On behalf of the Raritan Township Police Department, I welcome you to our website.  I am honored to lead the talented men and women of this agency and to share in their dedication and passion to serve our citizens.

We realize that our ability to be effective is dependent on good communication with our citizens and a cooperative approach to problem solving.  We continue to explore new ways to partner with our residents, business owners, and school communities in an effort to improve the quality of life in Raritan Township.

The well-trained, well-educated, and highly motivated officers of the Raritan Township Police Department are committed to keeping our community a safe place to live, work, and visit.

Our pledge to the citizens of Raritan Township is that we will provide professional police services that are innovative, community-minded, and integrity-driven.


Chief Alfred C. Payne III


Mission Statement

The Raritan Township Police Department is dedicated to providing impartial, ethical, and professional law enforcement protection and service.  We strive to improve the quality of life in our municipality by establishing community partnerships, providing innovative services, and through proactive crime prevention and criminal apprehension.

Child Safety Seat Checkpoint

The Raritan Township Police Department will be holding a child safety seat checkpoint at police headquarters on June 19, 2019 between 4:00pm and 8:00 pm. Certified technicians will install or reinstall your car seat, check for recalls and address any other safety ...

Raritan Township Police Department

Established May 13, 1968 ...

Raritan Twp Police Dept Press Release: March 12, 2019

THE FACT THAT A PERSON HAS BEEN ARRESTED AND CHARGED DOES NOT IMPLY THAT HE OR SHE IS GUILTY. ALL PERSONS ARE PRESUMED INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY IN A COURT OF LAW. On December 27, 2018 at 3:00 pm Cpl. Michael Dendis responded to the Hampton Inn to take a theft report. According ...

Raritan Twp Police Dept Press Release: February 28, 2019

On Friday February 1, 2019 at 11:40pm Jessica L. Kubiak (Age 29) of Bridgeton, NJ was arrested on two outstanding warrants out of Cumberland County. The arrest was made by Officer Anthony Moreno. On Sunday February 3, 32019 at 0920am Tymira N. Gaither (Age 21) of Trenton, NJ was oper...