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Bicycle Safety Program!

The Township of Washington Police Department is committed to making sure people under the age of 17 understand that they are required to wear an approved helmet when cycling, roller skating, inline skating or skateboarding. We highly encourage ALL individuals to wear a helmet while enjoying these activities. See some Safety tips below! · Ride [...]

By |2020-07-27T12:35:38-05:00July 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Reporting power outages to PSE&G

With thunderstorms forecasted for Friday and extreme heat in the days that follow, Public Service Electric & Gas is prepared to maintain safe, reliable service and meet the demand for additional power. To report power outages, please utilize the below methods of contacting PSEG that way our phone lines can remain clear for all Police/Fire/Medical [...]

By |2020-07-18T04:59:40-05:00July 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

NJ MVC Information and FAQ’s

Governor Murphy has exempted MVC employees from furlough starting Monday, July 13, enabling MVC to add staff at agencies. Expiration dates were also extended further (see link below). MVC has implemented the following operations changes, effective July 9. 1. Each morning, we will establish the total number of customers that each agency can serve that [...]

By |2020-07-13T20:33:50-05:00July 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

COVID-19 Community Mobile Testing a Success!!

The Township of Washington Police Department is proud to announce the 2020 Community Mobile COVID-19 Testing that was hosted graciously by Hillsdale was a success!  Approximately 800 tests were completed, 457 COVID tests and 250 ANTIBODY tests!  We want to Thank our host town of Hillsdale as well as Borough of Emerson, Borough of Westwood, [...]

By |2020-06-25T10:01:58-05:00June 25th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Update on Town Parks/Playgrounds

The Township of Washington Police Department wants to advise all residents that parks and restrooms are open for recreational purposes as of Sunday, June 21, 2020.  All facilities will be sanitized on a regular basis and social distancing and face coverings should be utilized.  Playgrounds remain closed at this time.    

By |2020-06-21T22:29:18-05:00June 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fire Safety – Firework safety guideline from New Jersey State Department of Community Affairs

In advance of Fourth of July holiday celebrations, the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs’ (DCA) Division of Fire Safety issued firework safety guidelines to help the public understand the state’s fireworks regulation.  Please check out the NJ DCA website here for all firework safety guideline information However, in the event people decide to use [...]

By |2020-06-21T18:36:52-05:00June 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Vehicle thefts on the rise in Bergen County, Please lock your vehicles and remove key fobs

The Township of Washington Police Department is urging residents to not leave their vehicles running unattended, remove keys and key fobs and most important of all lock your vehicles at all times. Recently there has been a rise in motor vehicle thefts in Bergen County, New Jersey.  One of the various methods criminals are utilizing [...]

By |2020-05-27T21:33:59-05:00May 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Agency Information!

New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Chief Administrator Sue Fulton today announced that all agency, road testing, and inspections facilities will remain closed until further notice. The closures are part of the Murphy Administration’s ongoing efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.In addition to expanding online services, the Commission is continuing essential operations, including measures to [...]

By |2020-05-19T14:19:36-05:00May 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments