As reported by, Hamilton Mayor Kelly Yaede met with the Township firefighters’ unions two years ago about consolidation and said she is pleased to finally see petitions going to taxpayers to start the process.  The mayor, though, believes the unions which are spearheading the effort should be seeking signatures in all districts, including

As reported by, the Hamilton Township firefighters’ unions will start knocking on residents’ doors asking them to sign petitions calling for the consolidation of the Township’s nine fire districts into one force that would provide protection to the entire town.  The resolutions call for the dissolution of the district the taxpayers live in. 

As reported by, the $21.2 million budget East Windsor is proposing for 2015 does not include consolidated police services with Hightstown, Mayor Janic Mironov said.  “The budget we have prepared does not in any manner reflect any possible police services agreement with Hightstown,” she said.

Closed-door discussions between the towns are ongoing as

As reported in the Burlington County Times, a controversial ordinance to revise the local code to create a Civilian Police Director’s position has been put on hold.  The Pemberton Township Council voted unanimously Wednesday night to table a vote on the ordinance and create a subcommittee to research and review the position of Civilian Police

As reported in NJ.Com. the Mayors of the three South Hunterdon municipalities with local police forces are talking about a regionalized department and are moving forward with the support of county Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns III and Freeholder Rob Walton.

The mayors of Lambertville, West Amwell and Delaware Townships advocate a police merger.  A

As reported by, the Democratic-controlled Board of Chosen Freeholders in Bergen County is scheduled to take a final vote Wednesday on an ordinance that makes the 88-member County Police Department a division of the Sheriff’s Office.

Four Democrats and two Republicans will likely vote to approve the merger. County Executive Kathleen Donovan has

As reported in on July 22, 2013, the Bergen County Prosecutors Office refused to reimburse the towns of Park Ridge, Montvale and Woodcliff Lake, for the cost of a police consolidation study which the Borough of Montvale rejected. 

The study, which cost $49,000.00, stated that the three boroughs would save $1 million dollars by

As reported by, seven municipalities in Camden County have made a request for proposals looking into the possibility of consolidating the management of their respective police departments. The municipalities, Audubon, Collingswood, Haddonfield, Haddon Heights, Haddon Township, Mount Ephraim, and Oaklyn, all independently authorized the RFPs, stating they are open to the idea of