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GTPD Community Bulletin: Stuff a Truck Event and December Food Drive

The Gloucester Township Police Department will be conducting our first ever Stuff a Truck toy fundraiser.  Starting Thursday December 1st you can drop off unwrapped toys for those in need.  Our goal is to stuff a police truck that will be located in front of our police headquarters.

If you would like to drop off any toys please visit our watch desk officer at our Police Department,

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DON’T BE A TURKEY. DON’T DRINK AND DRIVE

DON’T BE A TURKEY.  DON’T DRINK AND DRIVE

Thanksgiving Eve Now Known as “Blackout Wednesday”

One of the most troubling trends of the season is a substantial rise in binge drinking and DUIs on Thanksgiving Eve. The day before Thanksgiving has become particularly high-risk for college students,

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GTPD Community Bulletin: Thanksgiving Day Safety

The Gloucester Township Police Department wants our residents to have a safe and healthy Thanksgiving but you have to remember to be safe.  Just because you are celebrating a holiday doesn’t mean you can take safety for granted.

Preparedness Tips
  • Stay in the kitchen when you are frying,

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GTPD Traffic Safety Bulletin: Fire Lane Parking Violations and Awareness

Please review video at:  youtu.be/1s4qY6WivIQ 

The Holiday Season has started and it appears everyone is already in a rush.  When shopping or picking up dinner please DO NOT PARK IN THE FIRE LANE.  It is illegal and dangerous.

Fire Lane Parking Violations and Awareness

  • Under NJ Statue 39:4-138g,

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GTPD Community Bulletin: Thanksgiving Travel Safety Tips

DRIVING TO GRANDMA’S HOUSE Check the weather along your route and plan for travel around any storms that may be coming. Watch weather predictions for your entire route so you know what to expect along the way.

  • Buckle up, slow down, don’t drive impaired.
  • Be well rested and alert.

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GTPD attend Highland High School Military Honorarium Memorial Dedication

On Thursday November 17th members of the GTPD attended the Military Honorarium Memorial Dedication at Highland High School.

Pictured are GTPD Officers who served in the Armed Forces
(L- R) – Captain Brian McKendry – USN, Ptl. Matthew Gray – USN, Sgt. James Clark – USAF, Det.

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GTPD Community Bulletin: Change Your Clocks= Change Your Batteries

GTPD Community Bulletin: Change Your Clocks= Change Your Batteries

The Gloucester Township Police and Fire Departments reminds people of the simple, life-saving habit of changing and testing the batteries in smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors when setting the clocks back for daylight-saving time.

The National Fire Protection Association reports that 71% of smoke and carbon monoxide alarms which failed to operate had missing,

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The Gloucester Township Police Department acknowledges November as National Alzheimer’s Disease and Awareness Month.

The Gloucester Township Police Department acknowledges November as National Alzheimer’s Disease and Awareness Month.

The Gloucester Township Police Department has created a registry for individuals with Autism or disabilities in efforts to give police quick access in an emergency to critical information about a person who is registered.

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