On the Job – May 2, 2016

APRIL 18: While on patrol a broadcast was put out for a shoplifting that just occurred at the Oakland Wine & Liquors and that the offender had fled the scene. The suspect was not located during the initial search of the area but was later observed at the Copper Tree […]


Barnstable Academy’s middle school students along with Dr. Rebecca Eliason, Director of Social Services, enjoyed the afternoon learning about the process, meeting Cassie, and experimenting with behaviors.    Cassie demonstrated how she responds to people who are anxious, frightened, lonely, sad, or just need a friendly visit.  “We are very appreciative that Mrs. Alpert brought Cassie in to teach us about dog therapy and the training process,” said Eliason.  “They helped us experience the benefits of this type of intervention,” Eliason added.

Can Animals Read Human Behavior? A Social Skills Experiment

Can Animals Read Human Behavior? A Social Skills Experiment Middle School students at Barnstable Academy find out first hand. Oakland, NJ, April 28, 2016 – Barnstable Academy teamed up with Cassie, golden retriever and her trainer, Mrs. Susan Alpert for an afternoon of social interaction. Certified through The Bright and […]

Community of Commerce Meet and Greet

The Oakland Business Community is invited to attend the Oakland Community of Commerce’s second of four scheduled Meet and Greet Events being held this year. On Tuesday May 3, 2016 between 5:30 pm and 7:00 pm members of the Oakland Community will have the opportunity to Meet and Greet other […]


On the Job – April 22, 2016 1

APRIL 5: While on patrol Lt Douglas Eldridge and Officer Keith Docwra investigated a male and female party that were involved in suspicious activity by disposing of items into a storm drain which was later determined to be drug related. The male offender, a 30-year-old resident of Oakland, was subsequently […]



May 2016 at the Library

May Special Events at the Oakland Public Library (Children’s Dept.) A Mother’s Day Craft will be held on Thursday, May 5 from 3:45 to 4:30 p.m. in the Pat Turnier Craft Room of the Oakland Public Library. Oakland children, ages 5 & up, are invited to turn paper into flowers […]