ANNOUNCEMENT - September 13, 2022 Curfew Press Release


ANNOUNCEMENT - September 7, 2022 Accreditation Press Release

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The Phillipsburg Police Department is scheduled for an assessment as part of 
its program to achieve accreditation by verifying that it meets recognized professional
best practices.

Administered by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police, the
the accreditation program requires agencies to comply with best practice standards in five
basic areas: the administrative function, the personnel function, the operations
function, the investigative function, and the arrestee/detainee function.

Agency employees and the public are invited to offer comments by calling 908-
878-3886 on September 15th, 2022, between the hours of 10 am and 11 am.
Comments will be taken by the Assessment Team. Email comments can be sent to the
the police department at

Telephone comments are limited to 5 minutes and must address the agency's
ability to comply with the NJSACOP standards. Please contact Chief Robert Stettner
at 908-454-5501 ext. 325 for more information.

Anyone wishing to submit written comments about the Phillipsburg Police
Department's ability to comply with the standards for accreditation may send them by
email to Harry J Delgado, Ed.S Accreditation Program Director,, or write to the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of
Police, Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission at 751 Route 73 North, Suite 12,
Marlton, NJ 08053.

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Honor Guard service of fallen Officer Kenneth "Red" Vandergrift.

November 20, 1930, Ptl. Kenneth "Red" Vandergrift was mortally wounded by gunfire during a domestic disturbance. Today, 90 years later we remember his sacrifice for the citizens of Phillipsburg.

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