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Free Smoke Detectors Available to Residents via NBFD and the “Save a Life” Program

The New Brunswick Fire Department has free smoke detectors available to the public, a life-saving tool to help keep residents safe from fire in the home! The detectors are equipped with batteries that will last for 10 years without having to be replaced. They are available to New Brunswick residents without an adequate number of […]

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800 New Brunswick Students Say “No” to Drugs and Alcohol, Yes To D.A.R.E.

Another class of New Brunswick students have successfully completed the City’s D.A.R.E. program, pledging to live their lives free of the negative influences of drugs and alcohol. D.A.R.E. (Drugs Abuse Resistance Education), a national program that engages elementary-age students in learning how to say no to drugs, alcohol and harmful behavior, has been a staple […]

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NBPD To Participate in National “Click It Or Ticket” Campaign

The New Brunswick Police Department will join with police from around the country in cracking down on unbuckled motorists and passengers as part of the national “Click it or Ticket” campaign. From May 22 to June 4, the annual “Click It or Ticket” national mobilization utilizes high-visibility seat belt checkpoints and saturation patrols in combination […]

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Tidy Up That Property – Community Clean Sweep Scheduled for First Week of May!

Each year, the City of New Brunswick’s Inspections department holds a campaign to remind residents to keep their properties neat and clean – Community Clean Sweep! From May 1 to May 5, property owners are asked to make an extra commitment to cleaning up garbage, graffiti, debris and overgrown plants on their respective properties. Properties […]

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Winter Storm Updates Regarding Parking, Trash and Recycling Collection, Code Blue

Weather forecasts are predicting heavy snow and wind starting overnight tonight and lasting into the afternoon Tuesday. Please be advised of the following information as the City prepares for this storm: City Hall will be closed for the day for all non-essential personnel. Offices will reopen at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. UPDATED: Trash pickup in the […]

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NBPD Policy Regarding Immigration Laws and Procedures

Volume 3, Chapter 27 of the New Brunswick Police Department Policies and Procedures explains the department’s pre-established policies and procedures with regard to the enforcement of immigration laws. It contains an explanation of the department’s ongoing adherence to these policies and procedures in a single document. This document is available here.

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Law Enforcement Collaborative Program Strengthens Community Relationships

The City of New Brunswick has launched a new community program at New Brunswick High School that is intended to strengthen the relationship between young people in our community and the police officers that serve them. Check out our feature on the Law Enforcement Collaborative, a program that brings police officers into the classroom to […]

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UPDATE: Free Resident Parking in Snow Designated Facilities Extended to 8 a.m. Friday

UPDATE: Residents that have parked their cars in the Morris, Plum, New and Wellness Plaza decks to get them off the street during the snowfall may continue to park for free until 8 a.m. Friday, February 10. In anticipation of Thursday’s anticipated snowfall, on-street parking will be temporarily suspended on designated City streets as of […]

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Four New Officers Join Ranks of NBPD

The New Brunswick Police Department welcomed four new officers to its ranks on Wednesday morning during a swearing-in ceremony at City Hall. The new officers are fresh off 21 weeks of training at the Cape May Police Academy, where they intensively studied multiple facets of police work, including such topics as criminal and motor vehicle […]

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