The Italian American Police Society of NJ hosted a Holiday Party for hundreds of children and volunteers from Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Northern New Jersey at the Parsippany Police Athletic League. Santa and Mrs. Claus joined officers to provide toys, gifts, pizza, and gift cards to children in single-parent families. The Society, founded in...

During this Holiday Season, members of the Italian American Police Society of New Jersey will continue to support Big Brothers & Big Sisters of New Jersey by providing toys and gifts for children in single parent families. Come join us in East Hanover at Vespucci’s Marketplace on December 4th to collect toys for families in need. We are very apprec...

The Italian American Police Society of New Jersey is sad to announce the passing of Its 1st Vice President, Chief John Lazzara. A wake will be held on Wednesday, October 20th from 3 pm to 8 pm at the Vander May Wayne Colonial Funeral Home located at 567 Ratzer Road in Wayne. There will be a service on Thursday, October 21st at 10:30am at the funera...

The Board of County Commissioners invites residents to Union County’s 13th Annual Columbus Day Flag Raising event. The ceremony will take place Friday, Oct. 8th, at 1:00 p.m., on the steps of the historic Union County Courthouse, located at 2 Broad Street in Elizabeth. “We are proud of the achievements of Italian Americans who have made amazing con...

School board officials were criticized on Tuesday after a motion to reinstate Columbus Day on the school calendar did not pass. More than 20 residents and local Italian American activists attended the Rockaway Township Board of Education meeting and spoke in support of the motion. Board members renamed the day Indigenous Peoples' Day after a board...

The Italian American Police Society of NJ is sad to announce the passing of retired Madison Police Chief Vincent Chirico after a courageous battle against COVID-19. Chief Chirico was a long time member and served as chief from 2004 to 2009, where he retired after 39 years of relentless service. Chief Chirico fought the impossible fight having been...

During this unprecedented health care crisis, members of the Italian American Police Society of New Jersey will join our brothers and sisters from Blacks in Law Enforcement Serving the Community, Union County Hispanic Law Enforcement Association and the First Responder Children’s Foundation to assist elementary school students in need as they retur...

Recently, there have been a lot of discussions about the movement to attack the reputation and historical importance of Christopher Columbus. Turbulent events in our nation have led to many emotions that have impacted cities and towns throughout New Jersey. While we work to understand and examine the historical conditions that have shaped our natio...

Hello friends and members, our friend and member Ron Peluzzo fell ill when he was down in Florida about 2 months ago. He is doing better and now his wife would like to take him back home Philadelphia. Ron would regularly travel from Philly to attend our meetings with his father and another friend from Philly. Ron’s wife would like to take him home...

During this unprecedented health care crisis, law enforcement officer members of the Italian American Police Society of New Jersey are on the front lines of danger on the street, behind bars, guarding transportation systems and in many other locations. The amazing heroes in this battle are the men and women working as nurses, doctors and medical pe...