Brigantine Police Urge residents & visitors to celebrate New Year’s responsibly

“Don’t drink and drive” BRIGANTINE, NJ– As everyone prepares to celebrate New Years Eve  the Brigantine Police Department are urging residents to never drink and drive. Chief Reed encourages residents to follow these tips to keep their holiday safe: Even one drink can impair your judgement . Plan ahead to have a designated sober driver […]

Chief Timothy J. Reed and all the men and women of the Brigantine Police Department, we wish you Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

Chief Timothy J. Reed and all the men and women of the Brigantine Police Department, we wish you Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

ACTIVE SHOOTER EVENT QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE

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RUN. HIDE. FIGHT.® Surviving an Active Shooter Event

The men and women of the Brigantine Police Department would like to extend our deepest sympathy to the family & friends of Trooper Eli McCarson of the New Jersey State Police.

The men and women of the Brigantine Police Department would like to extend our deepest sympathy to the family & friends of  Trooper Eli McCarson  of the New Jersey State Police.  

Donate Your Free Supermarket Ham or Turkey To Our OPERATION TURKEY CHRISTMAS DRIVE

As a frequent shopper at many of our local supermarkets, you may be eligible for a free ham or turkey. Operation Turkey Operation Turkey, a true community effort, provides Christmas meals to more than  families in Brigantine who would not otherwise be able to join in the festivities. Or mail a monetary donation to Community […]

Identity Theft

Message from Chief Tim Reed What is identity theft?Identity theft occurs when someone uses your personally identifying information, like your name, Social Security number, or credit card number, without your permission, to commit fraud or other crimes. The FTC estimates that as many as 9 million Americans have their identities stolen each year. In fact, […]

The month of November for many officers throughout Atlantic County is a noticeable difference at first glance.

MEDIA RELEASE November 25, 2015 The month of November for many officers throughout Atlantic County is a noticeable difference at first glance. Most departments in Atlantic County held a “No Shave November,” campaign to raise funds for a charity of their choice. Donations were made in return for the participating officers to be permitted not […]

Oldies from the past

The Brigantine Police Department wishes all of you a very Happy Thanksgiving Holiday.

The Brigantine Police Department wishes all of you a very Happy Thanksgiving Holiday.  As this is one of the busiest travel weekends of the year, we also wish you safe travels if you’re hitting the road to spend the holiday with family.  Please be mindful that there will be a lot of extra traffic on […]

Brigantine Police Christmas Turkey Drive….Make a difference this Christmas by donating food to a deserving family in our community!

Brigantine Police Christmas Turkey Drive Operation Turkey Operation Turkey, a true community effort, provides Christmas meals to more than  families in Brigantine who would not otherwise be able to join in the festivities. Or mail a monetary donation to Community Presbyterian Church  Address: 1501 W Brigantine Ave, Brigantine, NJ 08203 Phone:(609) 266-7942 Donate your free […]

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the People in Paris, France.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the People in Paris, France. ‪#‎StayStrong‬ ‪#‎Paris

The Brigantine Police Department is saddened by the passing of Retired Lieutenant James Tynan

BRIGANTINE — The Brigantine Police Department is saddened by the passing of Retired Lieutenant James Tynan. Jim served the department for over 25 years. Please keep Jim’s family in your prayers. He was an all-around good guy,” Brigantine Police Chief Tim Reed said.

Brigantine Police Saddened by the loss of Mr. THOMAS P. FINAN

FINAN, THOMAS P. – 69, of Brigantine passed away after a brief illness on Thursday October 22, 2015. Tom was born in Philadelphia, served his country in the US Army Reserves, and was a member of the Philadelphia Police Department. He worked as a HVAC mechanic, and was a member of IUOE Local #68. He […]

Cove closed until Monday

  Be advised that due to construction work at the end of Lagoon Blvd, the Cove will be closed until Monday. Address/Location Brigantine Police Department 1417 West Brigantine Ave Brigantine, NJ 08203 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 609-266-7414 http://local.nixle.com/alert/5516437/

Chief of Police Timothy J. Reed announces that “Trick or Treat” on Halloween Night, will be on Saturday October 31st, between the hours of 5:30 P.M. and 7:30 P.M. and requests that parents so advise their children.

BRIGANTINE POLICE DEPARTMENT 10/15/2015 RULES AND SUGGESTIONS FOR HALLOWEEN “TRICK OR TREATING” Chief of Police Timothy J. Reed announces that “Trick or Treat” on Halloween Night, will be on Saturday October 31st, between the hours of 5:30 P.M. and 7:30 P.M. and requests that parents so advise their children. Halloween is the children’s night for […]

Brigantine Food Bank in need of FRESH & OR FROZEN MEAT

Just received an urgent request for assistance from the local food bank as they are out for FRESH & OR FROZEN MEAT. The food pantry and food outreach programs are run with the support of many churches, schools, businesses, local government, civic groups and individuals in the community who organize food drives and donate throughout […]

Brigantine Police Department is proud to support the United States Marine Corps – Toys for Tots program

The Brigantine Police Department is proud to support the United States Marine Corps – Toys for Tots program. The Marine Corps League is the local coordinator for Toys for Tots. You can help us make Christmas miracles for needy Atlantic County / Brigantine children simply by donating a new, unwrapped toy. There are many local […]

Share the Keys is a 60 – 90 minute interactive orientation for parents and teens designed to reduce teen driver crash risk by increasing parental involvement.

 NEW JERSEY PARENT/TEEN SAFE DRIVING ORIENTATION Kean University in partnership with the New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety developed Share the Keys, a research based, data-driven orientation designed to reduce teen driver crash risks by increasing parental involvement. Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) laws are recognized as the single most effective tool for reducing teen […]

Brigantine Trunk or Treat

Brigantine Trunk or Treat When: October 30, 2015 (from- 5:00pm -700pm) Where: 200 block 15th street Candy will be provided by the Unions of the Brigantine Police, Brigantine Fire Department, Public Works and Brigantine Beach Patrol.

Holiday Shopping Safety Tips

As the holiday shopping season is upon us, please take time to ensure you have a safe and happy holiday season. As you find time to shop, please be mindful of the following safety tips: Be aware of your surroundings. Look for suspicious persons, etc. when you are in any area. Remember where you parked […]

Traffic, Pedestrian, and Bicycle Safety Tips

Pedestrian Safety Look both ways before you cross in the crosswalk, and keep looking as you cross. Do not assume that because you can see the driver, the driver can see you or will automatically stop for you. Wear bright reflective clothing at night, in the evening, in the early morning hours, and during inclement […]

Stop.Think.Connect.

Cyber Security Tips Stop.Think.Connect. Cyber Security Tips from the US Department of Homeland Security Quick Tips Set strong passwords, change them regularly, and don’t share them with anyone. Do not include your name, your kids’ or pets’ names, or other well-known information about yourself in your password; Avoid using common words in your passwords or […]

Halloween Safety Tips

Brigantine  Police Department would like everyone to have a Safe and Happy Halloween! • Share Safety Tips with your children. One fun way to be sure younger kids understand is to give them a Safety Quiz. This gives kids a chance to ask questions as well. • Make sure children carry a flashlight and wear […]

Never attempt to drive on any flooded street or a flooded inter­sec­tion. This puts you, your vehi­cle, and emer­gency respon­ders at risk

Never attempt to drive on any flooded street or a flooded inter­sec­tion. This puts you, your vehi­cle, and emer­gency respon­ders at risk Never attempt to drive on any flooded street or a flooded inter­sec­tion. This puts you, your vehi­cle, and emer­gency respon­ders at risk. Dri­ving on a flooded street also cre­ates an unnec­es­sary wake that […]

STAY INFORMED WITH YOUR POLICE DEPARTMENT BY VISITING :

https://local.nixle.com/brigantine-police-department www.brigantinepolice.org facebook.com/brigantinepolice facebook.com/brigantinepolicenj twitter.com/Brigantinepd https://brigantinepolice.org/oem/ @Brigantinepd 1417 W Brigantine Ave, Brigantine, NJ 08203 (609) 266-7414 EMERGENCY : 911 Address/Location Brigantine Police Department 1417 West Brigantine Ave Brigantine, NJ 08203 Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 609-266-7414

Emergency Preparedness

The Brigantine Police Department Office of  Emergency Management recommends all citizens to be prepared for all emergencies. Emergencies and disasters can strike quickly and without warning. You may be forced to evacuate your neighborhood or be confined to your home. Local first responders will be mobilized, but cannot reach everyone in our city right away. What would […]

Emergency Preparedness – Assemble Disaster Supply Kits

Since you don’t know where you’ll be when an emergency occurs, it is important to prepare emergency supply kits for home, work, and for your vehicles. The following are some basic supplies your kits should include. These items will need to be customized to the ages of your children, your climate, and other variables. You […]

Emergency Preparedness – Make A Plan

During your initial meeting you should have all of your family members present. Discuss the seriousness of disasters and emergencies with your family, and explain the necessity and importance of the Emergency Plan. Your plan should include, but not be limited to the suggestions below After developing your plan, print it Make sure all of […]

Brigantine Police will passing on information through the NIXLE System. Please pass this onto your family and friends to sign up. register www.nixle.com to Stay Informed

What is Nixle? The new notification service, NIXLE, will alert residents to emergency weather events, road closings, public safety advisories, natural and manmade disasters, and general city information through email and text messaging. How Do I Sign Up? NIXLE is free and is easy to register  www.nixle.com . The button to sign up for the […]

Emergency Preparedness Checklist

Prepare now for a sudden emergency The next time disaster strikes, you may not have much time to act. Learn how to protect yourself and cope with disaster by planning ahead. This checklist will help you get started. Emergency Checklist Call Your Emergency Management Office or American Red Cross Chapter Find out which disasters could […]

Brigantine Police Chief Tim Reed announced that the Brigantine Police Partnered with the Community FoodBank of NJ. Join us in making a difference

Join us in making a difference Brigantine Police Chief Tim Reed announced that the Brigantine Police Partnered with the Community FoodBank of NJ. A collection box will be placed in the lobby of the department which has 24/7 access as well various locations around town. Officer Brook Craver volunteered to oversee the program. We have […]

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