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Due to changes imposed by the state, the Police Department - in most cases - no longer fingerprints civilians. Find more information on the Fingerprinting page.
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The regular business phone number for the Police Department is 973-989-7010. This number is to be used for routine requests, to obtain general information or to leave a message for a police officer. When you call this number, you will be greeted with an automated message which will allow you to enter an extension or choose from a menu of options.
Police reports are available for a fee at the Records Bureau window in the Police Department lobby Monday through Friday, from 7 am to 4 pm. Learn more on the Obtaining Records page.
Handicapped parking permits (placards) are available for those who are either temporarily or permanently handicapped. Pursuant to state statute, however, the police department can only issue temporary placards. The permit is good for six months and may be renewed one time for an additional period of up to six months. You must obtain an application from the police department and meet all requirements. Access more information on the Handicapped Parking page.
To make an appointment to have your child safety seat checked, call 973-989-7000, (prompt "0") and leave your name and phone number. A certified child safety seat technician will return your call.
Contact the Support Services Unit at 973-989-7021.
Township ordinances require all unregistered vehicles to be placed inside a garage or covered with a tarp or cover. Only one vehicle may be stored in this manner in a residential area. Only one vehicle may be displayed as "For Sale" as long as the vehicle is stored on the property of the registered owner.
Township ordinances require that snow/ice be removed from sidewalks listed in the "Designated Walking Routes" within 12 hours of daylight after any snowfall or accumulation of ice occurs.
Overnight parking requests will only be considered for short term temporary time frames in which the resident has a legitimate and justified need to park on the street. Examples of legitimate and justified needs are considered to be but not limited to driveway resurfacing/resealing, construction projects and/or visitors from out of town who are staying at the home. Requests for overnight parking will not be considered and/or granted as a simple matter of convenience or for extended periods of time.
Parking on the street is prohibited between 2 am and 6 am every night and at all times when snow is falling. At the discretion of the police department, requests for temporary overnight parking may be granted. Residents must call the department at 973-989-7000 and press "0" to speak with the dispatcher. Do not leave a message in an officer's voice mailbox.
Yes. All residential and business alarm systems must be registered with the Police Department. Find information on the Alarm Registration page.