Body Worn Cameras Now Being Used by SO Police

By the CPC and SO Police Dept. The South Orange Police Department has announced that it has deployed body-worn video cameras on their police officers. The cameras will be used as per the South Orange Police Department Body-Worn Camera Policy which is in accordance with guidelines established by the New Jersey Attorney General and directives issued byContinue reading “Body Worn Cameras Now Being Used by SO Police”

Save the Date! National Night Out is August 2nd

By the CPC and SO Police Dept. The Township of South Orange Village, the SO Police Department and the Community Police Collaborative are excited to ask everyone to Save the Date of Tuesday, August 2nd, 2022, when we will celebrate National Night Out along with communities across the state and country. Stay tuned for moreContinue reading “Save the Date! National Night Out is August 2nd”

SOPD Renews Police Hiring – Applications Available

By SO Police Dept. HOW TO APPLY The South Orange Police Department has renewed hiring police officers and is accepting applications at their headquarters. If you would like to apply, please respond to South Orange Police Headquarters located at 201 South Orange Avenue South Orange, New Jersey with a printed cover letter and updated resumeContinue reading “SOPD Renews Police Hiring – Applications Available”

SOPD Reminds Motorists to Use their Seat Belts … or Get a Ticket

By the CPC and SO Police Dept. CLICK IT OR TICKET SOUTH ORANGE WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW From May 24th to June 5th, South Orange Police Department is participating in the national “Click It or Ticket” campaign.   Seat belts reduce injury and death when properly worn.   SOPD will use roving details (given resources, andContinue reading “SOPD Reminds Motorists to Use their Seat Belts … or Get a Ticket”

SO Police Offer Patches in Honor of Autism Awareness Month

By the SO Police Department and CPC The South Orange PBA and SOA Local 12 are teaming up to present limited edition police patches in honor of Autism Awareness Month on sale now for $10/each. All proceeds are being donated to Nassan’s Place, which is located in our neighboring community of East Orange. It isContinue reading “SO Police Offer Patches in Honor of Autism Awareness Month”

SOPD Seeks Volunteers for Domestic Violence Response Team

By South Orange PD Lt. Adrian Acevedo, along with Alexandria Flores (the SOPD liaison from the Rachel Coalition) are seeking volunteers for the South Orange Domestic Violence Response Team. Would you like to volunteer as a South Orange DVRT member? Want to help your fellow neighbors through family challenges? Then reach out to Lt. AcevedoContinue reading “SOPD Seeks Volunteers for Domestic Violence Response Team”

Now Hiring at SOPD – Application Deadline is Feb. 28

By South Orange PD The South Orange Police Department is pleased to announce that the New Jersey Civil Service Commission will be holding examinations for entry level police officers. Successful completion of this test is required to apply and be considered for employment as a police officer in the Township of South Orange Village.  ThisContinue reading “Now Hiring at SOPD – Application Deadline is Feb. 28”

SOPD Announces that Medicine Drop Box is Now Available

By South Orange PD The South Orange Police Department announced this week that their medicine drop box has been replaced and is now fully operational. Research shows that 70% of individuals who abuse prescription and/or over-the-counter medication get access to them from the medicine cabinet or household of a friend or family member. Raising awarenessContinue reading “SOPD Announces that Medicine Drop Box is Now Available”