What is the Ringwood PBA?
The Policemen’s Benevolent Association (also known as the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association) or PBA for short, is a labor unions representing police officers.
The Ringwood PBA Local #247 is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the representation of the sworn, full-time, law enforcement officers of the Ringwood NJ Police Department. Ringwood`s PBA has a long history with the state organization.
Ringwood Local 247 is a non-profit PBA group of Ringwood police officers. Currently there are 20 members in our local. Financial support from the residents of Ringwood enables us to continue to support local charities, events and scholarships, in addition to expanding our community involvement. Proceeds from the fund drive will also be used for the good and welfare of the PBA and its members as well as for the general and administrative expenses of the association. As Ringwood Police Officers, we are dedicated and honored to work for the residents of our town professionally and respectfully. We attempt to reach out to all ages and groups within Ringwood in order that, the resident and taxpayer, may get to know us beyond our uniforms.
We appreciate and thank you for your continued support! The Ringwood PBA has continually sponsored and supported the following:
- Christian Desimone Foundation
- Safety Town
- Supports victims of fire, crime, natural disasters and domestic violence
- Ringwood Little League
- REF 5K Run
- Cupsaw Haunted Hilly Run
- High School Scholarships
- Project Graduation/ Aware Program
- Arthritis Foundation
- Special Olympics
- Ringwood Education Foundation
- D.A.R.E. (5th , 7th Graders) and poster contest
- Wounded Warrior Project
- Annual Jr. Police Academy
- Senior Community Dinner
- Ringwood Fireworks Display Cookout
- Santa’s Arrival Via Helicopter at Fieldstone Plaza
- AWARE Plunge for Prevention
- Numerous activities involving Ringwood
Programs and Events
Our annual fund drive is the primary source for the funds that enable us to continue our community involvement and support our various programs, for our members, locally and statewide.
We also have our annual Beef Steak & Comedy Night and numerous Texas Hold Em’ Poker Tournaments throughout the year.