Memorial Day 2023! Parade Route Information!
The Township of Washington Police Department would like to wish everyone a safe Memorial Day. On this day we honor and remember those who have perished while serving our country. We would like to also thank [...]
Learn the Telltale Signs of a Utility Scam
Please find the below message from PSE&G urges customers to think twice if someone threatens to immediately shut off their power (NEWARK, N.J. – May 3, 2023) PSE&G urges customers to be alert to utility [...]
Hiring Announcement : Crossing Guard Position!
The Washington Township Police Department is actively hiring school crossing guards! This is an important part of the police department as these individuals are responsible for the safety of children, controlling traffic in school zones [...]
Milling & Paving Project – May 9-12, 2023 – Washington Ave/Pascack Road
Milling & Paving Project - May 9-12, 2023 Plan alternate route/ Expect delays, follow detours!!! We have reached the final stages of the Washington Avenue and Pascack Road Intersection Project and expect Milling and Paving [...]
National Fentanyl Awareness Day – May 9, 2023
Fentanyl is involved in more deaths of Americans under 50 than any cause of death, including heart disease, cancer, homicide, suicide and other accidents. Learn more at fentanylawarenessday.org and spread the word to save a [...]
Our Next Coffee with a Cop – May 9, 2023!
Coffee with a Cop brings police officers and the community members they serve together–over coffee–to discuss issues and learn more about each other. Due to the success of the first event the Township of Washington [...]
The 2023 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 [...]
Keep yourself safe from Bank Fraud
With the recent news about a few bank failures, many vendors are updating their banking information. Scammers are using this moment of change to take advantage of unsuspecting customers. By preying on common anxieties, fraudsters [...]
Senior Citizen Scams/Safety
On Thursday April 6, 2023 D/Cpl. Cangialosi gave a presentation to approximately 30 senior citizen women at the OLGC regarding Senior Citizen Safety. All sorts of scams, fraudulent activity and upcoming trends were discussed. He [...]
Poison Prevention Week!
March 19-25th is Poison Prevention Week which is focused on raising awareness of poison prevention and the Poison Hotline 1-800-222-1222 Store cleaning products and chemicals out of sight and reach of children. Always store cleaning [...]
Township’s Spring into Wellness 5K
Please be advised that on April 15, 2023 the Township of Washington is hosting its Spring into Wellness 5k. Please see the route below:
Vehicle Safety Recall Week March 6-12, 2023
2023 Vehicle Safety Recalls Week / March 6-12, 2023 If your car has a recall, get it fixed - it could save a life. Also, check your car for recalls at least twice a year and [...]
2023 New Jersey Women in Law Enforcement Conference attended by PO Bobadilla
PO Bobadilla recently attended a two-day 2023 New Jersey Women in Law Enforcement Conference. This panel spoke to female officers about struggles they may run into in this field. Officers from the Pascack Valley were [...]
Passing of Retired Detective Heather Castronova
It is with great sadness the Washington Township Police Department announces the passing of Retired Detective Heather Castronova. Det. Castronova passed suddenly in the overnight hours due to unknown medical circumstances. Det. Castronova served with [...]
Super Bowl Fans – Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk #DesignatedDriver
Take your role as designated driver seriously — people are relying on you. If you’re attending a party, enjoy the food and nonalcoholic drinks. Refrain from any alcoholic beverages or other [...]
Catalytic Converter Theft
Recently a resident on our East Side of town had their catalytic converter stolen off their vehicle. It is, and has been, and continues to be a statewide problem. The reason these catalytic converters are [...]
Bicycle Safety and Pedestrian Safety
The Washington Township Police want to remind everyone of some Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety tips! The nice weather is hopefully coming soon, and we want everyone to enjoy it as soon as it gets here [...]
Brownie Troop #97905 Visits the WTPD!
On Thursday, December 5th, Washington Township Brownie Troop #97905 visited Cpl. Cangialosi and other members of the Washington Township Police Department. They had a tour which included meeting the Officers of the Department and hearing [...]
Holiday Wreath Ceremony for our Heroes!
Thank you to The Bergen County Police Chiefs Association and the Bergen County Police Chiefs Foundation for honoring our Veterans today. Thank you to Washington Township VFW Post 6192 for being a sponsor and donating [...]
Drone Flight Notification
As part of the town’s continuing efforts to address storm-water issues, starting Friday, December 2, 2022 Boswell Engineering will be starting to collect data using a flying drone along the southern limit of the Musquapsink [...]
Press Release 11/27/22 – Residential Burglaries
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 – Richard Skinner Director [...]
Tis the Season for Porch Pirates – Click here for Tips to Prevent being a target.
Tips For Preventing Package Thefts “Porch Pirates” This Holiday Season With online shopping still expected to be at an all-time high, police all over are gearing up for another season of "Porch Pirates". Sadly, it [...]