It is the policy of the Township of Washington Police Department to accept and investigate all complaints of agency and employee’s alleged misconduct or wrongdoing from any and all persons who wish to file a complaint, regardless of the hour or day of the week. This includes reports from anonymous sources, juveniles, undocumented immigrants and persons under arrest or in custody.  Employees of all ranks and assignments are held to the highest standards of official conduct and are demanded to respect the rights of all citizens and co- workers. Employees’ adherence to these standards, motivated by an ethical and professional obligation to perform their job to the best of their ability, is the ultimate objective of the Township of Washington Police.  The Township of Washington Police Department’s written directive has been developed in accordance with the revised New Jersey Attorney General Directive on Internal Affairs November 2022 IAPP.  Please click here to view the Internal Affairs Policies and Procedures from the Attorney General’s Office.

 

 

Complaints against employees of the Township of Washington Police Department may be made by phone (201-664-1140), e-mail ([email protected]), mail/letter or in person at the Township of Washington Police Headquarters located at 350 Hudson Avenue, Township of Washington New Jersey 07676.  Complaints can also be made online by clicking here (languages other than English can be found utilizing the drop down in the upper right-hand corner of the form).

 

 

If you have any questions regarding the Internal Affairs Division, you may contact Sgt. Saverio Fasciano by clicking here or by phone at 201-664-1140.

 

 

 

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 The Washington Township Police Department adheres to all New Jersey Attorney General’s Law Enforcement Directives.

The Township of Washington Police Workforce Diversity Policy can be viewed by clicking here.

Drug Testing Policy

-Click here to view the Attorney General Directive.

-The Township of Washington Police Drug test policy can be viewed by clicking here

Early Warning System Policy

-Click here to view the Attorney General directive.

-The Township of Washington Police early warning system can be viewed by clicking here.

Annual Summary

The Township of Washington Police Department is required by the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General to compile and report an Executive Summary of police misconduct.  In addition, the report must provide statistics for the disposition of these complaints. You can review the annual reports below:

Annual Summary 2023

Annual Summary 2022

Major Discipline

The Township of Washington Police Department is required by the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General to compile and report a synopsis of all major complaints.

Major Discipline 2023 – The Township of Washington Police Department has no Major Discipline to report for calendar year 2023.

Major Discipline 2022 – The Township of Washington Police Department has no Major Discipline to report for calendar year 2022.

 

All Township of Washington Police Officers are equipped with the Body Warn Cameras (BWC) which can be seen below.

The Body Worn Cameras record audio and video.