Administrative Division

The Administration Division is comprised of the Office Manager, Duane Kavanaugh. He oversees and maintains support for the HQ building as well to the sworn and civilian personnel. In addition,he oversees the alarm registration program, and its enforcement, police records, budgets, patrol vehicles and the departments computer systems.

Detective Division

The Detective Division is comprised of 2 Detectives. The Detectives’ primary responsibility is to conduct follow-up investigations of all criminal matters. Detectives assigned to this division develop and maintain sources of intelligence information pertaining to criminal activity. Based on the information they gather, they also initiate investigations. They review all criminal activity reported within the Township and correlate information as it may pertain to open investigations. They work closely with neighboring police agencies as well as county, state and federal law enforcement agencies. They also maintain fingerprint and photograph files and they prepare cases for prosecution. The detectives are also responsible for storing and securing evidence relating to investigations and found property. Additionally, they perform other administrative tasks such as police applicant background checks and firearms applications processing. Detectives work in plain clothes and drive unmarked vehicles.

If you have any information that can assist our detectives in an investigation or have information regarding criminal activity, contact Detective Polito at 908-212-7025 or Detective Piano 908-212-7000 ext 764. You can provide the information anonymously.

Patrol Division

The Patrol Division is comprised of 4 Sergeants and 8 Patrol Officers. The officers work 11 hour shifts to provide 24-hour coverage of the Township's 26 square miles. The patrol section is comprised of uniformed officers using marked patrol vehicles to answer emergency and service calls. The patrol section is responsible for preventive patrol activities, discovery of public hazards and delinquency causing situations, as well as for all initial calls for police, fire and medical assistance. The officers are responsible for the preliminary investigation of crimes, traffic enforcement, DWI detection and apprehension and drug interdiction. Officers enforce all applicable laws and arrest those that violate them. They are required to process those arrested, prepare written reports to document their actions and appear in court when required to assist in their prosecution. Officers are required to direct and control traffic, conduct traffic investigations, perform crime prevention activities as well as community and public relations. Officers also routinely perform business and vacant house checks. Patrol officers are also available to provide a wide range of miscellaneous services in order to better serve the Community.