Q. I need directions to the police station, where can I find them?
A. Follow this link, directions, and enter your starting point. The online map will give you step by step directions to Washington Twp Police Headquarters.
Q. Who do I call for an ambulance or the Fire Department?
A. The Police Department dispatches all of the Township’s emergency services; including Police, fire, and ambulance. For Emergency situations simply dial 9-1-1. The non-emergency phone number for the police desk is 201-664-1140.
Q. How do I provide the Police Department with emergency contact and special needs information for my household?
A. Print and complete this form and return it to police headquarters. All of the information provided is considered sensitive and is used only as a tool to provide the best possible emergency services to the residents of the township. If you do not have access to a printer, copies of the form are available at police headquarters.
Q. Do I have to register my residential/business burglar alarm with the police department?
A. Yes. All burglar alarms within the township must be registered with the Police Department. Alarm Registration
Q. What hours can I pick up Police records?
Q. Where do I go to apply for a Handicapped Parking Permit?
A. Temporary Handicapped Permits are available at police headquarters. The applicant’s physician must complete a portion of the application. Permits are valid for 6 months and may be renewed for one additional 6 month period. There is a fee of $4.00, payable by check made out to “N.J. Motor Vehicle Commission.”
Permanent Handicapped Parking placards and plates are issued by the N.J. Motor Vehicle Commission and those applications are available on the MVC website or at any MVC office.
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Q. I have lost electric power, what should I do?
Q. Can I park my car in the street overnight?
A. Parking on any street within the Township is prohibited by local ordinance between the hours of 2am-5am. Permission can be given for special circumstances on a case by case basis. Please call the police desk at 201-664-1140 for parking permission. NO PERMISSION will be given during snow storms, if there is a forecast for snow, or when the streets are still covered in snow following a storm.Q. How do I report a streetlight that is out in my neighborhood?
Q. Can I sign up for instant notification of emergency situations and public safety information?
A. Yes. The Township of Washington Police Department sends regular messages to subscribers via Twitter, a social networking website. Subscribers can "follow" the Police Department on Twitter and opt to have messages sent directly to their mobile phone via text message. Please visit twitter.com/washtwppolice for more information.
Q. I have a child who is required to sit in a car seat. Will you help make sure my car seat(s) is/are installed properly?
A. Yes. The Township Police Department currently has three police officers who are trained in the proper use and installation of child passenger safety seats. Call the police desk at 201-664-1140 and ask to make an appointment with one of these officers, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on child seat safety and the current laws that apply to children of all ages, visit the NJ Division of Highway Traffic Safety website.
For more information on any of these topics, please e-mail us at: email@example.com
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