Recent Announcements


2018 Canoe Carnival Traffic Regulations

posted Aug 2, 2018, 8:54 AM by John McGinnis   [ updated Aug 2, 2018, 8:54 AM ]

2018 CANOE CARNIVAL
TRAFFIC REGULATIONS

Chief Robert Dugan advises all residents and operators of motor vehicles that the following special traffic regulations will be in effect for the annual Canoe Carnival on Saturday, August 4, 2018. Additional traffic regulations will also be in effect for Chippewa Trail on Friday, August 3, 2018 for the annual Festival of Lights Night.

There will be NO PARKING in the following areas between the hours of 4:00 pm, Saturday, August 4, and 4:00 am, Sunday, August 5, 2018. Violators will be issued traffic citations and vehicles will be towed at the owner’s expense.

Apache Trail
No Parking the entire length on the west side.
Beach Drive
No Parking the entire length on either side.
Beach One Park Lot
No Public Parking, reserved for VIP, handicapped and emergency vehicles.
Bowker Road
No Parking the entire length on the north side.
Cherokee Trail
No Parking southbound (Beach One side.)
Chippewa Trail
No Parking the entire length opposite Upper and Lower Aetna Lakes.
Comanche Circle
No Parking the entire length on either side.
Comanche Trail
No Parking from Stokes Road to Timbo Trail on the lakeside.
Hunter Road
No Parking the entire length on the golf course side.
Huron Trail
No Parking the entire length on either side.
Iroquois Trail
No Parking between Sagamore Trail and Powhatan Trail on the Beach One side.
McKendimen Road
No Parking on the northbound side between Tabernacle Road and Oak Drive.
Minnetonka Trail
No Parking the entire length on the Church side.
Navajo Trail
No Parking the entire length on the west side.
Oak Drive
No Parking the entire length on either side.
Omaha Trail
No Parking the entire length on the north side.
Pawnee Trail
No Parking the entire length on the north side.
Powhatan Trail
No Parking the entire length on either side.
Sagamore Trail
No Parking between Iroquois Trail and Tabernacle Road on the Powhatan side.
Stokes Road
No Parking on either side between Lenape Trail and Bowker Road.
Stokes Road
No Parking on the northbound side, south of the Bowker/Comanche intersection.
Tabernacle Road
No Parking on either side between Stokes Road and Oak Drive.
Timbo Trail
No Parking the entire length on either side.
Tonkawa Trail
No Parking the entire length on the Lower Aetna side.
Trading Post Trail
No Parking and Time Restrictions as designated.

NOTE: On ALL trails within the Borough of Medford Lakes, vehicles parked so as to interfere with traffic flow will be cited and towed at the owner’s expense.
All illegally parked vehicles will receive a traffic citation and will be towed to various impound areas throughout Burlington County. Towing and storage fees will be substantial according to law.
FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS NIGHT – Friday, August 3, 2018
There will be NO PARKING in the following areas between the hours of 6:00 pm, Friday, August 3, and 2:00 am, August 4, 2018. Violators will be issued traffic citations and vehicles will be towed at the owner’s expense.
Chippewa Trail
No Parking the side opposite Lower Aetna Lake from McKendimen Road to Beach Drive.
Huron Trail
No Parking the entire length on either side.
Tonkawa Trail
No Parking the entire length on the Lower Aetna Lake side.

NOTE: On ALL trails within the Borough of Medford Lakes, vehicles parked so as to interfere with traffic flow will be cited and towed at the owner’s expense.
All illegally parked vehicles will receive a traffic citation and will be towed to various impound areas throughout Burlington County. Towing and storage fees will be substantial according to law.

There will be SPECIAL TRAFFIC REGULATIONS in effect in the following areas between the hours of 7:30 pm Saturday, August 4, 2018 and 2:00 am Sunday, August 05, 2018. At 7:30pm, the entire area bounded by Lower and Aetna Lake, McKendimen Road and Hunters Road will be closed to motor vehicle traffic. Parts of Tabernacle and McKendimen Roads will also be restricted to motor vehicle traffic beginning at 8:30 pm.

Beach Drive
Closed to traffic, except emergency vehicles.
Chippewa Trail
Closed to traffic between McKendimen and Hunters Road, except emergency vehicles.
Sagamore Trail
One-way southbound.
Tonkawa Trail
One-way southbound.
Comanche Trail
Closed to traffic, except emergency vehicles.
Oak Drive
Closed to traffic between McKendimen and Chippewa, except emergency vehicles.
Tabernacle Road
Closed to traffic between Trading Post Trail and Sagamore Trail at 8:30 pm.
Tabernacle Road
Closed to westbound traffic between Oak Drive and McKendimen Road at 8:30 pm.
McKendimen Road
Closed to westbound traffic between Oak Drive and Tabernacle Road at 8:30 pm.
Pedestrian Traffic
Aetna Way

Pedestrians may not stop, stand or loiter on Aetna Way during the event. This area needs to remain free and clear for emergency vehicles.

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES: The possession of alcoholic beverages on public areas and on Colony property is prohibited. ALL VIOLATORS WILL BE PROSECUTED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW.
NO CONTAINERS of any sort may be carried onto Beaches One or Two during the evening of Friday, August 3, 2018, Festival of Lights or Saturday, August 4, 2018, Canoe Carnival.
LOITERING and LITTERING will be prosecuted.

Join us on August 7th for National Night Out!

posted Jul 9, 2018, 11:51 AM by John McGinnis   [ updated Jul 9, 2018, 11:51 AM ]


2018 LEAD Graduation

posted Jul 9, 2018, 11:42 AM by John McGinnis   [ updated Jul 9, 2018, 11:42 AM ]

On June 12, 2018, Lt. McGinnis and Officer McHugh hosted the 2018 Law Enforcement Against Drugs (LEAD) graduation at Beach 1 for our 5th grade students from Neeta School.  The LEAD program builds the framework for drug-free living through a fun and interactive journey of setting reachable goals, communicating effectively, and making responsible decisions.  Special thanks to Murphy's Market for donating all the food and drinks for our graduation party.  Congratulations to our Essay, Poser & Officer award winners.  Excellent job by all of the students, it was a great year!

 

Officer Award Winners:

Mrs. Wiker's class:  Natalie Ditzel & Ren Durr

Mrs. Strong's class:  Kayla Dilks & Brody Dillich

Mrs. McKeever's class:  Joellie Giquinto & Cale Stielau

 

Poster Contest Winners:

1st Place:  Lucas Cooper

2nd Place:  Amelia Franken

3rd Place:  Kellen Urban

 

Essay Contest Winners:

1st Place: Meghan Schmidlin

2nd Place:  Jaymie Beal

3rd Place:  Erin Doyle

 


  

  





Join us for Cone with a Cop July 31st!

posted May 31, 2018, 7:29 AM by John McGinnis   [ updated May 31, 2018, 7:29 AM ]


2018 Memorial Day 5K & Parade

posted May 31, 2018, 7:26 AM by John McGinnis   [ updated May 31, 2018, 7:27 AM ]

On May 28, 2018 the Medford Lakes Police Department led the Memorial Day parade from Wilson Field to the Medford lakes Veterans Memorial.  Special thanks to the Medford Lakes Fire Police and Medford Twp. Fire Police for their assistance with the 5k run and ML Memorial Day Parade.  Thank you to all who came out to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice.  God Bless America!

 

 




MLAA Opening Day Parade

posted Apr 16, 2018, 7:59 AM by John McGinnis   [ updated Apr 16, 2018, 8:19 AM ]

On April 14th the Medford Lakes Police Department led the Medford Lakes Athletic Association's Opening Day parade.  Cpl. Cherby and Officer Collins were in attendance for the opening day ceremonies and event.  Best of luck to the athletes and coaches this year!




       

Now Hiring: SLEO II

posted Apr 11, 2018, 10:40 AM by John McGinnis   [ updated Apr 11, 2018, 10:41 AM ]

 

The Medford Lakes Police Department is seeking qualified candidates for the position of

Class II Special Police Officer.

Minimum Qualifications (Candidates must meet all minimum qualifications to apply)

-       Satisfactory completion of a training course approved by the New Jersey Police Training Commission. Candidates must have a valid New Jersey Police Training Commission Certificate Special Law Enforcement Officer II. Current enrollment in an academy satisfying this requirement is also acceptable.

-       No obligation under NJSA 40A:14-178.

-       Candidates must be a graduate from a senior high school or shall have had formal education or training showing attainment of the level represented by graduation from senior high school with a minimum of sixty (60) college credits from an accredited college. Two years of active military service (including Coast Guard service) with an honorable discharge may be substituted for the sixty college credit requirement.

-       No criminal background. All successful candidates must pass a comprehensive background investigation which includes fingerprints, a medical examination and a drug test by urinalysis as well as a psychological examination where applicable. A negative result on a drug test by urinalysis is a condition of employment.

-       Ability to read, write and speak the English language well.

-       Be of good moral character.

-       A resident of the State of New Jersey.

-       Valid New Jersey driver’s license.

-       Candidates must be available to work any schedule, shift or assignment as ordered by the      Chief of Police or his designee.

-       Ability to perform all essential job functions for a police officer.

Resumes will ONLY be accepted by delivering same to the Medford Lakes Police Department, located at 1 Cabin Circle Drive, Medford Lakes, NJ 08055 until Friday May 4, 2018, no later than 4:00 P.M.

Medford Lakes is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

MLPD receives awards from 200 Club

posted Mar 7, 2018, 10:56 AM by John McGinnis   [ updated Mar 7, 2018, 11:05 AM ]

On February 23, 2018 Officer Mark McHugh received a Meritorious Service award from the 200 Club of Burlington County for three separate CPR/AED saves performed in 2017.  The Medford Lakes Police Department also received an Advanced Training Award which will allow the Borough of Medford Lakes to purchase a new AED for the municipal building and for training of all office employees.  The Medford Lakes Police Department would like to congratulate Officer McHugh on a job well done and thank the 200 Club of Burlington County for the awards and support.  





MLPD visits Nokomis School for Read Across America

posted Mar 7, 2018, 10:18 AM by John McGinnis   [ updated Mar 7, 2018, 10:18 AM ]

On March 2, 2018 Chief Dugan, Lt. McGinnis & Officer Hoyer participated in the 2018 Read Across America program.  Our officers read to Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade students at Nokomis school.  We had a great time reading to our students!

 



Officer Pfeifer awarded SJFOP Member of the Year

posted Mar 7, 2018, 10:13 AM by John McGinnis   [ updated Mar 7, 2018, 10:13 AM ]

On February 15, 2018 Officer Dave Pfeifer of the Medford Lakes Police Department was awarded the South Jersey Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 56, Member of the Year award.  Congratulations of Officer Pfeifer!



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