As our communities change, we as law enforcement must adapt. The Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office, as the Chief Law Enforcement Agency in Cumberland County, understands this very well. In a never ending quest to develop and grow, we must answer our call to service in whatever way is needed to connect with the community we read more »
Date of Incident: August 9, 2017 Address/Location: 300 Block of North Pearl Street Municipality: Bridgeton, NJ Victim: Eric Blocker The Bridgeton Police Department and the CCPO Major Crimes Unit, investigated the shooting death of Eric Blocker. A male subject identified as Eric Blocker of Bridgeton, NJ was shot multiple times in the 300 block of North Pearl read more »
Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae announces that it has partnered with the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General and Volunteers in Service to America to host a VISTA (intern) for a period of one year. For more information, please see press release below:
PUBLIC NOTICE The Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of its program to achieve accreditation by verifying that it meets recognized professional best practices. Administered by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police, the accreditation program requires agencies to comply with best practice standards in five basic read more »
Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae announces the Indictment and arrest of Sheldon Goldsborough and Michael Loftin in the murder of Damian Mills and Kevin Peterson on March 8, 2015. For more information, please see press release and indictment below. PR – Goldsborough-Loftin.docx 201709011440
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office is collaborating with the Center for Family Services and the Cumberland County College to host a Stand Out Against Domestic Violence Event on 10/18/17. For more information, please see attached flyer:
Prosecutor Webb-McRae announces that the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) Accreditation Assessment Team is coming to the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office. The Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment. For more information, please see press release attached below: Accreditation Press Release
Did you know that 1 in 3 children in the United States live in a home without their natural father? According to the National Fatherhood Initiative, this places youth at greater risk for Adverse Childhood Experiences as described in the infographic below. The CCPO is collaborating with the Rutgers – Southern Regional Child Care Resource read more »
First Assistant Prosecutor Harold B. Shapiro announces the outcome of a police involved shooting investigation and subsequent death involving Hector Rodriguez. For more information, please see press release below: PR – Hector Rodriguez
Vineland Police Department is hosting National Night Out on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at Vineland High School grounds from 5 – pm. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors read more »
The New Jersey Attorney General’s Office is sponsoring a Gun Buy Back in three locations (Camden, Newark and Trenton) on July 28th and 29th from 8AM – 8PM. For more information, please see flyer below:
Prosecutor Webb-McRae announces that the County Prosecutor’s Association of New Jersey has made 4 scholarship opportunities available. Please see press release from the County Prosecutor’s Association of New Jersey attached below. To download the applications for the scholarships, go to http://mercercountyprosecutor.com/scholarships/ .
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 »
ATTENTION CUMBERLAND COUNTY RESIDENTS. TELL US HOW YOU FEEL ABOUT GANG AND GUN VIOLENCE!
A community conversation about Gang and Gun Violence will be held in the City of Vineland on Monday, June 25th.
Cumberland County (through the CCPO) was one of five communities throughout the nation to secure a $739,000 grant to combat gang and gun violence throughout our community. Our initiative is called CC THRIVE (Cumberland Collective to Help Reverse Inequality and Violence Everywhere) and we want to know how you feel about gang and gun violence in our community.
Come out to the Vineland Community Conversation. ...
Assistance is needed identifying the suspect pictured below. He is alleged to have stolen merchandise form Goodwill on North High Street. He was said to be operating the vehicle pictured below which may be a dark colored Ford Focus. Any info received will remain anonymous. Ofc Rodriguez 18-15876. ...