Maplewood hosts ‘Awareness to Action’ discussion

Maplewood hosts ‘Awareness to Action’ discussion

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Mayor Frank McGehee and the Township Committee hosted an online forum with three sets of panelists on June 19, addressing law enforcement accountability, mass incarceration and the treatment of black people in the Maplewood community. The Zoom meeting, titled “Awareness to Action,” featured members of the Maplewood Community Board on Police, […]

DeVaul addresses George Floyd’s death

DeVaul addresses George Floyd’s death

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Police Chief Jimmy DeVaul released the following statement on June 3 in response to the death of George Floyd: “As chief of the Maplewood police, I would like to address the horrific murder of George Floyd at the hand of police officers in Minneapolis, Minn. Firstly, I would like to offer […]

Two men arrested for morning robbery, assault on Boyden Ave.

Two men arrested for morning robbery, assault on Boyden Ave.

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Dequan Lewis, 24, of Vauxhall, and Isaiah Gavin, 18, of Elizabeth, were apprehended by police on Jan. 10 after Maplewood patrol officers responded to 200 Boyden Ave., Avalon Bay Apartments, on the report of a disturbance of a possible robbery or shooting.  According to police, Lewis and Gavin used a crowbar to […]

MPD promotes first woman of color to captain

MPD promotes first woman of color to captain

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The whiteboard in Niheema Malloy’s office says “Let’s do this.” It’ll be erased soon because she’s moving to a new office down the hall at the Maplewood Police Department Headquarters on Springfield Avenue, but the sentiment remains. Malloy became a captain in the department Dec. 3, joining Dawn Williams as the second […]

Man shot on 45th Street in Maplewood

Man shot on 45th Street in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — A man was non-fatally shot on 45th Street in Maplewood, according information sent to the News-Record from Maplewood Police Chief Jimmy DeVaul; DeVaul’s information came from a report of the incident made by Lt. Peter Kuenzel. On Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 6:11 p.m., Maplewood officers responded to the Wawa, located at 1511 […]

Donate hats, gloves and scarves to those in need

Donate hats, gloves and scarves to those in need

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Police Department is working with FAMILYConnections to collect hats, gloves and scarves for its Winter Warmth Drive. Through Jan. 3, residents are encouraged to donate new hats, gloves and scarves at the police department, 1618 Springfield Ave.; Maplewood Town Hall, 574 Valley St.; the Board of Education, 525 Academy Road […]

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