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Atlantic City police to enforce juvenile curfew

Atlantic City police will be cracking down on juveniles out past curfew amid growing violence among teens.The Juvenile Curfew Act adopted in 2006, does not allow juveniles out from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., unless accompanied by a parent.When it was first enacted, “there had been an increase in juvenile violence, juvenile gang activity and … Read more Atlantic City police to enforce juvenile curfew

Atlantic City, state working on solutions to recent violence

“We do know we need to intervene in this and stop it before it spreads,” Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver said of the rash of gun violence that has hit Atlantic City’s youth especially hard.Six people have died in shootings this year, the total number of homicides for all of 2018. Five of the victims were … Read more Atlantic City, state working on solutions to recent violence

Atlantic City’s surveillance center solving crimes beyond city’s borders

Atlantic City’s police surveillance center is helping to solve crimes in other towns. After Sunil Edla was killed in front of his Ventnor home Friday night, his stolen SUV was found in the 1600 block of Sewell Avenue in Atlantic City. Using their access to cameras throughout the city, officers were able to track the … Read more Atlantic City’s surveillance center solving crimes beyond city’s borders

N.J. license plates would let loved ones honor fallen officers, firefighters

Family members of fallen police officers and firefighters could soon have license plates commemorating them. Legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Joe Howarth, R-Burlington, passed the Law and Public Safety Committee unanimously Thursday. The tags would be funded through donations from individuals, corporations or organizations and would come and no cost to the family members who apply. … Read more N.J. license plates would let loved ones honor fallen officers, firefighters

Atlantic City firefighters come to rescue in Mullica

Atlantic City firefighters went a distance to help a woman trapped in a well Thursday. The Fire Department’s Special Operations Unit was called to help in Mullica Township after 3 p.m. for a woman who got stuck in a nearly 12-foot-deep well. Rescue 1, Engine 2 and Battalion 1 were able to safely lift the … Read more Atlantic City firefighters come to rescue in Mullica