Your Riverside Police

The members of the Riverside Police Department take great pride in "Protecting and Serving" Riverside Township.

We recognize the importance of being community partners and have focused on a community policing philosophy. We attempt to immerse ourselves within the community and engage all members through numerous outreach programs and events.

Our award winning community policing efforts have been recognized by the New Jersey Attorney General, the General Assembly, the Burlington County Prosecutor's Office, Burlington County Chamber of Commerce, and ASIS International to name a few.

We strive to provide the highest quality of police service while maintaining our four core principals.

Learn how to anonymously report crime tips and information to the Riverside Police Department.

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the Riverside Police Department

Presently employs 20 full-time Officers and one part-time Records Clerk. The full-time officers include the Chief of Police, two Lieutenants, three Sergeants, thirteen Patrolman, one School Resource Officer.

In addition to our awards for community policing we have been recognized by Mother Against Drunk Driving, NJ Highway Traffic Safety Administration, NJ State Association of Chiefs of Police, 200 Club of Burlington County, and have been selected by Courier Post Readers as "Best of South Jersey."

The full-time officers include the Chief of Police, Captain, Lieutenant, two Sergeants, twelve Patrolman, one School Resource Officer and one Class II Officer.

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Our mission is to maintain the quality of life we enjoy, and to ensure Riverside is a safe place to live, work and play. Recognized by the New Jersey General Assembly, the Riverside Police Department has instituted an award-winning community policing program. It also has received awards from Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), ASIS International and the Burlington County 200 Club.

Serving Riverside Township for over 100 years

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Riverside Township PoliceRiverside, NJRiverside โ€“ Yesterday morning, at approximately 7:24 am, officers with the Riverside Township Police were dispatched to the 400 block of Cleveland Avenue for the report of a possible shooting into a house that occurred....
 Last night members of the Riverside Township Police Department gathered for our annual awards ceremony where several of our officers were recognized for going, "Above and Beyond the Call of Duty."  Ptl. Gabriel Gardner was selected as OFFICER....
We are proud to introduce Kevinn Tosta as the newest member of the Riverside Township Police Department.  Kevinn is a graduate of Riverside High School and Rider University where he completed his undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice.  This....
Riverside Township PoliceRiverside, NJ12/1/2023Riverside โ€“ Last Thursday, in the early hours of Thanksgiving morning, Riverside Township Patrol units were on their annual DWI Patrol shift, when they observed a vehicle operating in a reckless manner....
Riverside Township PoliceRiverside, NJ 10/13/2023 Riverside โ€“ On Sunday evening, at approximately 10:42 pm, an adult male, identified as Edward Moore, Jr, 26 yrs of Riverside, NJ, arrived at the Riverside Township Police Department holding a female....

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UPDATE: The dog was picked up by animal control.

FOUND DOG on the 400 block of Laycock St. If you know the owner, please contact dispatch at (856)461-3434. Thank you.
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UPDATE: The dog was picked up by animal control.

FOUND DOG on the 400 block of Laycock St. If you know the owner, please contact dispatch at (856)461-3434. Thank you.

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This dog was recently groomed. Can you contact local groomers to find out who owns the dog? Trust me they know.

Safe at Burlington County Animal Shelter

Reclaimed!

Is it a boy or girl?

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๐Ÿšจ A winter storm warning will be in effect from 10 p.m. tonight to 10 a.m. tomorrow, with 4 to 6 inches of snow expected. ๐Ÿšจ

Please remove all vehicles from the roadway to allow plows to clear the roads. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

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๐Ÿšจ A winter storm warning will be in effect from 10 p.m. tonight to 10 a.m. tomorrow, with 4 to 6 inches of snow expected. ๐Ÿšจ

Please remove all vehicles from the roadway to allow plows to clear the roads. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

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Where are we stacking all the vehicles !

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Since today is National SRO day, weโ€™d like to thank our very own, SRO Griffin! SRO Griffin has been a staple within the Riverside School District this year and has put in a lot of time and effort to maintain a relationship with Riversideโ€™s youth. SRO Griffin has continued building the Explorer Program with the addition of new members, works as a wrestling coach for the school, and is always willing to speak with students throughout the day. Thanks for all you do SRO Griffin!

If you see SRO Griffin around, be sure to say hi ๐Ÿ‘ฎโ€โ™‚๏ธ
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Since today is National SRO day, weโ€™d like to thank our very own, SRO Griffin! SRO Griffin has been a staple within the Riverside School District this year and has put in a lot of time and effort to maintain a relationship with Riversideโ€™s youth. SRO Griffin has continued building the Explorer Program with the addition of new members, works as a wrestling coach for the school, and is always willing to speak with students throughout the day. Thanks for all you do SRO Griffin!

If you see SRO Griffin around, be sure to say hi ๐Ÿ‘ฎโ€โ™‚๏ธ

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Appreciate him so much and the connections he makes with our students.

Fantastic!!

Awesome work officer Griffin!

Awesome job SRO Griffin!!

The best!!! ๐Ÿ‘

Awesome SRO Griffin! Proud of you, and thank you for all you do !๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ’™

Keep up the awesome work SRO Griffin.

He’s the best! We are so lucky to have him! He cares about the kids, staff and community!

Congratulations Brendon!!

Hands down - the best!

Brendon makes a great SRO! The school is lucky to have him & our township as well!

Great guy!!

Good man

Awesome job. Thanks for your Service with the kids

Thank you for your service ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฒ

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธThank you for your service ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

One of the Best Officers I have the pleasure of knowing A True Riverside Guy who continues to give back to his community. A perfect role model for our Students Thank You Officer Griffin.

Awesome โค๏ธ

Thank you for all you do! ๐Ÿ‘

Good man, grew up with him at Riverdel Swim Club

Thank you for all you do

Congratulations Brendon

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New he’d be good for our community

Thank you ๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ–ค

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