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Friday 07/29/2016
Man who once posed as cop in EHT gets life for Vegas rapes

A former New Jersey man who was arrested in 2009 for impersonating a police officer in Egg Harbor Township got two life sentences in a separate case in which he raped two prostitutes in Las Vegas, according to

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Absecon TD Bank robbed

ABSECON— The TD Bank on the White Horse Pike was robbed Thursday afternoon, police said.

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Thursday 07/28/2016
Captain in charge while Barnegat police chief suspended

BARNEGAT — A township police captain is in charge of the 48-officer police department following the recent suspension of the police chief, officials said Thursday.

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Pleasantville police arrest two men with drugs and gun

PLEASANTVILLE- Police here arrested two men this week on weapons and drug charges.

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Lower Township man indicted on attempted murder in assault with rock

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – A Lower Township man was indicted this week on charges of attempted murder after he allegedly bludgeoned an acquaintance with a rock.

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Wednesday 07/27/2016
Little Egg Harbor police chief writes open letter about violence and police shootings

LITTLE EGG HARBOR - After police officers have shot two men in less than a year here, the town's police chief wrote an open letter to the community, thanking them for their support.

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Tuesday 07/26/2016
Two face drug charges in Middle after police witness transaction

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP -- Police charged two people with possession with intent to distribute drugs after allegedly witnessing a transaction in Rio Grande.

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Saturday 07/23/2016
Police seek public's help in locating suspect in two A.C. shootings

ATLANTIC CITY – Police here are looking for a city resident they charged in connection with two shootings in the Marina District.

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Family of Jerame Reid reaches tentative deal in Bridgeton police shooting

NEWARK — The family of a black man killed by police in Bridgeton in 2014 has reached a tentative settlement in its federal lawsuit.

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Wednesday 07/20/2016
South Jersey expresses gratitude to police in wake of deadly shootings

WILDWOOD – The American Legion on Wednesday hosted a buffet lunch and dinner for the city’s police to show its gratitude in the wake of deadly shootings targeting law enforcement in Dallas and Louisiana.

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Tuesday 07/19/2016
NJ Supreme Court sides with Castellani, ends three year case

The Linwood man whose arrest made national headlines in 2013 has seen his three-year long case come to an end with a New Jersey Supreme Court decision in his favor.

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Monday 07/18/2016
North Wildwood rescues fisherman who fell on rocks

NORTH WILDWOOD – The Fire Department rescued a surf fisherman Saturday who injured his leg after slipping on rocks near the sea wall.

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Friday 07/15/2016
Police charge Lower man with drug possession after stop at school

LOWER TOWNSHIP -- A driver's suspicious behavior at the Mitnick School parking lot Wednesday night led to an arrest for drug possession.

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Thursday 07/14/2016
Middle police ask for help locating teen

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP -- Township police are asking the public's help to locate a teenager who is believed to have run away from home.

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Middle police say suspect stole $400 in detergent

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP – Police are asking the public’s help to identify a suspect who allegedly stole $400 in laundry detergent from Acme.

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Virtua ends State Police partnership for helicopter EMS service

State Police are no longer taking South Jersey’s accident and trauma victims to hospitals by helicopter via SouthSTAR air-ambulance service.

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Wednesday 07/13/2016
Pleasantville community policing meeting sees progress

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Tuesday 07/12/2016
Atlantic City police unveil crimefighting initiatives for Marina District

ATLANTIC CITY — Crime-fighting initiatives unveiled Tuesday to Marina District residents included police foot patrols, increased lighting, a new police surveillance center and the installation of surveillance cameras.

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Atlantic City Police to start foot patrols in Marina District

ATLANTIC CITY- Police officers will begin foot patrols in the city's Marina District, which includes Back Maryland after two fatal shootings in a matter of days last week

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Monday 07/11/2016
AC police charge two in drug-distribution, possession

ATLANTIC CITY -- City police charged a Pleasantville man Friday with distributing narcotics after officers allegedly observed a drug transaction.

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Thursday 07/07/2016
Two injured when truck rolls in Lower

LOWER TOWNSHIP – Two people were injured, one seriously, on Thursday when a sport-utility vehicle rolled on Fulling Mill Road.

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Pleasantville police promote three officers

PLEASANTVILLE- Three police officers have been promoted in the city's police department, following the retirement last week of a police captain. 

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Wednesday 07/06/2016
Sea Isle City Police cracking down on disorderly conduct

SEA ISLE CITY — Police are implementing a zero-tolerance policy to combat quality of life issues for the remainder of the summer on the barrier island.

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Monday 06/27/2016
White House invites Middle's Leusner to national forum on policing

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP – Police Chief Christopher Leusner will attend a briefing on 21st century policing next month at the White House.

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Friday 06/24/2016
Pleasantville police seize multiple handguns, drugs

PLEASANTVILLE- The city's new Street Crime Unit is making arrests and progress fighting criminal activity, taking multiple handguns off the streets in the last week, police said. 

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