Latest Press Releases

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December 1, 2022
Newark Man and Union Woman Arrested for Sexual Assault and Exploitation of a Minor

November 22, 2022
Elizabeth man convicted in beating death

November 21, 2022
Bloomfield man convicted in 2019 Clark carjacking and attempted murder

November 15, 2022
Rahway man arrested in weekend homicide

November 4, 2022
Fugitive wanted for Plainfield homicide apprehended in Guatemala

October 19, 2022
Linden Man Sentenced to 22 years for fatal shooting

October 18, 2022
Union homicide under investigation

October 17, 2022
Nominations Sought For 2023 Union County Human Relations Commission Unity Achievement Awards

October 17, 2022
Safe Place Initiative

October 12, 2022
Linden Man Sentenced to 14 years for fatal shooting

October 12, 2022
Jersey City Man Sentenced to 55 years for fatal shooting

October 6, 2022
Plainfield man charged with murder and weapons offenses

September 22, 2022
Scotch Plains man convicted on all counts following child sex assault trial

September 20, 2022
Plainfield homicide under investigation

September 13, 2022
Elizabeth man charged with first degree murder

August 26, 2022
Plainfield man sentenced to 9 years for 2015 McDonald’s robbery

August 24, 2022
Certificate of Commendation for Outstanding Performance in the Line of Duty Awarded to Sergeant Rudolfo Correia

August 24, 2022
Fanwood woman charged with theft and forgery

August 4, 2022
Winfield Park man found guilty in slashing man’s throat outside of Rahway bar

July 22, 2022
Linden man arrested for committing sexual offenses against three minors and one adult

July 8, 2022
Authorities Seek Public’s Help in Solving Decade Old Homicide of Linden Teen

July 7, 2022
Man Pleads Guilty to Murdering his Girlfriend

July 1, 2022
Narcotics Investigation Yields Cache of Narcotics and Handguns

June 24, 2022
Plainfield Man found Guilty in 2015 Mcdonald’s Robbery

June 15, 2022
20 Outstanding Citizens Honored by Union County Human Relations Commission at Unity Award Presentation

June 14, 2022
Hudson County Man Found Guilty in Shooting Death of Elizabeth Man

June 14, 2022
Essex County Man Sentenced in Killing of his Child’s Mother

June 13, 2022
Hudson County Man Sentenced in Fatal Hit-and-Run of Child

June 9, 2022
Plainfield man indicted in Plainfield and Westfield sexual assaults

June 1, 2022
Union County Law Enforcement Makes Joint Statement on Buffalo and Uvalde, Texas Shootings

June 1, 2022
Linden woman charged in a years-long Medicaid fraud scheme

May 31, 2022
Elizabeth homicide under investigation

May 11, 2022
Union County Collects Over 100 Weapons In Gun Turn In Event

April 13, 2022
Man arrested in Elizabeth road rage attempted murder

April 8, 2022
Two men arrested for Elizabeth murder

April 6, 2022
Former Summit teacher indicted for sexual crimes against several students

April 5, 2022
Man Pleads Guilty in Disappearance and Death of his Child's Mother

April 1, 2022
One man arrested one remains at-large in Elizabeth home invasion

March 30, 2022
Hudson County man found guilty in fatal hit-and-run of child

March 30, 2022
Fugitive shooter captured for Elizabeth murder

March 23, 2022
Bergen County man arrested for Elizabeth slaying

March 23, 2022
Opportunity to donate to the people of Ukraine will now be available at the Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 14, 2022
Union County to host donation drive for people of Ukraine

March 13, 2022
Man arrested in connection with Plainfield homicide

March 11, 2022
Elizabeth man arrested for sexually assaulting children over a several-year period

February 25, 2022
On Sixth Anniversary of Rahway Killing, Investigators Seek Public’s Help

February 17, 2022
Three men arrested for attempted murder in Plainfield shooting

February 16, 2022
Man arrested for a violent December robbery spree in Plainfield

February 16, 2022
Union County Prosecutor’s Office, Kean University Hold Law Enforcement Recruitment Event

February 1, 2022
Newark man captured and arrested for summertime Elizabeth slaying

January 31, 2022
Man arrested in connection with fatal stabbing in Plainfield

January 31, 2022
Elizabeth teacher arrested for sexual misconduct

January 30, 2022
Trenton man arrested for Hillside slaying

January 13, 2022
Co-founder of Summit robotics lab indicted for sexual crimes against students

January 1, 2022
Elizabeth man charged in connection with fatal stabbing