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The Twp. of Washington Police Department regrets to announce the Pascack Valley Junior Police Academy will be cancelled in 2021 due to Covid-19 restrictions

The Twp. of Washington Police Department, the Westwood Police Department and the Emerson Police Department regrets to announce the Pascack Valley Junior Police Academy will be cancelled in 2021 due to Covid-19 restrictions. We appreciate your understanding and look forward to running the program next year. Please follow our social media outlets (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) [...]

By |2021-04-16T06:48:21-05:00April 15th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

April 11-17, 2021, The National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week is celebrated the second week of April each year. This week aims to honor all telecommunications staff whose work is involved in a public safety communication.  The Township of Washington Police are extremely proud of our 911 Dispatchers who are on on the front line of [...]

By |2021-04-11T04:51:12-05:00April 11th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

April Is Distracted Driving Awareness Month!

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, a united nationwide effort to raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving and eliminate preventable deaths and injuries on our roadways.  According to the NHTSA, Distracted driving has become a deadly epidemic on our roads. While drivers texting behind the wheel tops what seems like an endless list [...]

By |2021-04-01T18:08:29-05:00April 1st, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Congratulations to our Essay Writing Winners!

Congratulations to our two winners of our essay writing contest in conjunction with the Bergen County Prosecutors Office @bcponj.  We thank each and every student who participated in this contest.  All of the essays were wonderful, inspiring and thoughtful!   Pictured below are Chief Skinner, Lt. Scherer and Cpl. Cangialosi handing the winners their prizes [...]

By |2021-03-18T16:54:55-05:00March 18th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Township of Washington Police Department would like to remind residents that the Washington Township Baseball League will NOT solicit by calling residents

The Township of Washington Police Department would like to remind all residents that the Washington Township Baseball League will NOT solicit sponsorships by calling residents requesting money for the Washington Township Baseball Association.  Any questions regarding the Baseball team, please visit the Washington Township Baseball Website by clicking here.  Please do not give any money [...]

By |2021-03-18T10:45:39-05:00March 18th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Scam Alert

  It appears that some of our residents are experiencing phone calls from Scammers requesting Bank Account Information and Social Security Number Information.  Please DO NOT give anyone your social security/bank/or any other personal information over the phone.  Being it is tax time and with a few key pieces of personal information – such as [...]

By |2021-03-17T16:29:54-05:00March 17th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

PSE&G Raises Awareness of Scams During National Consumer Protection Week

PSE&G Raises Awareness of Scams During National Consumer Protection Week Utility warns customers to be alert for requests for payments via popular fund transfer aps (NEWARK, N.J. – March 1, 2021) PSE&G encourages customers to learn how to spot the signs of fraud and scams, and report them. This week PSE&G joins Utilities United Against [...]

By |2021-03-03T16:34:31-05:00March 3rd, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

From the Desk of Chief Richard Skinner To the Parents of Washington Township

To the Parents of Washington Township, On February 22, 2021, Governor Murphy signed three laws which legalized cannabis, decriminalized marijuana, and outlined procedures to have previous convictions and/or pending cases dismissed. We were aware of this pending legislation and understand that a majority of New Jersey residents voted to have marijuana legalized in the state. [...]

By |2021-03-03T16:30:51-05:00March 3rd, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments