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NJOHSP Pays Tribute to New Jersey Residents Who Lost Their Lives on September 11, 2001

JERSEY CITY, NJ – On September 8, New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (NJOHSP) Director Jared Maples will speak at the New Jersey 9/11 Memorial Foundation’s Empty Sky Memorial 5K Run/Walk, along with several municipal, county, State, and federal law enforcement leaders. Director Maples will take part in the 9/11 Memorial Remembrance Ceremony that kicks off the event at approximately 9:30 , followed by the 5K Walk/Run. The course for the 5K starts at the Empty Sky Memorial located…
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Candlelight Vigil held for International Overdose Awareness Day

Robbinsville, NJ: The Mercer County Prosecutor's Office, Robbinsville Township, and the Prevention Coalition of Mercer County hold a candlelight vigil for those who lost their lives to Opioid overdose. At least 72,000 people overdose on opioids per year in the United States. International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held one day during the last week in August each year and aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death. It also acknowledges the…
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New Jersey Celebrates National Night Out

Robbinsville, NJ: Attorney General Gurbir Grewal joined Mercer County Prosecutor's Office, Prosecutor Angelo Onofri (L),  and Robbinsville Township Police Department at Trenton's and Robbinsville National Night Out. It was a wonderful evening celebrated by all. #NationalNightOut Share More: ;hc_ref=ARSNjuQfjW8xwWn3gKU2qxyDKOJeMm-DUweM-kKQDPe5JCkw-WDiWYvgy71-3bs3F9A  
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INNOVATION – PRINCETON Governor Murphy Announces Tools to Spur Innovation and Growth of High-Tech Firms

WATCH Princeton Strong Video. PRINCETON, NJ – Story via Gov Office - Governor Phil Murphy today announced two important tools – the Incubator and Collaborative Workspace Rent Initiative (ICWRI) and a modernized Research and Development (R&D) tax credit –  to support new and established high-tech companies in growing the Garden State’s Innovation Economy. The Governor made the announcement during a visit to Princeton Innovation Center BioLabs. “Both of these initiatives will allow us to take full advantage of all New Jersey…
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Carnival Season Opens – Family Fun at St. Gregory’s Hamilton Event – 2 Arrested for Violent Threat

Hamilton, NJ: On June 20th, 2018, the Hamilton Police Division received a report of a threat of violence targeting a juvenile victim in the location of Saint Gregory’s Carnival. Two Hamilton Township juveniles, ages 15 and 17, were identified as the source of the threats and taken into custody without further incident and petitioned for Terroristic Threats. Any member of the public with information regarding this incident should contact Detective Pollard of the Hamilton Police Division Juvenile Unit (609) 581-4026…
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State of NJ Homeland Special Events Resources

Trenton, NJ: The State of NJ, Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness offer Special Event Resources. NJOHSP compiles a statewide list of special events to be distributed to all law enforcement agencies to provide situational awareness and to assist in local planning requirements. Special events include any event that attracts large numbers of participants and spectators in both a public and/or private venue. Examples include: concerts, marathons, firework displays, community celebrations, visits by VIPs, sporting events, holiday gatherings, etc. We…
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