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Township Police are urging residents to lock your car doors and remove your key fobs from your vehicle

  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, especially in our surrounding towns.  One of [...]

By |2021-08-28T06:42:30-05:00August 28th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Visit at the Washington Grand! Senior Outreach Awareness

Township Officers recently stopped by the Washington Grand!  In a few weeks Bergen County is hosting a Senior Outreach Awareness program.  Today our Officers stopped in, spoke with some residents regarding Identity Theft and Fraud.  We also advised our residents about following us on Social Media.  We answered some questions of concerns that our residents [...]

By |2021-07-08T10:25:53-05:00July 8th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Happy 4th of July! Click here for Firework Information

As the 4th of July weekend approaches, it is important to stay safe and have fun. Please never leave a lit BBQ unattended. If you plan to drink have a designated sober driver. Hand held sparklers, ground based sparkling devices and novelties (snappers, party poppers..etc) are legal in New Jersey. Fireworks such as, firecrackers, aerial [...]

By |2021-07-02T14:08:37-05:00July 2nd, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A special visit from the WTPD!

​On Thursday, May 13, 2021, Officers of the Washington Township Police Department were dispatched to the residence on the east side for a report of a juvenile who fell off of her bicycle and was bleeding.  The Washington Township Volunteer Ambulance Corps was dispatched to the scene to provide medical assistance.  Thanks to the quick [...]

By |2021-05-23T13:02:48-05:00May 23rd, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

#WHATSMYNAME –

    What is #WHATSMYNAME? On March 29, 2019, Samantha Josephson, a 21 year-old senior at the University of South Carolina, was kidnapped and murdered when she was targeted by a person posing as a rideshare driver.  Immediately following this unfathomable tragedy,  Samantha's parents, Seymour and Marci Josephson, set out to educate others on the importance of ride [...]

By |2021-05-07T11:58:28-05:00May 7th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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
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