Code Blue

The Monmouth County Office of Emergency Management has issued a weather forecast which calls for temperatures to fall within the prescribed Code Blue Alert thresholds. 

Under the alert, which will be in effect 6pm Monday 2/18 and continuing until 9am on Tuesday 2/19 and again from 6pm on Tuesday 2/19 and continuing until 4pm on Wednesday 2/20. Those who need access to a warming center should first contact the Long Branch Police Department. (732) 222-1000. The Long Branch Police will then coordinate assistance with the Monmouth County Office of Emergency Management (OEM). 

Transportation will be provided to AND from the warming center for those who need it. Please call LBPD 732-222-1000 and transportation will be coordinated. 

In addition, residents are being asked to check on elderly neighbors and to limit the outdoor activity of pets. If an individual must be outdoors, avoid over exertion, keep dry and wear several layers of loose-fitting clothes. While traveling, make sure that someone knows your route and schedule and have a winter survival kit, including a blanket, in your vehicle. 

The county’s community partners include the Jersey Shore Rescue Mission of Asbury Park, Monmouth County Homeless Shelter in Freehold, and Trinity Episcopal Church and the Pilgrim Baptist Church in Red Bank.

Long Branch Police Department Accepting Applications for Police Officer via the NJCSC Intergovernmental Transfer Program


The Long Branch Police Department will be looking to hire Police Officers through the New Jersey Civil Service Commission (NJCSC) Intergovernmental Transfer Program.

Beginning January 9th,2019, the Long Branch Police Department will be accepting resumes in order to begin the hiring process using the NJCSC Intergovernmental Transfer system. The last date to file is March 15th, 2019.

Applicants must be or have been employed for at least a year as a full-time Police Officer with an agency governed by the NJCSC. Individuals that are not currently employed are only eligible if they have been laid off by a NJCSC jurisdiction within one year of the effective date of the intergovernmental transfer.

Applicants must waive internal investigation file, sick time records and must submit to a comprehensive background investigation. Applicants will be required to submit to a physical and a psychological exam.

Applicants must possess a High School Diploma or the equivalent, a valid driver’s license and a NJ Police Training Commission Certificate.

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For additional information on the ITP process, visit:

* Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume ONLY to:

Charles Shirley Jr., Lieutenant 
Long Branch Police Department
344 Broadway
Long Branch, NJ 07740
(732) 222-1000
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* You DO NOT need to fill out the application unless you are contacted and asked to do so.


Be advised that there are currently vacancies on the following Boards: 
Cable Commission
Long Branch Historian
Kindly complete the "Citizens Leadership" form and send it to Kathy L. Schmelz, City Clerk, 344 Broadway, Long Branch, NJ 07740 along with a copy of your resume.  If you'd prefer,  you can drop it off to the City Clerk's office (same address, second floor)  Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. or email
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