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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.


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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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Volunteer Position of Auxiliary Police Officer

 
The Lyndhurst Police Auxiliary is now accepting applications for the volunteer position of auxiliary police officer. The Auxiliary Police is a volunteer organization composed of civic minded people who work together to improve the level of safety and security in our community. Its mission and purpose is to augment the officers of the Lyndhurst Police Department during states of emergency and times of civil or natural disasters. On occasion, auxiliary officers may be asked to perform duties such as crowd control, traffic control, and patrols of municipal properties.
 
All auxiliary officers are required to attend and successfully complete the 52 hour Auxiliary Police training program at the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Institute in Mahwah, NJ. This year’s academy will be held each Monday and Thursday evening starting on February 24, 2010 through April 27, 2020. Academy attendance is mandatory.
 
Becoming a member of the auxiliary police is a great way for the civic-minded individual to assist the community, as well as being an ideal way for those men and women looking to pursue a career in law enforcement to gain valuable public safety experience. Eligible applicants must be from the Township of Lyndhurst or from one of the surrounding towns. A complete background investigation will be performed on each prospective candidate.
 
For more information about the Lyndhurst Police Auxiliary, please contact Detective Sergeant Vincent Auteri of the Lyndhurst Police Department at (201) 939-2900 ext. 2770. The deadline to submit an application is Monday, January 20, 2020.