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Two International Sold Out Games in 4 Days Starting Sat. Sept. 24, 2022 argentina national fc columbia national fc guantemal national team harrison harrison nj harrison police harrison police department jamaica national soccer nj/ny gotham fc ny red bulls red bull soccer red bulls arena red bulls stadium Sep 19, 2022

The Red Bulls Arena will be hosting two international games in four days which both are expected to sell out. The Harrison Police Department has already issued a “Massive Traffic Delays Are Expect” bulletin for Saturday, September 24, 2022, a game with a 7:30 p.m. start between the ...

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Harrison Police Announce Community Policing Events chief david strumolo community policing deputy chief patrick minutillo harrison fest turkey meal drive harrison n harrison police harrison police department harrisson fest citizen naturalization drives Sep 13, 2022

Harrison Police Chief David Strumolo announced that the Harrison Police Department will be holding Community Policing events throughout the Town of Harrison.  The first is scheduled for Thursday, September 15, 2022, at the Firehouse Playground on Sussex Street between 6 pm and 8 pm. ...

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Harrison Police National Night Out Tues. August 2, 2022 harrison nj harrison police harrison police department harrison police national night out national night out Jul 31, 2022

On Tuesday, August 2, 2022, the Harrison Police will be participating in National Night Out.  National Night Out started in 1984 to provide an annual event centered around community policing.  The concept is to have police officers meet the community and especially children so that it...

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Traffic Advisory Issued for NY Red Bulls vs. Atlanta United FC Thurs. June 30th Game arthur blank atlanta unied fc harrison nj harrison police harrison police department mercedes benz stadium new york red bulls red bull arena red bull traffic red bulls the home depot traffic bulletin Jun 29, 2022

The New York Red Bulls will take on the Atlanta United FC in an eagerly anticipated game at the Red Bulls Arena in Harrison Nj on Thursday June 30, 2022. A traffic advisory has been issued by the Harrison Police Department making residents aware of increased traffic in Harrison as a result of the...

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Noon Time Start Red Bull Arena Rugby Match Sat. June 25, 2022 harrison nj harrison police harrison police department ireland v usa rugby lond irish major league rugby major league rugby championship final red bull arena red bull traffic rugby new york saracens seattle seawolves winston churchill Jun 22, 2022

It is not the first time a Rugby game will play at the Red Bulls Arena in Harrison, New Jersey but the game’s Saturday noon start time is not something local residents are going to be enthusiastic about.  Residents in the southern part of town, SOHA, where the Red Bulls Arena is...

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Red Bulls Arena: Highlights of Ecuador v. Nigeria Soccer Game ecuador national soccer team harrison police harrison police department hudson county sheriff new york red bulls nigeria national soccer team public safety red bull arena red bull traffic traffic bulletin Jun 04, 2022

If you were wondering what all the honking and noise was about in Harrison, NJ on Thursday evening, it was because 25,000 soccer fans had descended on the Red Bulls Arena to watch Ecuador take on Nigeria in an international friendly. The game was a sold-out event and caused massive traffic jams...

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Sold Out Ecuador v. Nigeria Soccer Game Equals Public Safety Alert harrison police harrison police department new york red bulls nj/ny gotham fc red bull traffic red bulls arena red bulls stadium traffic bulletin Jun 01, 2022

The Ecuador v. Nigeria Game Scheduled for Thursday, June 2, 2022, has sold out meaning the population of Harrison will more than double Thursday night. The Red Bulls Arena has a capacity of 25,000 seats. The population of Harrison in the 2020 Census was just over 18,000 residents.  These are...

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Good News: South Dakota Troopers Honor Harrison Student editor kevin canessa harrison police harrison police department jersey journal kevin canessa new jersey state police newspaper writer kevin canessa oliber pereyra south dakota highway patrol south dakotal superintendent's life saver award the observer newspaper Apr 26, 2022

Harrison, New Jersey is over 1500 miles from the headquarters of the South Dakota Highway Patrol.  The distance did not keep the South Dakota Highway Patrol officers from making the trip to honor a resident for his heroic deeds. 

Last September (2021), three members of the South Dakota...

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Harrison Police Hires New Officers But Is it Enough green spaces harrison police harrison police department issues james fife mayor james fife parks Apr 19, 2022

In the “good old days”, the Town of Harrison was known for its very well-staffed Police Department.  Harrison’s reputation was that the Town was very safe.  While other neighboring towns had high crime statistics, Harrison’s crime statistics were low. 

The...

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Motorcycle Ride to Honor Sergaent Eddie Hernandez harrison police harrison police department holy cross cemetary indian knights motorcycle club kearny vfw lodge lt. dean mcgee motorcycle run sgt. ernie hernandez Apr 16, 2022

Harrison Police Sergeant Eddie Hernandez loved to ride his motorcycle on a sunny breezy day.  Whether he went for a ride by himself, with a couple of friends, or with his motorcycle club, being on a motorcycle in the open air was calming and a time to reflect.  Sergeant Hernandez passed...

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Harrison Police Officers Honor Firefighter Vincent J. Doffont Jr. harrison fire department harrison firefighters harrison police harrison police department kimberly taylor designs vincent doffont vincent doffont jr. Apr 12, 2022

Members of the Harrison Police Department gifted the Harrison Fire Department a beautiful custom thin red line flag in honor of Firefighter Vincent Doffont.

The flag was presented to the Harrison Fire Department at the Harrison Fire Department Headquarters.

The flag was designed and created by ...

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Harrison UDrive. UText. UPay Distractive Driving Law Enforcement calling while driving harrison police harrison police department nhtsa texting while driving udrive utext upay campaign Mar 29, 2022

Throughout the month of April 2022, the Harrison Police Department will using special funding to increase traffic patrols to encourage drivers not to text or otherwise use a handheld telephone while driving.  The campaign, UDrive, UText. UPay is a law enforcement initiative targeting...

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