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We are Hiring Crossing Guards!!

The Washington Township Police Department is actively hiring school crossing guards! Crossing Guards are an important part of the Washington Township Police Department as these individuals are responsible for the safety of children!   These responsible men and women assist parents and children in safely crossing streets as they arrive to and depart from school each [...]

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Official Press Release – May 3, 2024 – Bomb Threat

TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON POLICE DEPARTMENT 0F PUBLIC SAFETY 350 Hudson Avenue, Township of Washington County of Bergen – New Jersey 07676 Phone # 201-664-1140 Fax # 201-664-2959 WWW.WASHTWPPOLICE.ORG Chief of Police – John Calamari Director – James Giblin The Washington Township Police Department is investigating a bomb threat that was reported late afternoon on Friday, May 3, [...]

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Official Press Release – May 2, 2024 – School lockdown

TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON POLICE DEPARTMENT 0F PUBLIC SAFETY 350 Hudson Avenue, Township of Washington County of Bergen – New Jersey 07676 Phone # 201-664-1140 Fax # 201-664-2959 WWW.WASHTWPPOLICE.ORG Chief of Police – John Calamari Director – James Giblin At approximately 7:36 AM, and prior to the majority of the students and staff being present, the Washington Township Police Department [...]

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2024 JPA Applications are ready!

The 2024 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 2023 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 [...]

By |2024-05-01T08:47:00-05:00May 1st, 2024|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2024 JPA Applications are ready!

WTPD spoke to Golden Seniors about scams

On Wednesday, April 24, 2024, D/Sgt. Travis Cangialosi made a presentation to the Washington Township Golden Seniors Club informing them about current scams that may affect them.  Approximately 75 senior citizens were in attendance and were made aware of the dangerous implications these scams could result in.  D/Sgt. Cangialosi informed the club about the scams, [...]

By |2024-04-25T13:47:09-05:00April 25th, 2024|Uncategorized|Comments Off on WTPD spoke to Golden Seniors about scams

The Washington Township Police are asking all business owners and homeowners who have surveillance cameras to register your cameras with us! 

From time to time, home security camera videos can help the Washington Township Police Department gather critical information about crimes and suspicious activities.  The Washington Township Police are asking all business owners and homeowners who have surveillance cameras to register your cameras with us!  We plan to create a database of all the camera locations [...]

By |2024-04-23T00:27:14-05:00April 23rd, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Traffic Advisory – April 27, 2024 – Township 5K & Health Fair

Traffic Advisory Subject: Twp. of Washington 5K Run/Walk and Health Fair   Dear Resident,   On Saturday, April 27, 2024, the Twp. of Washington will be holding a 5K Run/Walk and Health Fair. The event will take place on the streets surrounding Schlegel Lake (Woodfield Rd., Sussex Rd. Colonial Blvd., see attached course map) starting [...]

By |2024-04-23T00:22:08-05:00April 22nd, 2024|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Traffic Advisory – April 27, 2024 – Township 5K & Health Fair

Earthquake Information – What to do for NEXT time

  During an Earthquake:  STAY CALM!   If you are INDOORS -- STAY THERE! Get under a desk or table and hang on to it (Drop, Cover, and Hold on!) DROP where you are, onto your hands and knees. This position protects you from being knocked down and reduces your chances of being hit by falling [...]

By |2024-04-18T10:25:56-05:00April 18th, 2024|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Earthquake Information – What to do for NEXT time

Official Press Release – April 16, 2024 – School lockdown

  TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON POLICE DEPARTMENT 0F PUBLIC SAFETY 350 Hudson Avenue, Township of Washington County of Bergen – New Jersey 07676 Phone # 201-664-1140 Fax # 201-664-2959 WWW.WASHTWPPOLICE.ORG Chief of Police – John Calamari Director – James Giblin At approximately 11:07 AM The Washington Township Police Department responded to the Westwood High School for a reported [...]

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April we celebrate Autism Awareness! 

In April we celebrate Autism Awareness! Autism Awareness month is geared toward celebrating and promoting the acceptance of Autism. As of 2021, 1 in 59 babies are diagnosed with Autism.  A recent study shows that New Jersey has the highest rate of Autism in the United States. Some ways you can participate in the cause [...]

By |2024-04-04T06:56:07-05:00April 4th, 2024|Uncategorized|Comments Off on April we celebrate Autism Awareness! 
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