• Town Council Gets Demo Of Police Body Cams

    The Verona Town Council met on Monday, September 17 and got a demonstration of the new body cams that the Verona Police Department will deploy in mid-October.  Chief Christopher Kiernan told the Council that the cameras capture...

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  • Kiernan To Be Sworn In As Chief Of Police

    Christopher Kiernan, who has been acting chief of the Verona Police Department since January, will be sworn in as the VPD’s full-fledged chief on Thursday, August 2. The ceremony will take place at the Verona municipal building...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Police Day 2018

    On Tuesday, June 12, representatives from state, county, and local law enforcement agencies participated in this year’s Law Enforcement Appreciation Day at H.B. Whitehorne Middle School.Nicknamed “Police Day”, it marks the end of classroom sessions led by...

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  • Verona Police Run For Special Olympics

    Those familiar faces running up Bloomfield Avenue are Verona Police Officers McMahon, Pami, Juiliano, Maguire and Seubert, who participated in the 35th Annual Special Olympics Torch Run last week. The runs have become the largest public awareness...

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  • VPD’s Banta To Be Honored By Essex Law Enforcement Group

    Verona Police Department Detective Sergeant Timothy Banta will be honored in May by the law enforcement organization The 200 Club of Essex County for his efforts to subdue an armed and severely distraught suspect in Verona last year....

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Police Warn About Downed Wires

    The Verona Police Department has issued a Nixle alert saying that there are downed wires in several areas of down, and that residents should stay away from them. They are specifically asking that residents of Ann Street,...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Letter: Thanks For Police Drill Training

    To the Editor: I’d like to thank you for spending time with all the Officers at Livingston Police Department’s Active Shooter Training this past week. Over the last 20 years this training has become an unfortunate necessary...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Inside An Active Shooter Drill

    This is a drill. This is only a drill. But there are metal casings all over the school’s hallways and the acrid smell of something that shouldn’t ever be smelled in a school–gun activity. It’s only a...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Shoutout To Verona Police Department

    To the Verona Police Department: Due to the untimely death of my sister, the past few weeks have been very challenging for myself and my children. We could not have accomplished all that had to be done...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Worker Critical After Annin Site Plunge

    A 52-year-old construction worker from Newark is in critical condition after falling Monday afternoon from the new building under construction at the site of the former Annin Flag factory. According to the Verona Police Department’s acting chief...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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