Jersey Shore leaders meet with state officials to discuss pop-up party prevention

Jersey Shore officials are asking the state for more tools for law enforcement officers to deal with the large crowds.

Matt Trapani

Jun 12, 2024, 9:41 PM

Updated 37 days ago

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Wildwood Mayor Joe Ernie Troiano joined up with state Sen. Michael Testa and other Jersey Shore officials to discuss a recent uptick in chaos at the Shore this season.
In the independent hearing on safety concerns, attendants emphasized that the integrity of Shore towns should not be compromised outside of incidents like what happened over Memorial Day weekend.
The group also addressed pop-up parties and how they should be addressed as the summer season is set to begin soon. They say it’s not the towns that are the issue - it's the unruly teenagers and party organizers.
Troiano said that the Wildwood Police Department is teaming up with state law enforcement agencies after receiving word of a potential pop-up party scheduled for this weekend. The mayor says that if a party does happen, all participants will be held accountable.
Jersey Shore officials are asking the state for more tools for law enforcement officers to deal with the large crowds. They are also pressing parents to monitor their teenagers while they are at the Shore.
Property owners are also asked to take extra precautions when renting beach homes this summer as the pop-up groups are known to take over and cause damage.


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