PHPD Launches Autism Disorder / At-Risk Individual Registration Program in recognition of Autism Awareness Month 2016

The Pine Hill Police Department has created a registry for individuals with Autism or disabilities in efforts to give officers quick access in an emergency to critical information about an at-risk person who is registered. The registry can provide officers with emergency contact information, detailed physical descriptions, known routines, favorite attractions or special needs of an individual with Autism Disorder or other disabilities such as: Alzheimer’s, Dementia, Down Syndrome or any other endangered individuals.

 This information can greatly assist police officers when time is essential in communicating and dealing with an emergency situation involving a person with Autism Disorder as well as other disabilities.

 The registration form is three pages and asks for valuable information that the police officer may need when helping at-risk individuals. We ask that all questions be filled out completely and a current photograph be provided.  If you are unable to supply a photograph, the Pine Hill Police Department can take one for you.  The information you provide is confidential and will only be used by our police officers.

 If any of the information on the registration changes you are encouraged to inform the police department as soon as possible.  We will look to update the registration yearly to ensure we have the most current information and photographs.

 The form may be accessed on the Pine Hill Police Department website via the At-risk Individual Registration link .  The form is fillable and can be submitted directly from the form via email or it may be submitted at the Police Administration or given to any Pine Hill Police Officer.  Additional information may be obtained by emailing communityrelations@pinehillpd.com or calling 856-783-1549.

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2016 Overbrook High School People’s Choice Award

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 high level of dedication to their education, a positive influence on others, and overall excellence in attendance, attitude, and citizenship.

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CPR & AED Instruction

On April 6, 2016 Sgt. Sean Farrell conducted the first in a series of free Community CPR and AED training for the coaches and staff of the Pine Hill Youth Association. Ten coaches attended the initial CPR and AED training session, with another session scheduled in the near future to accommodate both baseball and softball coaches. An estimated 40 coaches within the Pine Hill Youth Association organization, including; baseball, basketball, cheerleading, football, soccer and softball will be trained prior to the start of their respective season.

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DEA OPERATION TAKE BACK NEW JERSEY 2016

The Pine Hill Police Department will be participating in the DEA Operation Take Back New Jersey on Saturday, April 30, 2016 from 10:00am until 2:00pm. The event will be held at the Police Administration Building located at 48 West Sixth Avenue. The Department will be providing a safe and legal method for the residents of Pine Hill and surrounding jurisdictions to dispose of unused, unwanted or expired medication. Information will also be available for local drug addiction support services and Operation SAL. Since May 2014, the Pine Hill Police Department has responded to over 60 reported drug overdoses and has deployed lifesaving naloxone in over 30 of those incidents.

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National Distracted Driving Enforcement Campaign

Officers from the Pine Hill Police Department will be cracking down on distracted drivers as part of the national distracted driving enforcement campaign; UDrive. Utext. Upay.
Beginning April 1st and running through April 21st, the campaign is to undertake visible, targeted enforcement during April, which is National Distracted Driving Month. Enforcement activities will specifically focus on driver behaviors that distract from the task of driving, such as talking on a hand-held cell phone or sending text messages.

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Utility Improvements – Blackwood Clementon Road at Laurel Road

On Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at approximately 7:00am, South State Inc. will begin improvements to gas lines along Blackwood-Clementon Road (CR 534) between Spring Garden Street and Laurel Road. The work will be done between the hours of 7:00am and 3:30pm.
Blackwood-Clementon Road will be reduced to two lanes at the intersection of Blackwood-Clementon Road and Laurel Road / College Drive during the project, resulting in a lane shift.

PHPD Physical Training Instructors join Overbrook High School Spring Sports for a Joint Workout

On March 23, 2016, Pine Hill Police PT Instructors and SRO DiGiacomo joined the OHS spring sports for the bi-annual joint workout.  Baseball, Softball, Tennis, and Track student-athletes joined officers in three groups during the “baseball workout”, consisting of flutter-kicks, squats, burpees and push-ups all separated by a 90ft sprint.  The OHS Boys Baseball completed eight cycles in fifteen minutes, completing the exercises as a motivated group! Congratulations to all of the student-athletes who gave 100% during the workout, we look forward to joining you in the future.

The purpose of the joint-workout is to bring the students and officers together in a fun, motivated atmosphere, where the officers are a role-model figure, promoting healthy life choices.  The group physical training session enables officers to interact in a non-law enforcement setting, greatly increasing the establishment of a trusting role-model relationship.

We look forward to future workouts with the motivated student-athletes of Overbrook High School!

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Congratulations Sgt. Raynore and Officer Brennan

On Monday, March 21, 2016 Pine Hill Mayor and Council promoted Officer Raynore to Sergeant and appointed SLEOII Martin Brennan as Police Officer on the motion of Public Safety Director Charles Warrington and recommendation of Chief Winters.

Officer Brennan has served as a SLEOII with the department since July 2015 and will be a welcome addition to the Patrol Bureau as an Officer.  Sgt. Raynore has served the department for over fifteen years and will also be assigned to the Patrol Bureau. 

Both Officers were supported at the meeting by members of the Pine Hill Police Department and other present and retired law enforcement officers.  Officer Brennan was honored to have his Police Officer badge affixed by Retired Chief Reeve of the Washington Twp. Police Department and former Director of the Gloucester County Police Academy.  Sgt. Raynore
had the unique privilege of having his son, Officer Ron Raynore Jr. of the Nashville Metro Police Department affix his Sergeant badge.

Congratulations to both Officers, and please join us in welcoming Officer Brennan to the department.

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2016 Annual Easter Egg Hunt

On Saturday, March 19, 2016, SRO DiGiacomo and SLEOII Brennan 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. The mobile Project Medicine Drop Box was also on-site as part of the Departments effort to collect unused, unwanted or expired medication to reduce availability in the community.

Easter Egg Hunt

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