of the surrounding area for anyone matching the suspect’s description. New Jersey Transit Police Officers Officers Markowitz and Ristovski were patrolling at Hoboken Terminal and observed a matching suspect. The suspect was attempting to flee onboard a Path train. Together with a plain clothes Hoboken Police Detective, the officers handcuffed the suspect and recovered a large sum of money. Uniformed Hoboken Police Officers took custody of the suspect and the New Jersey Transit Police Officers returned to service.

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NJ Transit Police Locate Missing Autistic Child

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Newark NJ, A missing autistic child located and a family reunited thanks to diligent police work initiated by an observant commuter.

On Tuesday night, NJ Transit Police Officer Brian Zavistovski responded to a commuter’s tip describing a little girl who was possibly in need of help at Hoboken Terminal. Upon locating the juvenile, Officer Zavistovski immediately recognized communication barriers. The 10-year-old juvenile was non-verbal and she did not respond to his attempts to communicate.

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