A city employee assigned to read water meters transported a gunshot victim to the hospital after a domestic violence shooting left the 36-year-old man wounded on Lee Avenue.
Law & Public Safety
New Brunswick is home to the Middlesex County Superior Court and the Middlesex County Family Court, as well as a variety of law enforcement agencies like the New Brunswick Police Department and the Rutgers University Police Department. Public safety and criminal justice are often controversial topics, and crime in the city has been a problem for centuries.
Elected Councilwoman Killed in Sayreville Shooting
Eunice Dwumfour, an up-and-coming public servant, was killed in a hail of gunfire near her home in the Parlin section of the borough at approximately 7:20pm on February 1.
RICO Charges Filed in Mass Shooting and Two Other Hub City Murders
The indictment accuses seven alleged gang members of a racketeering conspiracy in violation of the RICO Act, connecting four New Brunswick homicides, as well several non-fatal shootings, heroin distribution, and multiple types of fraud.
Police Chief Slammed With Discrimination Lawsuits From His Own Officers
Two police officers, including a lieutenant, are suing Piscataway Police Chief Thomas Mosier in separate lawsuits alleging discrimination, misconduct, and a toxic, hostile workplace.
MCPO: Elizabeth Man Emailed Bomb Threat That Closed Middlesex County Court
Authorities announced the arrest of a 30-year-old man from Elizabeth, claiming that he was responsible for a bomb threat that forced evacuations on the morning of October 25.
Shooting Calls to NBPD Increased Sharply in 2021, Data Analysis Shows
A data analysis conducted by New Brunswick Today shows a substantial increase in the number of gun violence incidents reported to police in 2021.
Young Man Murdered in Broad Daylight at New Brunswick’s Most Dangerous Corner
A 23-year-old man was killed by gunfire shortly after 10am on a Sunday morning at what has become the city’s most dangerous hotspot for gun violence.