The Berkeley Heights Police Department is committed to providing the finest quality police services to this community. In order to achieve this goal we strive to work with all community stakeholders.

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Department Breakdown

Our department consists of:

  • Command Staff
  • Patrol Division
  • Support Services Division:
    • Community Policing
    • Investigations
    • School Resource Officer
    • Traffic Safety
  • Internal Affairs Unit
  • Communications Center

BHPD Youth Academy Canceled for 2021  

The Police Youth Academy is an educational program developed by the Berkeley Heights Police Department focusing on the township’s young residents.  This program is designed to provide positive interaction between the children of our community and the officers who serve them.  The Academy emphasizes professionalism, teamwork, respect, and integrity in a disciplined learning environment.  Instructors will cover military drill, physical training, self-defense training, classroom activities, and host presentations from various law enforcement agencies.  The Police Youth Academy will also provide male and female participants with insight into a career in law enforcement.

Dispatch & School Crossing Guards

Our dispatch center and school crossing guards also operate under the purview of the police department. The dispatch center is now a shared service with Union County Police and responsible for receiving all 911 and non-emergency police-related calls, as well as police, fire and rescue squad dispatching.

Support of Governing Bodies

With the support of the governing body, this department is committed to meeting the highest level of professional standards. We believe we can accomplish this by not only investing in the latest equipment and technology, but by also investing in our officers and civilian support staff by providing them the best available training.

I am extremely proud of the professionalism of the men and women that make up this organization and their commitment to the community they serve.

Press Releases

View press releases regarding the following:

  1. Input
  2. Mission Statement
  3. Value Statement


We welcome your input and encourage you to visit our website in order to learn more about us and the services we provide. Our website is also intended to provide updated information on police related issues and activities.

Please forward any questions, concerns or comments via the email provided on the site or by calling our 24/7 dispatch center at 908-464-1111.