Welcome

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.

Respectfully,

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.

Police Response During COVID Outbreak

Advisory Police Reports and Records Due to the evolving situation involving Covid-19, the Raritan Township Police Department is taking the following protective measures and adding our request for handing of Reporting Incidents: 1. During this period of time, residents may file n...

Raritan Twp Police Dept Press Release: March 13, 2020

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 Tuesday February 4, 2020 at 1:28 am De'ana J. Miller (Age 21) of Bridgewater, NJ was stopped for speedin...

Raritan Twp Police Dept Press Release: January 31, 2020

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 Friday January 3, 2020 at 3:10 pm Nina M. Lucas (Age 59) of New Hope, PA was arrested by Officer Anthony...

Raritan Twp Police Dept Press Release: December 3, 2019

On Saturday, October 26, 2019 Officer Dustin Pflug arrested Baiylee C. Barnes (Age 19) of Morristown, NJ for Possession of Less than 50 Grams of Marijuana. The vehicle that Barnes was operating was stopped on Route 202/31 for failing to maintain its lane of travel. On Friday, No...