SOPD Gives Tips for Keeping Your Deliveries Safe

By SO Police Dept. and CPC The South Orange Police Department encourages everyone to be aware of packages and presents on doorsteps and to take steps to monitor and keep them safe for yourselves and your neighbors during this holiday season. They have issued the following tips for residents. The SOPD and CPC wish everyoneContinue reading “SOPD Gives Tips for Keeping Your Deliveries Safe”

SOPD and PBA Conduct December Toy Drive

By SO Police Dept. The South Orange PBA Local 12 along with the SOPD Superior Officers’ Association have teamed up to deliver new, unwrapped toys during the month of December. They want everyone to know that the police station lobby will be open for the toys to be dropped off right up until Christmas Eve.Continue reading “SOPD and PBA Conduct December Toy Drive”

SOPD Launches Annual Turkey Giveaway

By SO Police Dept. and the CPC The South Orange Police Department, PBA Local 12, & The South Orange/Maplewood Board of Education Parenting Center is having a Turkey Drive on Saturday November 19th, 2022 at 11:00am. According to PBA President, Chris Cherry, the PBA is contributing 50 turkeys. Come to the rear of the SOMAContinue reading “SOPD Launches Annual Turkey Giveaway”

South Orange to Honor Two Heroes on Veterans Day

By SO Village The Township of South Orange Village invites everyone to come to Meadowland Park this coming Friday, November 11 and join family and friends as they place a plaque for Major Dwayne M. Kelley and Lance Corporal Edward “Augie” Schroeder who both lost their lives in Operation Iraqi Freedom.  The Village administration notesContinue reading “South Orange to Honor Two Heroes on Veterans Day”

CPC Offers Heartfelt Condolences at the Loss of Maplewood Police Chief Jimmy DeVaul

By South Orange Community Police Collaborative The South Orange Community Police Collaborative extends its sincere and deepest condolences to the family of Maplewood Police Chief Jimmy DeVaul, who passed away on October 21, 2022. We would like to extend our heartfelt sympathy to all of his colleagues, friends and community members in our neighboring town. Continue reading “CPC Offers Heartfelt Condolences at the Loss of Maplewood Police Chief Jimmy DeVaul”

Community Day is Sunday Oct. 2nd, 1-3 pm at the Duck Pond/Skate House!

South Orange Village invites you to the Skate House at Meadowland Park on Sunday, October 2nd for Community Day (formerly Newcomers Day)! Please bring the family! There will be tables from various local organizations, giveaways, and live music.  It’s like a block party for our Village in the park. You can meet local officials and department heads,Continue reading “Community Day is Sunday Oct. 2nd, 1-3 pm at the Duck Pond/Skate House!”

New Officers Sworn In and Two Promotions at BOT Meeting

By the SO Police Dept. and CPC Seven new South Orange Police officers were sworn in, and two officers were promoted at the SO Board of Trustee’s Meeting on Monday, August 22nd. Village President Sheena Collum congratulated the group remotely and SO Police Chief Ernest Morello shared stories about each of the officers as theyContinue reading “New Officers Sworn In and Two Promotions at BOT Meeting”

Crossing Guards Needed – Pay Increased

by South Orange Police Dept. SOPD currently has open school crossing guard positions and guess what, we’ve increased our starting pay to $23.00/hr! Join us, pass this along to someone who may be interested and of course, share to your social media & Facebook groups to help us spread the word! The South Orange PoliceContinue reading “Crossing Guards Needed – Pay Increased”

National Night Out is Tuesday, August 2nd!

by South Orange Police Dept. and CPC The South Orange Police Department, PBA Locals 12 and 12A and the Village of South Orange are inviting everyone to participate in National Night Out on Tuesday, August 2nd. The event will take place from 4 pm to 8 pm at Flood’s Hill in South Orange, followed byContinue reading “National Night Out is Tuesday, August 2nd!”