BECOME A NEW JERSEY CERTIFIED VOLUNTEER DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ADVOCATE! SERV (Services Empowering Rights of Victims) is the Domestic Violence Services Provider for Cumberland County. SERV is hosting its next training for dedicated and caring volunteers to respond to hospitals and police departments and assist victims of domestic & sexual violence beginning in July. If you read more »
The Equal Justice Committee (which is a group of community members whose mission is to educate and empower the community about the social and economic impact of the justice system) is hosting a panel discussion and community conversation about Criminal Justice Reform. A 2013 study found that 12% of county jail populations in New Jersey read more »
Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae announces that the Officer Involved Shooting that occurred in the City of Vineland on April 17, 2016 was legally justified. For more information, please see press release attached below: 20170601143903507
UPDATE: 5/18/17 – Please be advised that Thomas Williams was located in the state of Delaware. He has been returned to this jurisdiction. This matter continues to be investigated to determine how the child traveled to Delaware. No more details will be released at this time. CCPO and VPD detectives are looking for a missing read more »
Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae announces an arrest in the 4/10/17 murder of Charles Boozer in the City of Millville. No additional information will be released today. For more information, see press release attached below. Anyone wishing to share information anonymously regarding this matter may do so in one of three ways: 1) by downloading the CCPOTIP read more »
Prosecutor Webb-McRae is proud to announce that in collaboration with the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General, the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice, the County Prosecutor’s Association of New Jersey, the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police and Atlantic, Cape May, Gloucester and Salem County Prosecutor’s Office that the Cumberland County read more »
Did you know that May is Older Americans Month. The CCPO is collaborating with the Cumberland County Office on Aging and other partners to conduct an Elder Abuse Summit on May 23, 2017 at the Cumberland County College – Luciano Center. Century Savings Bank will have a Shred Truck on hand to shred your old read more »
On 3/30/17, the Cumberland County Law Enforcement Community Advisory Board participated in a FATS (FireArmsSimulation Training) at the Cumberland County Technical Education Center. Thanks to the Firearms Instructors from Bridgeton, Millville and Vineland Police Departments who came to assist and teach about Firearm Safety and training that police officers receive. Thanks to CCTEC for being read more »
Cumberland County Law Enforcement is once again hosting Cumberland County Police Youth Week 2017 from August 14 – 19, 2017. This is a week long FREE program/camp designed for youth ages 13-17 who are interested in a career in Law Enforcement.. Kids have the opportunity to make new friends from around the County and learn read more »
First Assistant Prosecutor Harold B. Shapiro announces the sentencing in the above-referenced matter. For more information, please see the attached Press Release: 4-10-17 – Hatch, Blackwell, Wilmore & Vellon Sentencing PRESS RELEASE
At this time the CCPO is scheduled to be open normal business hours for Tuesday, March 14th and 15th. Due to forecasts that warn of possible accumulated snow falls over the next 72 hours, please stay tuned to the weather bar at the top of this website for updates on any office related weather delays.
The Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office of Victim Witness Advocacy in collaboration with the Cape May County Office of Victim Witness Advocacy is hosting its 12th Annual Crime Victims’ Rights Week Conference on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at the Wildwood Convention Center. This year’s theme is “Strength, Resilience and Justice.” The conference will be focusing on read more »
As a follow-up to the press release released yesterday. Please be advised that the referenced deceased individual has been positively identified as: Darryl L. Fuqua Age 23 Ramblewood Drive of Bridgeton
Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae announces that an Officer Involved Shooting Investigation is underway in the City of Bridgeton. For more information, please see press release below: PR – OIS Bridgeton 2-10-17
Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae announces the above-reference free screening of the documentary “The Mask You Live In” at the Cumberland County College – Luciano Center at 6 pm. For more information see press release and flyer below: 20170112140607558 Mask You Live In
Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae announces the sentencing in the above-referred matter which took place on 12/9/16. For more information, see attached press release. richard_harold_sentencing_press_release
Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae announces that the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office is co-hosting an Expungement Seminar with the Cumberland County College. It will be held on 12/6/16 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm at the Cumberland County College – Luciano Center. Assistant Prosecutor Kim Barfield, local (Vineland) attorney Carlos Andujar, Esq., Cumberland County Human Resources Director Rosemarie read more »
Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae announces: The last public session of the Cumberland County Law Enforcement Community Engagement Series of 2016 will be held on Wednesday, November 9th at the Cumberland County College – Luciano Center from 6-8 pm. The session will cover both Internal Affairs and Emergency Management. See flyer below for more info. This session read more »
Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae announces the arraignment in the above-referenced matter will be held on 10/14/16 at 9am before the Honorable Robert G. Malestein. For more information see Vineland Police Department press release at https://www.citizenobserver.com/alerts/61148 . See also press release below: press-release-st-v-larry-pulcine
This press release is reprinted from Vineland Police Department press released dated 10/12/16: Homicide Investigation On 10/11/2016 at 5:15am, members from the Vineland Police Department were dispatched to 2196 W. Landis Ave. (Wingate Inn) in regard to a possible unconscious person. Upon arrival at the scene, officers were directed to a room where they discovered read more »
**********PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT **********
The Bridgeton Police Department is again asking for the public's cooperation. Please DO NOT leave your motor vehicle running unattended. Over the past several days approximately six motor vehicles have been stolen because the drivers have left the vehicles unattended. This is a violation under Traffic Regulation 39:4-53. Leaving vehicle with engine running.
Thank You for your anticipated help in this matter
SPECIAL PRESS RELEASE - FATAL HOUSE FIRE
Bridgeton police and fire department investigators are continuing the investigation into an early morning house fire that claimed the lives of one adult and two children, according to police.
City police and fire department personnel responded to 15 Park Ave. off of Route 49 just west of the intersection of Route 49 and Burlington Rd. at 1:49 AM Monday where they discovered the two-story structure fully involved, according to reports.
Two children, a five-year-old male, and a six-year-old female, along with their father, age 28, succumbed to injuries at the scene, according to Chief of Police Michael Gaimari and Fire Chief Todd Bowen. Three other family members who lived in the second-floor apartment where the fire is suspected to have started made it out of the structure.
They include the 26-year-old mother of the children and her 10-month-old son along with 33-year-old male relative. They are being treated at Crozier-Chester Medical Center and St. Christopher’s Hospital in Pennsylvania respectively while the male relative was taken to Inspira Hospital in Vineland for observation.
Police and fire officials stated that all the occupants of the second-floor apartment were members of the same family and that two persons, a 27-year-old female and her 2-year-old daughter who lived in the first-floor apartment also got out of the structure safely.
The fire remains under investigation.