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Project Medicine Drop

The Lyndhurst Police Department, under the direction of Public Safety Mayor Robert B. Giangeruso. and Chief James O'Connor, has joined the New Jersey Attorney General's "Project Medicine Drop" initiative. A Project Medicine Drop box has been installed at police headquarters at 367 Valley Brook Avenue, Lyndhurst.

Residents may visit the Lyndhurst Police Department at any time, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, to dispose of their unused or excess medications. Members of the public are invited to visit the Project Medicine Drop sites and drop off any unused prescription medications anonymously and with no questions asked.

More information about Project Medicine Drop, including the full list of Project Medicine Drop locations, can be found at NJConsumerAffairs.gov. For more information about the drop box located at the Lyndhurst Police Department please contact (201) 939-2900 ext. 2740.


Lyndhurst OEM Mobile App

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The Lyndhurst OEM mobile app is designed to keep Lyndhurst citizens, businesses, and visitors prepared for and alerted to emergencies. The new mobile app is available for download free of charge from the iPhone and Google Play (Android) app stores.

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Letter from Chief of Police Richard L. Jarvis

Residents, Business Owners and Visitors of the Township of Lyndhurst,

I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself as your newly appointed Chief of Police. I have been serving as an officer since 2001. Since appointed, I have spent a majority of my career serving in the Patrol Division, most recently serving as Tour Commander/Supervisor.

As a lifelong township resident, a husband and father to three children in the Lyndhurst School District, I have a vested interest and hold the safety of our community in utmost importance. It is an honor to serve as your Chief, and I am eager to continue working with all members of this fine police department to ensure the safety of this community. I want each and every individual to know that the officers that serve our community share the same passion to serve as I and will work diligently and professionally each and every day to achieve this goal.

As we move forward, I have outlined a plan for the immediate future to address many longstanding issues around town. Below is a brief list of our priorities: