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Law Enforcement

New Jersey State Police - News, Information and helpful links provided by the New Jersey State Police

U.S Department of Justice - Many useful links and information on a Federal level.

Officer Down Memorial Site - Remembering all of Law Enforcements Heroes.

Federal Bureau of Investigation - FBI Website


Correctional

New Jersey State Inmate Locator - Locate inmate currently incarcerated in New Jersey State Prison

Corrections.com - News and Information from around the Country for Corrections Officers

New Jersey (VINE) System - Victim Information and Notification Everyday - The New Jersey VINE system is a service through which victims of crime can use the telephone or internet to search for information regarding the custody status of their offender and to register to receive telephone and e-mail notifications when the offender's custody status changes. The VINE toll-free number for the New Jersey VINE system is 1-877-846-3465. This service is provided to assist the victims of crime who have the right to know about their offender's custody status.

 


Safety and Health

Project Lifesaver - Bringing loved ones home. A program for Alzheimer's and dementia patients who tend to wander. Project Lifesaver offers a bracelet transmitter system to help law enforcement quickly locate a person that has wandered away from their caretaker. Go to our Project Lifesaver page for local information.

Megan's Law - New Jersey sex offender internet registry - Look up offenders in your area.

Cell Phone Safety for Kids - A link to a page that offers valuable information about children with cell phones and what parents can do to help safeguard them.

Federal Emergency Management Agency - The (FEMA) website offers information for children and adults dealing with the aftermath of the events of September 11th, 2001.

The children's section on FEMA's web site, www.fema.gov/kids includes explanations of what terrorist attacks are, a list of things children can do to feel better about things, and a section where kids around the country can share how they feel about terrorism events.

Safe Kids USA  -  offers many safety tips concerning children and has links to other sites of similar interest. 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - The web site contains important information on public health emergency preparedness and response. The site includes a variety of health alerts, advisories, fact sheets, and updates.

Office for the Victims of Crime - The OVC has established a national toll-free information line (1-800-331-0075) for victims and families of victims that respond to the needs of crime victims affected by the terrorist attacks. The information line is staffed by trained mental health professionals that provide crisis counseling.


Civil Help

The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs - Important information and links on how to fight fraud and how to file a consumer complaint. There is also information on known scams and other useful public information.

NJ Home Saver Program - The New Jersey HomeSaver Program offers eligible homeowners up to $50,000 in financial assistance to help bring their household monthly payment to an affordable level by using Hardest Hit Fund funds to facilitate a refinance, recast, or permanent modification of the first mortgage loan.

NJ Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency - The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (HMFA) is dedicated to increasing the availability of and accessibility to safe, decent and affordable housing to families in New Jersey.

Making Homes Affordable - Help is Here, If you’re having difficulty making your mortgage payments, mortgage companies will continue to offer assistance.

Homeownership Preservation Foundation (HPF) - Through its Homeowner’s HOPE™ Hotline, 888-995-HOPE™, Homeownership Preservation Foundation (HPF) provides comprehensive financial education and confidential foreclosure prevention counseling for FREE, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, in over 170 languages.

Hope Now - State Mortgage Assistance Programs. HOPE NOW is an alliance between counselors, mortgage companies, investors, regulators and other mortgage market participants. The alliance was encouraged by The Department of the Treasury and the US Department of Housing and Urban Development to bring together diverse stakeholders to address challenges in the mortgage market and create collaborations to solve problems.

HUD: Avoiding Foreclosure - There are a number of programs to assist homeowners who are at risk of foreclosure and otherwise struggling with their monthly mortgage payments. The majority of these programs are administered through the U.S. Treasury Department and HUD. This page provides a summary of these various programs.

Need proof of your Social Security or Supplemental Security Income? Use your my Social Security account here! Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are significant sources of income for retirees and people with disabilities. When applying for a mortgage, public, private or subsidized housing, applicants generally must provide proof of income as part of their application. For people who receive a monthly Social Security or SSI benefit, my Social Security, our secure, online service, is the fastest way to obtain a Benefit Verification or Proof of Income letter.


Crime Prevention

C.A.T.s Eyes Program - Community Anti-Terrorism Program. Report suspicious activity to the F.B.I.

M.A.D.D. - Mothers Against Drunk Driving - Help prevent Drunk or drugged driving.

New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs - Important Information regarding Scams and other public information.

HERO Campaign - Be a Designated Driver.

Anonymous Tips - An online anonymous tip program that forwards anonymous tips from the public to the Sheriff's Office through a company called Citizen Observer . This program works on your cell phone by texting a message to TIP411 (847411). You may also download our APP or you may use our online link.

Crime Stoppers USA - Crime Stoppers USA website 1-800-222-TIPS

National Crime Prevention Council - To receive an informational booklet (United for a stronger America) of action ideas on how to restore a sense of control and reconnection to the community call 800-WE-PREVENT.


Local Links

Cape May County Government - A very resourceful site with lists of all County Departments and Offices, event schedules, Auction, and Links to interesting things to see around Cape May County.

Cape May County Park and Zoo - The Cape May County Free Park and Zoo. Great Pictures!

Cape May County Emerald Society - The Society is a strong supporter of activities such as local school fund raisers, youth programs, Elks Children’s Christmas Party, Moose Lodge Children’s Party, Project Children, Irish Political Prisoners Children’s Holiday Program, Mid-Atlantic Law Enforcement Survivor’s Weekend, Firemen’s Convention etc.

Cape May County Public Safety Training Center - Located in the Crest Haven Complex, the center serves as a training facility for police, fire, rescue personnel and 911 dispatchers from the State of New Jersey.

Policy Unity Tour Chapter II - Our local Police Unity Tour Chapter - We ride for those who died.


Driver and Vehicle Safety

Ultimate Guide to Teen Driving Safety - There’s one milestone that most parents feel largely unprepared for: teenage driving.

Teen Driver Car Maintenance Checklist - The importance of keeping your car properly maintained and knowing basic automotive repair, to help prevent you from being stranded along the road and to help you avoid hefty repair bills.

Teenage Garage & Parking Safety - Remind young drivers that driveway accidents are the second leading killer of children playing around the home

Homeowners Guide to Driving Safety - Your vehicle could be a danger to yourself and those on the road with you, and you need to do all you can to be safe.

Driving at Night - What to Look Out For - Fatigue, lack of light, compromised night vision, rush hour and impaired drivers all contribute to making driving at night more dangerous than during any other time of day.

Legal Consequences of Bad Driving - Safety can be a difficult idea for teens to grasp. Sometimes, they just can't seem to “get” the realities behind the risk of texting while driving, driving under the influence, and other similar risky driving behaviors. Parents may be able to reach their teens on a deeper level by having a discussion of the potential consequences of their behaviors. This guide is intended to give an overview of the laws and consequences that affect teen drivers.

 


Other Links of Interest

New Jersey Home Page - contains links to numerous NJ State Government Agencies

Police Benevolent Association (PBA) of New Jersey - New Jersey State PBA.

Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) of New Jersey - New Jersey State FOP.

U.S. Postal Inspection Service - A site to assist if you are the victim of mail crimes.

American Red Cross - The Red Cross provides a disaster education kit for grades K-8 entitled " Masters of Disaster" to help schools incorporate disaster preparedness and response skills into such core subjects as math, social studies, science, and language arts. Visit the Red Cross web site at www.redcross.org or call 1-800-448-3543.

 


Revised on August 30, 2017

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