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Sovereign Citizen Extremist Arrested After Fraudulent Liens Filed Against Public Officials

file photo  TRENTON, NJ: – Director Jared Maples, of the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (NJOHSP), along with Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal, announced that an Essex County man has been arrested for allegedly submitting two Uniform Commercial Code filings, which placed liens on the properties of four public officials in Irvington, , totaling over $ million. Courtney Alexander, 39, of Irvington was arrested Wednesday, May 23, in Irvington…
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New Summer Initiative to Keep Shore Communities Protected

Trenton, NJ -  With the unofficial start of summer less than a week away, the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (NJOHSP) has announced a new summer initiative designed to keep New Jersey’s residents safe this season. NJOHSP’s “Secure the Shore” Initiative is a specialized subsection of the State’s larger, year-round “See Something, Say Something” campaign that encourages the reporting of suspicious activity. Through suspicious activity awareness, reporting,…
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Governor Murphy Lifts State of Emergency

Trenton, NJ:  – Governor Phil Murphy today announced that the State of Emergency declared on March 6, 2018 has been lifted. New Jersey residents can resume normal activity but are still directed to use caution when navigating roads, especially due to ongoing inclement weather and continued snow melting. State offices will operate on a normal schedule. Text of Executive Order 15 is below. --------   State of New Jersey Executive Order…
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Governor Phil Murphy Directs BPU Investigation Into Storm Response

Trenton – Governor Phil Murphy today announced that he has directed the Board of Public Utilities to complete an assessment and investigation of how state utility companies responded to the twin winter storms that struck New Jersey in early March, leaving hundreds of thousands of New Jersey residents without power. “My office has instructed President Fiordaliso and the BPU to conduct a full investigation into the responses to the storm,” Governor…
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State of Emergency Issued for 8pm 3/6/18 in Advance of Winter Storm

 Trenton, NJ:  – Governor Phil Murphy today declared that New Jersey will enter a state of emergency at 8  on Tuesday ahead of tomorrow's anticipated nor’easter, authorizing the State Director of Emergency Management to activate and coordinate response and recovery efforts. Executive Order No. 14 declares the state emergency across all 21 counties in the state, and allows for the extension of resources into other parts of the state as the storm continues to impact…
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Strong Cyclone leaves 175,000 + without Power – Gas Generator Fumes will Kill You

Tips on gas generator use: The primary hazards to avoid when using a generator are carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning from the toxic engine exhaust, electric shock or electrocution, and fire. Follow the directions supplied with the generator. (Learn more about carbon monoxide poisoning.) To avoid electrocution, keep the generator dry and do not use in rain or wet conditions. Operate it on a dry surface under an open canopy-like structure,…
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Trooper of the Year Award for deactivating two live Improvised Explosive at Seaside

Watch New Jersey Strong . com News Video - State Police Announces 2017 Trooper of the Year Recipients. Troopers Deactivated Two Live Explosive after 2016 Terrorist Attack in Seaside Park. West Trenton, NJ: – Colonel Patrick Callahan earlier today announced Detective Sergeant James Abbes and Detective I Stephen Christinzio as the recipients of the 2017 Trooper of the Year Award for deactivating two live Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) that were found…
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Racketeering Indictments for Major Gun Trafficking Ring

TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal today announced that a state grand jury has returned an indictment charging seven members of a major gun trafficking ring in Camden with first-degree racketeering, including the alleged leader of the ring, his “straw purchaser” in Ohio, and five middlemen who allegedly brokered black market sales of guns – including assault rifles – to criminals in the city. The indictment was obtained by the…
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INNOVATION – New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Receive Over $1.7 Million to Accelerate Public Safety Communications Technologies

New Brunswick, NJ: Former New Jersey Governor Tom Kean speaks during 2011 NJ Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness press conference. HAMILTON, NJ – The Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (NJOHSP) $1,701,657 for research and development aimed at advancing broadband communications technologies for first responders. NJOHSP’s effort is a collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s…
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Puerto Rican evacuees in New Jersey displaced by Hurricane Maria Registration

The New Jersey Department of Human Services, in coordination with the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), encourage Puerto Rican evacuees in New Jersey displaced by Hurricane Maria to register with FEMA for disaster assistance. You can register by phone at 800-621-3363, or online at  The deadline for registration with FEMA is March 20, 2018
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9 CNBC TV News Media Activists Arrested by Airport Security for “Fake Bomb” Terrorism

Newark, NJ: 9 CNBC television crew members were arrested by authorities following an  attempted to bring a roller bag through security containing a motor, pipes and wires -- "all indicators of an improvised explosive device" -- while other members covertly recorded the encounter. Port Authority officials stated - the discovery of the fake bomb by Transportation Security Administration personnel caused large numbers of Port Authority police officers to be pulled away…
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Gov. Murphy appointments Col. Jemal J. Beale to lead the New Jersey National Guard

Wildwood, NJ – This morning at a wreath laying ceremony honoring New Jersey’s veterans, Governor-elect Phil Murphy announced the appointment of Col. Jemal J. Beale to lead the New Jersey National Guard and the state’s Department of Military and Veterans’ Affairs as Adjutant General. Col. Beale is the first minority to lead the New Jersey National Guard. Col. Beale is a decorated combat veteran with more than 30 years of military…
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Potential for Catastrophic Trenton Capitol FLASH Flooding – River Ice Jams closing roads, flooding Trenton as Government Inaugural assembles at Patriots Theatre along river

Phil Murphy is sworn in as the 56th Governor of New Jersey at the Trenton War Memorial Patriots Theater. Trenton, NJ: Snow and uphill rain runoff in the Appalachian Thrust could release river ice jams on the Delaware River as temperatures warm over New Jersey. Possible FLASH flooding with ice boulder destruction. The river is near flood stage.
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Atlantic Meteorological Cyclonic Polar Vortex striking Eastern Seaboard

Eastern Seaboard, United States: An extratropical cyclone which meets the meteorological “bomb” conditions has formed in the lower Atlantic and is spinning with a Polar Vortex -20 degree dip resulting in a blast of winter conditions from Florida panhandle north. ICE, snow and variable conditions are moving along the coast.
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Governor-elect Murphy to appoint Jared Maples Director of Homeland Security and Preparedness

Trenton — Governor-elect Phil Murphy today announced he will appoint Jared Maples as Director of the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (NJOHSP). Maples has served as Acting Director since June 2017. In the role, Maples will continue to serve as the governor’s designated Homeland Security Advisor and coordinator of the state’s counterterrorism, cybersecurity, and emergency preparedness efforts. The position of Director is a cabinet-level post. “We need a seasoned…
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