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: September 17, 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 Wednesday September 9, 2020 at approximately 3:15 pm Sgt. Robert Landolina investigated an inciden...

Raritan Twp Police Dept Press Release: September 11, 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 September 4, 2020 at 5:30 pm Charles J. Colt Jr. (Age 55) of Flemington, NJ was arrested by...

Raritan Twp Police Dept Press Release: August 25, 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 July 24, 2020 at 9:30 pm Officers responded to the area of Westminster Place for a report of an as...

Raritan Twp Police Dept Press Release: July 22, 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 Sunday, July 12, 2020 at 1:30 pm William Homes (Age27) of Chester, PA, and David Pichardo (Age 29) of Ma...