Municipal officials launched a part-time special police program with fanfare in 2015 with the aim of reducing the burden on the short-staffed police force.
Strong winds down trees, cause power outages in Paterson
Strong winds associated with tropical storm Isaias downed trees and caused power outages in Paterson on Tuesday afternoon.
‘We’re scared for our lives,’ Paterson senior says as violence surges
As crime surges in the streets of Paterson, senior citizens say they are afraid to step out of their homes.
Paterson mayor announces unit to enforce Murphy’s ‘stay at home’ order
A police unit has been put together to specifically enforce governor Phil Murphy’s so-called “stay at home” order that urges New Jersey residents to practice social distancing and forces closure of nonessential businesses, announced mayor Andre Sayegh on Thursday.
Passaic County sheriff suspends foreclosure sales, eviction enforcements due to coronavirus
Passaic County sheriff Richard Berdnik has suspended foreclosure sales and enforcement of evictions due to the new coronavirus.
Paterson swears in first Muslim American police chief
Ibrahim ‘Mike’ Baycora was sworn in as police chief on Tuesday afternoon, making him the first Turkish-American and Muslim police chief in the history of Paterson.
American Red Cross picks Paterson as a signature city to install 5,000 free smoke alarms
The American Red Cross has picked Paterson as New Jersey’s signature city in its Sound the Alarm campaign, a nationwide effort to improve home fire safety throughout the Untied States by installing 100,000 free smoke alarms in a two-week period in spring 2020.