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.

Raritan Twp Police Dept Press Release: November 1, 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 Sunday October 13, 2019 at 6:00 pm police were dispatched to the area of the Sunridge pool for a man on ...

Raritan Twp Police Dept Press Release: October 11, 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 Sunday September 22, 2019 at 2:41 am Jesus M. Carhuachin Colan (Age 34) of Newark, NJ was arrested...

Press Release: September 14, 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 Monday August 5, 2019 at 3:15 pm Rachel L. Voorhees (Age 26) of Ewing Township and Tyler J Holzhammer...

Hiring Announcement

The Raritan Township Police Department is currently accepting resumes for the position of Special Law Enforcement Officer-III (S.L.E.O. III). This officer will only be utilized inside of a school setting. Applicants must possess the following qualifications; Must be a retired pol...