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NBPD Urges Motorists to “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” this Holiday Season

Law enforcement officials from New Brunswick will be cracking down on drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs as part of the annual end of year “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” statewide campaign. Beginning December 8, 2017 and continuing through January 1, 2018, local and state law enforcement officials will conduct saturation patrols and sobriety […]

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Hundreds of Thanksgiving Turkeys Handed Out to City Residents

Turkeys flew around town on Monday as multiple City of New Brunswick agencies coordinated turkey giveaways to ensure as many residents as possible have food on their table for the Thanksgiving holiday. Approximately 700 turkeys were given out at City Hall through a giveaway sponsored by the Community Food Bank of NJ, the City of […]

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

The New Brunswick Police Department will hold a special drop-off event for residents to safely dispose of old prescription medications.

By disposing of medications in this safe and secure manner, residents will help prevent the spread of prescription drug abuse as well as help protect the environment by keeping these drugs out of landfills and our water supply.

For those residents who cannot make this date, the department has a prescription drug drop-off box stationed in the lobby of police headquarters 24/7 that is available to accept medication drop-offs at all times.

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Over 500 Backpacks Given to Area Children by NBPD for Back to School

552 local children got new, free backpacks for back to school on August 26, courtesy of a giveaway from the New Brunswick Police Department. Families lined up in the Walgreens parking lot on Jersey Avenue on a sunny Saturday to pick up the pink and black trimmed bags, handed out by officers with the New […]

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Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign Returns to New Brunswick

Police agencies from around New Jersey, including the City of New Brunswick, are gearing up for the state’s largest annual drunk driving crackdown. The 2017 “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Statewide Labor Day Crackdown begins August 18 and concludes on September 4. During the campaign, local and state law enforcement officers will conduct sobriety […]

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National Night Out 2017 Was a Success!

  Eight neighborhoods in New Brunswick lit up their grills, set out picnic tables and enjoyed a warm summer night outdoors during the City of New Brunswick’s annual National Night Out celebration. National Night Out is a community-building event intended to strengthen relationships between neighbors as well as between residents and the local police department. Picnics and barbecues […]

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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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