The Italian American Police Society of New Jersey is proud to announce that it will honor John Gunnello as the 2020 Man of the Year. Born and raised in Newark, John Gunnello came from a hard working, modest, blue collar family. Johns father, Edward Gunnello was a lifelong employee for the City of Newark, who worked endless hours to earn an honest p...

The Italian American Police Society of New Jersey is proud to announce that it will honor Denise Dalessandro as it’s 2020 Woman of the Year. Dalessandro, who serves as the Hudson County Director of Roads & Public Property has deep roots in the Italian American community of Hudson County. Dalessandro has been the Woman of the Year of the Jersey City...

The Italian American Police Society of New Jersey is proud to announce that it will honor Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay Ruotolo as its 2020 Law Enforcement Executive of the Year. Ruotolo, was sworn in as acting Union County Prosecutor on July 18, 2019. Before her current appointment, Ruotolo had joined the U.S. Attorney’s Office (USAO) in Septemb...

The Italian American Police Society of NJ recently concluded its Holiday Season with a party for Big Brothers and Big Sisters of NJ. The Society purchased and collected toys for hundreds of at risk children from North Jersey. The party was held at the American Legion Post 155 in Whippany and had face painting, pizza and lots of bugs and smiles from...

The Italian American Police Society of New Jersey is proud to announce that Felician University President Dr. Anne Prisco will be honored as its 2019 Woman of the Year. Dr Prisco was elected Felician University’s fifth president in July 2012 as the first new president in 28 years and the first lay leader in the Catholic school’s history. Dr. Prisco...

With today's issues concerning Christopher Columbus, please show your support by marching in in our Columbus Day Parades. In addition to the Morris County & the NYC Columbus Day Parade, (see below) We are also participating in the Jersey City Columbus Day Parade. The Grand Marshals for this year's Parades are both IAPSNJ Members. On behalf of the C...

It's with tremendous saddness that the Italian American Police Society of NJ announces the untimely passing of it's Vice President Alfonse Imperiale this afternoon. Alfonse was one of the organization's foundation members serving on the Board for almost 20 years. Al leaves a legacy of service to NJ retiring as a Captain in the NJ Transit Police and...

The Italian American Police Society of N.J. and the family of Hannah Cerullo is asking for help for Hannah, the 11 year old daughter of Michael Cerullo of the Morris County Sheriff’s Office who is battling cancer. Hannah “the princess warrior” is fighting very hard and is in need of blood transfusions to aid her in this fight. Hannah is a sixth gra...

The Italian American Police Society of New Jersey is proud to announce its 2017 Columbus Day Parade Honorees. Chief Phyllis Bindi of the East Orange Police Department will serve as the Parade Grand Marshal in both New Jersey and New York City Columbus Day Parades. Miss Jacqueline Schulz of Union High School will serve as the 2017 Columbus Day Parad...

Since he was 4 years old, Dennis Rivelli knew he wanted a career in law enforcement. "I saw a car go by with lights flashing, and I asked my dad about it. He said it's a police car. I said 'I want to drive it.' As I got older, I wanted to be a cop," said Rivelli. The 50-year old veteran with the East Rutherford Police Department will be sworn in as...