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The Readington Township Police Department has received several complaints about all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) operating on Public Lands owned by the Township of Readington. These properties have been dedicated to farmland and passive recreational uses which include hiking and horseback rid...

The 2018/2019 School Year starts on Thursday September 6th, residents should plan for delays due to school bus traffic. It is important to remember that our children will be riding theses buses and to use extreme caution when approaching school buses and bus stops. The Readington Townsh...

The Readington Township Police Department is currently accepting resumes for the position of Class III Police Officer. The officer would be responsible for patrolling the Readington Township Schools daily. A person is eligible to be appointed as a Class III Special Law Enforcement Off...

The Readington Township Police Department is pleased to offer "SUPPORT" lawn signs for residents to place in their front yard. These signs are on a limited first come-first serve basis. We Support The Readington Police Officers lawn sign is a nice way to show the neighborhood and the offi...

 

 

Mission Statement

 

We, the officers of the Readington Township Police Department, are committed to protect and serve the public, prevent crime and apprehend offenders, and provide professional police service to all of our citizens as well as those who visit or travel through our community.

To achieve our mission we must earn and retain the confidence and respect of the public we serve. We hold ourselves accountable for these actions and therefore, we will strive to recruit and retain the highest quality officers as we realize they are our most valuable assets in achieving our mission.

Core Values


Our mission can be accomplished only by constant and earnest endeavor by all officers to adhere to our core values and perform our duties in a professional, courteous, and unbiased manner, thereby cultivating in the public mind the fullest realization that the Police Department is a most vital requisite to public well being. The core values of the Readington Township Police Department are as follows:

PROFESSIONALISM: the skill, competence, or character expected of a member of a highly trained profession

DUTY: the precursor of discipline and obedience, it reveals itself through the accomplishment of all required tasks, done on time and to the best of one’s ability

HONOR: a quality that combines respect, pride and honesty

INTEGRITY: the quality of being honest and morally upright

VALOR: strength of mind or spirit that enables a person to encounter danger with firmness; personal bravery
    

 

News

    Possession of under fifty grams of Marijuana

    On September 19, 2018 at approximately 0055 hours, Ptl. Brown checked on a vehicle in the parking lot of the closed Exxon gas station. The vehicle was occupied by Asaih Shoy and Branham Jocelyn both from Brooklyn, NY. During the motor vehicle investigation he officer detected the odor of ...

    STOLEN HANDGUN RECOVERED

    September 16, 2018 at 0115 hours: Patrolman Jason Phares stopped a vehicle on County Route 523 near Barley Sheaf Road for being unregistered. During the course of the stop, it was determined that the driver was operating the vehicle with a suspended driver's license. A search of the veh...

    Drug Distribution

    On Friday, September 14, 2018 at approximately 0345 hours, the Readington Township Police Department received a call of a suspicious vehicle on Thistle Ln. Ptl. Darocha responded to the area and located the vehicle. The vehicle was occupied by Perry Shumake of Ewing, NJ and Dereck Knoop ...

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