NJSP & MCPO Offers Help to Locate Missing Persons (Learn More, Video)

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Col. Joseph R. Fuentes, superintendent of the New Jersey State Police, said today that the public is invited to a forum aimed at helping people find missing relatives and friends.

Col. Joseph R. Fuentes, superintendent of the New Jersey State Police

The forum, “Missing in New Jersey,” will be held on May 20, 2017 between 1 and 5 p.m. at the Rutgers University Student Center at 126 College Avenue in New Brunswick.

Families, friends, communities and organizations working to locate New Jersey’s missing are welcome to attend and are advised to pre-register for the free event to ensure that their loved ones are among those who will be commemorated in a candlelight vigil and slideshow.

Those interested in attending are asked to bring:

  • Two biological relatives, male and female, of the missing person
  • Any helpful identifying documents, including police reports, dental and body x-rays, doctor and dentist information
  • Photographs


For more information and to register, visit NJMissing@gw.njsp.org or contact Detective Sgt. Joel Trella of the New Jersey State Police at (609) 882-2000, extension 2554.

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We shall ensure public safety and provide quality service in partnership with our communities.

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(Lt. Louis Andrinopoulos talks to NJ Advance Media about his work at the State Police missing persons unit. Courtesy of NJ .com and YouTube)