Latest Press Releases

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November 24, 2023
Elizabeth Man Arrested for Homicide

November 23, 2023
Elizabeth Homicide Under Investigation

November 22, 2023
Public Report of findings following the Investigation into Allegations of Misconduct by members of the Clark Township and Clark Police Department’s leadership issued by the Office of New Jersey Attorney General Matthew J. Platki

November 6, 2023
Rahway woman found guilty in fatal stabbing

November 3, 2023
Elizabeth man sentenced for fatal shooting

November 1, 2023
Plainfield Pair Found Guilty in 2021 Homicide

October 27, 2023
Man Pleads Guilty in Elizabeth Slaying

October 26, 2023
Elizabeth Man Charged with Offenses Against a Minor

October 12, 2023
Man Indicted in Roselle Double Homicide

October 4, 2023
Man Indicted in Armed Westfield Standoff

September 29, 2023
Elizabeth Man Sentenced for Aggravated Assault

September 29, 2023
Man arrested for August homicide

September 15, 2023
Suspect Arrested In Connection Armed Gas Station Robbery Sprees

September 6, 2023
Two men charged with murder and weapons offenses

August 31, 2023
Public Assistance Needed in Sexual Assault Investigation

August 28, 2023
Elizabeth Homicide Under Investigation

August 23, 2023
Union County Prosecutor's Office Now Hiring Detectives

August 15, 2023
Woodbridge Man Charged with Sexual Assault

August 14, 2023
Elizabeth Homicide Under Investigation

August 10, 2023
Fair Lawn Man Charged with Sexual Assault of a Minor

July 26, 2023
Domestic Violence Symposium: Helping Domestic Violence Survivors Navigate a Challenging Economy

July 12, 2023
Plainfield man found guilty in 2020 strangulation murder

July 10, 2023
Union County Prosecutor’s Office and the Union County Police Chiefs Association Partners with Union County Crime Stoppers to Reduce Car Thefts and Burglaries

July 7, 2023
Plainfield Homicide Under Investigation

July 7, 2023
Elizabeth man charged with murder and weapons offenses

June 30, 2023
Three men indicted in violent robbery and carjacking spree

June 27, 2023
Elizabeth Homicide Under Investigation

June 26, 2023
Remains of 2020 homicide victim identified

June 21, 2023
Accreditation Public Comment

June 14, 2023
Body parts recovered in Elizabeth waterways last month identified

May 26, 2023
Plainfield Man sentenced for 2021 shooting of Amazon delivery driver

May 26, 2023
Bergenfield Man sentenced for 2022 fatal stabbing

May 25, 2023
Three Elizabeth Men sentenced for 2021 shooting death

May 18, 2023
Authorities seek assistance in investigation of a torso discovered in Elizabeth waters

May 8, 2023
Man charged in Roselle double homicide

May 5, 2023
Plainfield man convicted at retrial for fatally stabbing girlfriend

April 27, 2023
Fanwood Chiropractor charged for sexual misconduct

April 24, 2023
UCPO and Roselle Police investigating Double Homicide

April 6, 2023
Three men arrested for string of robberies and one carjacking in Union County

April 6, 2023
Program that helps people during mental health crisis expanding in Union County

April 4, 2023
Fanwood man arrested and charged for kidnapping and sexual assault of a minor

April 3, 2023
Mercer County Grand Jury concludes that the use of force was justified in a February 12, 2022, non-fatal police shooting in Trenton

March 31, 2023
Arrests made in October 2022 murder of Union Township man

March 28, 2023
Local police expand response program to better aid individuals in mental health crisis

March 23, 2023
Deputy First Assistant Prosecutor, David C. Hummel

March 21, 2023
Union County Prosecutor’s Office Update on Elizabeth Dog Fight

March 15, 2023
Two Elizabeth Men Sentenced in 2019 Beating Death at a Local Bar

March 10, 2023
Perth Amboy Man Sentenced in Execution-Style Shooting

March 7, 2023
Bloomfield Man Sentenced in Violent Clark Carjacking

February 8, 2023
Elizabeth Pair Found Guilty In 2020 Murder

January 30, 2023
Death of Tyre Nichols and the charging of Memphis Police officers

January 26, 2023
New York Man found Guilty in Union Township Sexual Assault

January 25, 2023
West New York man charged for attacking and sexual assaulting woman at Newark Airport