06.12.2017 - Linden Announces the Passing of Police Officer Daniel Kuczynski
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Linden Police Officer Daniel Kuczynski, who was killed this morning when he was struck by a train just after 7:30 a.m. The circumstances leading up to and surrounding this tragedy remain under investigation by the Amtrak Police Department.
Kuczynski, who was off-duty at the time of the incident, served as the Director of the Linden Police Athletic League (PAL) for the past nine years.
06.11.2017 - Driver Arrested Following Crash that Injured Three Juveniles
Just after midnight on Sunday, June 11th, 2017 Linden Police Officers responded to the intersection of S. Park Ave and Klem Ave on a reported motor vehicle crash. An investigation led by the Linden Police Department Accident Investigation Team determined that a 2014 Chevy Camaro was traveling south on S. Park Ave when it collided with a 2016 Toyota Rav 4 that was traveling east on Klem Ave. A 15-year-old Linden girl, a 15-year-old Irvington girl, and a 15-year-old Irvington boy, all passengers in the Toyota, were seriously injured in the crash. They were transported to University Hospital in Newark and were last listed in serious but stable condition. There were no other injuries reported.