Salem County teacher charged with sexually assaulting girl, 3

A local man who works as a school teacher in Salem City has been jailed on charges of sexually assaulting a young girl.

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Salem County drug network broken up, 14 arrested, cops say

A three-month interstate investigation that involved local, county, state and federal authorities has resulted in the arrest of 14 and the seizure of narcotics and cash, officials say.

Penns Grove man indicted in machete attack on man, woman

A Penns Grove man has been indicted by a Salem County grand jury for his alleged using a "knife or machete-type object," according to court documents.

What happens when you text a tip to N.J. police?

Salem County law enforcement launched the use of the "tip411" system Thursday, July 16, 2015. The system will allow residents to provide anonymous crime tips to all police departments that cover Salem County.

Salem County youth get hands-on lesson about role of law enforcement

The Diversity in Law Enforcement Academy held by Salem County Prosecutor's Office teaches high school level students the necessary skills to be a police officer. Detectives from the Prosecutor's Office demonstrate teamwork.

Heroin, suspected drug cash all seized in Elmer raid, authorities say

A borough man was jailed after authorities say they found numerous packets of heroin along with a prescription drug and cash allegedly from drug sales.

N.J. law enforcement officers commended for dedication, service

Putting their lives on the line daily, fighting crime, and rescuing those in need, Salem County law enforcement officers were commemorated for their dedication at the annual award ceremony Thursday afternoon.

Tasers on order: 6 Salem County police departments to get devices

Six municipal police departments in the county are getting tasers this summer thanks to a special grant through the New Jersey Attorney General's Office,

17 arrests, 166 citations issued in major Salem County highway safety initiative

A major highway safety initiative in the eastern part of Salem County resulted in the arrest of 17 people and 166 motor vehicle citations being issued, according to the Salem County Prosecutor's Office.

Police chaplain program will help strengthen community connections in Salem County

Police officers are called to a lot of traumatizing scenes. Whether it's a fatal accident or a homicide, they have to do their job and investigate the situation often while talking with a victim's family.

Man, 27, stabbed to death in Salem City

A city man was stabbed and died Sunday morning in what may have been a domestic dispute, authorities said.

Penns Grove man charged with attempted murder following machete attack

On Monday around 10:30 p.m., emergency personnel were dispatched to Walnut Street by a reported of two people suffering from multiple wounds after they were reportedly assaulted.

Salem County Prosecutor's Office arrests 18 in 'quality of life' operations

Eighteen people were arrested when the Salem County Prosecutor's Office Criminal Investigation Division conducted "quality of life" operations in Salem and Penns Grove in the first half of March, Salem County Prosecutor John T. Lenahan said Tuesday.