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New Brunswick Police Department Promotes Nine Officers to New Ranks

The leadership of the New Brunswick Police Department has been bolstered with the promotions of nine accomplished officers to new ranks Surrounded by friends and family, the following officers took their oaths during a ceremony at New Brunswick High School on August 12:  Det. Brandon Epstein to the rank of Sergeant Officer Mark Cichowski to […]

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Community Collaboration During National Night Out

Neighborhoods around New Brunswick held cookouts and picnics on the evening of August 4 to celebrate National Night Out, an annual celebration that brings together police, fire, residents and City officials to take a united stance against crime. Members of the New Brunswick Police Department, the New Brunswick Fire Department, Mayor Jim Cahill, New Brunswick […]

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Annual National Night Out Celebration to Promote Community Stance Against Crime

On August 4, crime watch groups around New Brunswick will take to the streets and host barbecues, block parties and picnics in a showing of solidarity against crime and violence in their city. Hosted by the New Brunswick Police Department, National Night Out is a nationwide event that fosters community relations between residents and police […]

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NBFD Firefighters Attend White House First Responders Summit

New Brunswick Fire Department Capt. Jorge L. Arriaga and firefighter Nestor Valdez recently traveled to Washington, D.C. at the invitation of the National Association Of Hispanic Firefighters to attend the First Responders Diversity Research and Best Practices on Successful Models for Recruitment, Training and Retention on July 15. Hosted by U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom […]

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NBFD, Red Cross Increase Fire Safety in New Brunswick

Volunteers from the New Brunswick Fire Department and the American Red Cross canvassed neighborhoods in New Brunswick near Remsen Avenue on July 11 for the purpose of installing and replacing smoke detectors in the homes of any residents who wanted them. Four teams of volunteers, armed with brand-new smoke detectors, fresh batteries and fire preparedness […]

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NBFD, American Red Cross to Bring Fire Safety Campaign to New Brunswick on July 11

New Brunswick households will have a chance to enhance their fire preparedness on July 11 as part of a campaign meant to save lives. The New Brunswick Fire Department has teamed up with the American Red Cross for a door-to-door canvassing event that will bring Red Cross volunteers and New Brunswick firefighters to the doorsteps […]

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