Christie flashy in field, catches some jeers in charity game at Yankee Stadium

Chris Christie bats in True Blue Celebrity Softball game Gov. Chris Christie participates in the True Blue Celebrity Softball game to honor slain NYPD officers Brian Moore, Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu on June 3, 2015 at the Bronx. (Video by Aristide Economopoulos | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) NEW YORK — Tough crowd, New York.… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: June 4th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Christie | Tags: , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

NYPD cop shot in head this weekend has died, police say

assetContentNEW YORK — The New York City police officer shot in the face Saturday in Queens died Monday. Brian Moore, 25, was pronounced dead at Queens General Hospital two days after being shot by a former convict in Queens Village, the Post and the Daily News reported. His family decided to remove Moore from life-support this… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: May 4th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: New York, News, NYPD | Tags: , | Comments Off on NYPD cop shot in head this weekend has died, police say

Retired cop from Hazlet commits suicide in NYC courthouse, report says

Robert Newell, photo via facebook

Robert Newell, photo via facebook

A federal court officer from Monmouth County committed suicide in a courthouse in New York on Thursday morning, reports said. Robert Newell, 50, shot himself once in the head in a basement locker room at the Thurgood Marshall U.S. Courthouse in Lower Manhattan, the Post and the Daily News reported separately. The shooting took place just… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: January 23rd, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Hazlet, Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Retired cop from Hazlet commits suicide in NYC courthouse, report says

Union Beach Joins Middletown in Supporting Law Enforcement With Blue Light

 

Blue LightsThe Borough of Union Beach is joining Middletown Township in showing their support of all law enforcement personnel by light their town blue between now and January 1st.

MMM has received an advanced copy of the following statement that the Borough will release on Tuesday:

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Posted: December 23rd, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Law Enforcement, Middletown, Monmouth County, New Jersey, New York, News, NYPD, Police | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments »

One Woman Protest Declares ‘Blue Lives Matter’

By Jeremy Baratta

Amanda Bolvito

Amanda Bolvito

“Black Lives Matter” has become a popular protest slogan, from Union Square to the Mall of America. Today, after the unprovoked shooting of two NYPD officers sitting in their patrol car in Brooklyn over the weekend, one woman started a protest movement of her own closer to home.

Amanda Bolvito, a married 24 year-old waitress with 2 small children, went to office depot, bought about $19 worth of supplies, and emblazoned a sign with the message “Blue Lives Matter.”

She took her sign to the corner of Route 27 and Main Street, outside of the Metuchen Borough Hall and Police Station. First spotted at around noon and interviewed at 1:30 pm, she reported being there since around 11 this morning. She plans to be out there until “[she] can’t take the cold.”

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Posted: December 22nd, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County, New Jersey, NYPD, Police | Tags: , , , , | 10 Comments »

Middletown Stands With Law Enforcement

Township Committee Calls For Residents to Light Their Homes Blue

Blue LightsIn response to the execution style murders of NYPD Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, the Middletown Township Committee has order that Town Hall be lit blue starting tonight through January 1st, 2015.

The Township Committee issued the following statement this morning:

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Posted: December 22nd, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Law Enforcement, Middletown, Monmouth County, NYPD, Police | Tags: , , , , , , | 3 Comments »

Giuliani Unloads On Obama, de Blasio After Police Killings

assetContent (1)Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani accused President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio of creating what he called propaganda that led to Saturday’s shooting death of two NYPD officers. On “Fox News Sunday,” the former presidential candidate blamed the two, as well as others who have protested against police brutality in… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: December 22nd, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: New York, NYPD, Police | Tags: , , , , | 1 Comment »

Over 50,000 Sign Petition for de Blasio’s Resignation

assetContent (7)A petition calling for the resignation of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on MoveOn.org has received over 52,000 signatures, a response to the murder of NYPD officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu. The petition, created by a group know only as “The people of NYC,” reads: With the recent news surrounding the NYPD and… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: December 21st, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: New York, NYPD, Politics | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

N.J. police union warns officers to ‘take extra caution’ after NYPD killings

assetContentThe killing of two New York City police officers in an ambush attack this weekend prompted New Jersey’s largest police union to issue a warning today, urging its members to “take extra caution and use increased safety in the coming weeks.” The advisory from the state’s Police Benevolent Association comes a day after a 28-year-old man… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: December 21st, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey, New York, News, NJ State Police, Police | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

After NYPD deaths, Newark pulls one-officer units off the streets, union says

assetContentNEWARK — Owing to safety concerns, the Newark Police Department is pulling one-officer units off of the streets, according to the president of the police officer’s union there. “The Newark Fraternal Order of Police is primarily concerned with the safety of the officers in the street,” James Stewart, the president of the union, said late Saturday.… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: December 21st, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County, New Jersey, Newark | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »