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New Jersey Transit Police Detectives are Investigating a New Cell Phone Scam

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Ridgewood NJ, New Jersey Transit Police Detectives are investigating a recent cell phone scam like the below pattern. Although this scam occurs abroad, we want you aware when traveling the system.

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Stolen Dog Recovered after Joint Effort by New Jersey Transit Police and Multiple Law Enforcement Agencies

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Bayonne NJ, this pictured pup, “Rocco” was recently taken off his owner’s front porch in Bayonne New Jersey. The owner was attending to yard work while Rocco was briefly out of sight. Several actors entered the property, detached the leash securing Rocco, took him and fled towards the NJ TRANSIT 45th Street Station.⁣

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New Jersey Transit Police Officer Renders life Saving Aid at Severe Crash⁣⁣ on Route 21 in Newark

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Newark NJ, On Wednesday, July 12, NJTPD K9 Officer Michael Brown was traveling north on Route 21 in Newark. He saw a violent motorcycle accident unfold. The motorcycle’s operator was ultimately thrown over a guardrail. The operator was severely injured and suffered a large, traumatic chest wound. His rib cage and vital organs were exposed, and he showed signs of a collapsed lung. Officer Brown knew the man would perish without intervention.⁣⁣

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⁣As a Result of the KIA and HYUNDAI Social Media “Challenges”, the Vehicles Continue be Targeted for Theft

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Ridgewood NJ, attention! KIA and HYUNDAI vehicles continue to increasingly be targeted for theft. New Jersey Transit Police are conducting COVERT and OVERT patrols of stations and parking lots to protect you and your transportation.⁣

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Missing at Risk Man Found Safe by New Jersey Transit Police

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Newark NJ, on Friday, 6/16, New Jersey Transit Police Officer Jonathan White was on patrol at Newark Penn Station. He observed a young man in need of assistance. The man was not able to care for himself and possessed limited ability to communicate. In addition to limited speech, there was also a language barrier. Subsequently, Officer Hector Martinez and Officer Fernando Candia assisted with translation. The man was believed to be missing. Food was provided for the man and the officers delved into an extensive search to locate his family.

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NJ TRANSIT, THE WAY TO GO GREEN FOR ST. PATRICK’S CELEBRATIONS

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Ridgewood NJ ,Want to go green for St. Patrick’s Day celebrations?  Leave the driving to NJ TRANSIT and help the environment! NJ TRANSIT is ready for the season of St. Patrick’s Day celebrations around the region over the coming weeks including the New York City parade and festivities in Belmar, Asbury Park, Atlantic City and Pearl River.

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New Jersey Transit Police Officer headed home spots a man wanted for Domestic Violence , Apprehends and Recovers a Loaded Gun

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Newark NJ, after completing a recent tour of duty, New Jersey Transit Police Officer Candia stowed his uniform and prepared to head home from District 2. Remaining alert, Candia visually scanned the concourse as he moved through Newark Penn Station. Candia spotted and immediately recognized a man who was wanted for domestic violence by Newark Police.

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NJ Transit Police : Operation to Protect and Harden the System Underway

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Ridgewood NJ, New Jersey Transit Police, along with our federal, state, and local partners, are engaged in a large-scale operation to harden the system. You may notice uniformed NJTPD officers operating along with Amtrak Police, Port Authority Police, New Jersey State Police, NJ Office of Homeland Security, and additional local agencies. Plain clothes officers are providing an overlapping layer of protection as well.⁣

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New Jersey Transit Police officers Assist Cyclists in Need of a Hand

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Hackensack NJ, as New Jersey Transit Police officers, we are the only transit police agency in the country with statewide jurisdiction. Our system wide patrols bring opportunities to assist throughout the Garden State. ⁣

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New Jersey Transit Police Officers locate man wanted for bank robbery, burglaries, and aggravated assault⁣

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Newark NJ, during a recent tour of duty, New Jersey Transit Police Officers Castillo, Tejada, and Sergeant Krause were protecting travel surrounding Newark Penn Station. They were approached by detectives who shared information and a description of a subject wanted by Newark PD. The subject was wanted for multiple serious offenses.⁣

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New Jersey Transit Police Reunite Commuter with Stolen Engagement Ring

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Ridgewood NJ,  New Jersey Transit Police officers were happy to reunite a fiancé with her stolen engagement ring. She had been traveling on the Hudson Bergen Light Rail days prior when her ring was stolen. At that time, she reached out to NJTPD and officers Markowitz and Sullivan responded to assist. The officers reviewed surveillance footage and observed a suspect take the ring and flee from the area. ⁣

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NJ Transit Police Coordinate Massive Search – Help Reunite Mother with Missing, at-risk Son

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Bayonne NJ, on Saturday 4/2/22, New Jersey Transit Police detectives received a tip / request for assistance from Bayonne Police. Bayonne Police provided a description of a missing autistic male with special needs. The missing male was unreachable due to a dead cell phone. His last possible location, (Cherry Hill) was 100+ miles from home

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New Jersey Transit Police : Increased Police Presence Keeping Your St. Patrick’s Day Travel Safe

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Ridgewood NJ, you may notice an increased presence of New Jersey Transit Police Officers surrounding your St. Patrick’s Day travel. ⁣ If you are going to the NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade or traveling on 3/17/22, please allow for extra travel time and know before you go.⁣

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New Jersey Transit Police Officers apprehend driver of stolen vehicle following home invasion

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Clifton NJ, on Tuesday February 22nd, New Jersey Transit Police Officers were investigating the theft of catalytic converters and license plates that recently occurred at Clifton Station. The investigation led officers to Paterson NJ and the area around Paterson Train Station. There, officers observed a stolen vehicle with the stolen license plates affixed.

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Thanksgiving  is the Busiest Travel Time of the Year, be Safe

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Ridgewood NJ, you may notice an increased presence of New Jersey Transit Police Officers during your holiday travels. While New Jersey Transit Police continue to harden and protect the system, they ask that you remain vigilant. Let them know if you see something that doesn’t look right. Text us 24/7 at 65873 or call us at 1-888-TIPS-NJT (1-888-847-7658).⁣

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