The Pine Hill Police Department was honored to participate in the Overbrook High School People’s Choice Awards Program. The People’s Choice Awards Program at Overbrook High School is organized by Mrs. Jennifer Kohri, a dedicated teacher at Overbrook High School. Each year, staff members at OHS are given the opportunity to select a student who demonstrates qualities such as a high level of dedication to their education, a positive influence on others, and overall excellence in attendance, attitude and citizenship.
Pine Hill Police Department Receives 2015 Jewish Community Relations Council of Southern New Jersey Community Service Award
On Tuesday, March 31st 2015, the Pine Hill Police Department’s commitment to establishing strong relationships will all members of the community we serve was recognized by the Jewish Community Relations Council of Southern New Jersey. Chief Winters accepted the award on behalf of all of the members of the Department. The Pine Hill Police Department Honor Guard had the privilege of posting the Colors at the start of the event.
Pine Hill Police Department Joins the Pine Hill Community Exploration Committee at the 2015 Annual Easter Egg Hunt
On Saturday, March 28th 2015, Ptl. Marino, SRO Rowello and Ptl. DiGiacomo joined the Pine Hill Community Exploration Committee at the Pine Hill Middle School for their Annual Easter Egg Hunt. The Officers distributed information on the dangerous of drug abuse and addiction, along with safety tips and child safety seat installation information.
As the snow finally gives way to warm spring days, the children in our community will finally have the opportunity to enjoy their time outdoors and riding their bikes. On Tuesday, March 24, 2015 the Pine Hill Police Department held their Bicycle Registration Kickoff event at the Pine Hill Middle School, Dr. Albert Bean and John H. Glenn Elementary Schools. The program was established to help locate the owners of found bicycles and ensure the necessary information is on file for those bicycles reported stolen.
On March 17th, 2015 Officers were dispatched to the 700 building at 350 Blackwood-Clementon Road for the report of a suspicious vehicle parked in the area with a male sleeping in the driver’s seat. The initial responding officer located the vehicle with the male still sleeping in the driver’s seat. During the course of the investigation the officer woke the male and due to his failure to comply with the officer’s instructions, he was asked to exit the vehicle. Shortly after exiting the vehicle, the suspect assaulted the officer and after a brief struggle the suspect fled on foot. The suspect was quickly apprehended and taken into custody by the officer without further incident. Neither the suspect nor officer were injured during the incident.
On March 11, 2015 at 3:39pm Pine Hill Officers were dispatched to the Wawa located at the intersection of W. Branch Avenue and Erial Road for the report of an unattended, suspicious package. As a precaution, the Wawa was evacuated and the area was secured. A shelter-in-place was ordered for the businesses near the incident location and vehicle traffic on Erial Road and Branch Avenue was detoured around the impacted area. Members from the Camden County Sheriff’s Department Bomb Squad responded and determined the package was empty and did not pose a threat. All shelter-in-place and vehicle restrictions were lifted at approximately 5:45pm.
The Pine Hill Police Department is initiating the recruitment process for the position of Police Officer. The Department is currently seeking to establish an eligibility list for current and future vacancies within our agency with energetic, dedicated and hardworking individuals who are currently PTC certified Police Officers or are in the process of obtaining their certification. PTC certified SLEOII Officers who are within three years of their certification date and capable of obtaining a PTC waiver for Police Officer will also be eligible for consideration.
The Pine Hill Police Department is initiating the recruitment process for the position of SLEOII Officers. The Department is currently seeking to establish an eligibility list for current and future vacancies within our agency with energetic, dedicated and hardworking individuals who are currently PTC certified SLEOII Officers or recently retired Police Officers.
Surveillance & Traffic Enforcement Operation Results in Seizure of Heroin, Crack Cocaine, Marijuana & Stolen Handgun During the week of February 23rd, the Pine Hill Detective and Patrol Bureaus conducted coordinated surveillance and traffic enforcement operations in the area of The Greens of Pine Hill in response to increased narcotic activity complaints.