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Chief for a day!

Chief Skinner along with the Washington Township Police Department welcome our newest hire, Chief Talha Rehman!! Chief Rehman was sworn into his new position, enjoyed a breakfast meeting with his officers followed by a tour of our headquarters and our police equipment, all before meeting with the other Chief’s for a Day from the county [...]

By |2022-06-24T20:44:49-05:00June 24th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Washington Township Safety Town

The Washington Township Police Department is hosting its first "Safety Township" Community Policing program that is starting on July 9, 2022.  This program is modeled after "Safety Town", which is a safety education program designed to teach areas of traffic safety and public safety to kindergarten aged children in a free community program.  The Washington [...]

By |2022-06-17T23:07:01-05:00June 17th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Drink Spiking

With Summer around the corner, Boston Police recently issued a warning that multiple social media posts from various individuals were recently claiming they were victims of drink-spiking at local bars.  Boston Police released the following information: "the dangerousness of scentless, colorless and tasteless drugs" such as Rohypnol, also known as roofie, or other drugs such [...]

By |2022-06-05T23:06:43-05:00June 5th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bear Safety Tips

Recently there has been an increase of Black bears sightings in our area.  We would like to share the following information with all of our residents: Black bears are attracted by odors from potential food sources created by people. Carefully controlling these sources of food and associated odors can help prevent black bears from being [...]

By |2022-05-26T17:28:12-05:00May 26th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The 2022 Junior Police Academy Applications are now available!

The Washington Township Police Department, The Westwood Police Department & The Emerson Police Department are proud to announce The 2022 Junior Police Academy! The continuing focus of Junior Police Academy is to educate students on the dangers of drugs, alcohol and making bad life decisions. We stress being a good citizen and model the example [...]

By |2022-05-02T20:21:31-05:00April 30th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Families Anonymous Presentation

On the evening of Wednesday, April 27, 2022, D/Cpl. Travis Cangialosi was requested to make a presentation to the Ramsey/Mahwah Chapter of Families Anonymous, a world-wide support group for families.  He addressed twenty-five individuals about our LEAD program, Community Policing initiatives and other police involvement that may assist with families in need due to substance [...]

By |2022-04-27T21:01:41-05:00April 27th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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