The five have more than a century of combined service to Hillsborough.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Mike Deak
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Five special police officers with more than a century of combined service were honored recently by the Hillsborough Township Committee. Receiving proclamations were Bruce Knolmayer, George Mariasz, Daniel Panucci, Randy Johnson and Christopher Thompson. The special police officers assist the police department in several ways, including providing traffic control during natural disasters and serious traffic accidents, assisting with security and crowd control at township events such as parades and fireworks night, and conducting pro-active patrol activities. In addition, the special officers fill extraneous duty assignments, conduct special performance details and participate in training. Police Chief Paul Kaminsky presented plaques to four …
Governing body also OKs ordinance to stiffen false alarm penalties.
- Mike Deak
Thursday, September 13, 2012
The township police department will be getting a new police car without any cost to local taxpayers. To replace a police vehicle that was severely damaged by fire and totaled by the township’s insurance carrier, the Township Committee on Tuesday voted to spend $46,707.95 to buy the new car. Funding from the state’s Safe Corridors Grant will provide $25,103.75 toward the purchase while the remaining $21,577.20 will be funded through the insurance carrier. The vehicle will be purchased through the Cranford Police Cooperative Pricing System from Beyer-Warnock Fleet Sales and Lease. Cost of the base car is $33,720.75. The equipment for the car, including a digital mobile video camera, VHF police radio, radar and laptop computer, will cost $12,…