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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 |2020-03-29T12:25:33-05:00March 29th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Governor orders non essential businesses closed -residents to stay home

Governor Murphy Announces Statewide Stay at Home Order, Closure of All Non-Essential Retail Businesses Order Also Prohibits All Social Gatherings, Mandates Work From Home Arrangements for Employees When Possible, and Invalidates Any Conflicting Local and County Regulations NEWARK – To mitigate the impact of COVID-19 and protect the capacity of New Jersey’s health care system [...]

By |2020-03-21T21:16:45-05:00March 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 The Township of Washington Police Department wants all residents to know we are here to help 24/7/365 like always!  If you quarantined (mandatory or self-imposed) due to either a COVID-19 exposure, possible exposure or symptoms, PLEASE STAY AT HOME.  This includes giving our Dispatchers as much information as possible, that way we can better [...]

By |2020-03-29T15:38:37-05:00March 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

CDC Scam Alerts

Please be aware that individuals are going door to door claiming to be from the Centers for Disease Control. The CDC does NOT deploy teams to go door to door. Residents should not let these people into their homes or speak with them. Contact Township of Washington Police Department if this activity occurs. There is [...]

By |2020-03-09T08:55:33-05:00March 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Internet Purchase Exchange Location at the Township of Washington!

Township of Washington Police want to let all residents know that we have a MEETUP SPOT, which is an Internet Purchase Exchange location that is under live video recording.  @offerup partners with businesses & police stations to create safe Community MEETUP Spots.  These locations have video cameras & are great places to meet to inspect [...]

By |2020-02-17T00:34:41-05:00February 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Firearms Licensing Procedure

The Township of Washington Police Department would like to advise all residents there is a new Firearms Licensing Procedure.  The new procedure can be found by clicking here, and also is below.   Applications for Firearms Permits for residents of The Township of Washington are handled through the Police department. In order to obtain a [...]

By |2020-01-08T15:33:48-05:00January 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mailbox thefts increasing throughout Bergen County

The Township of Washington Police Department would like to advise all residents that mailbox thefts are on the rise throughout Bergen County, especially during the holiday season.  The Township of Washington Police Department strongly urges all residents to be cautious when dropping mail, especially checks, in United States Postal mailboxes. It is usually a safe [...]

By |2019-11-30T01:41:48-05:00November 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Winter Weather Information and Driving Tips!

The Township of Washington Police Department wants to remind everyone that winter is here!  With the expected upcoming storms we would like to bring you some winter driving tips! Below please find a few Winter Driving tips! - Never warm up a vehicle in an enclosed area, such as a garage.  Also never leave your [...]

By |2019-11-04T23:18:20-05:00November 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments