Irvington has first homicide of 2017, as mayor praises lower crime rate

IRVINGTON, NJ — Irvington suffered its first homicide of 2017 on Saturday, Feb. 25. On Monday, Feb. 27, acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray and township Public Safety Director Tracy Bowers announced and investigation into the murder of Tajmiah Philips, 31, of Newark by the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide-Major Crimes Task Force and the […]

Mayor unveils new police unit at township address

IRVINGTON, NJ — Last year, Mayor Tony Vauss unveiled the Irvington Public Safety Department Police Division’s new Special Enforcement Response Team at his second annual State of the Township Address. This year, Vauss introduced the Police Division’s new Threat Assessment Criminal Intelligence Team at his third annual State of the Township Address on Thursday, Jan. […]