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.


This section describes how to report suspicious activity happening AS IT IS OCCURRING.

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

Our Latest News Releases

Riverside Township PoliceRiverside, NJ12/1/2023Riverside – 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 – 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....
Riverside Township PoliceRiverside, NJ 10/6/2023  UPDATE:  Next of kin was located and notified.  Thank you for your assistance!! Riverside – Yesterday evening, at approximately 6:50 pm, the Riverside Township Police were dispatched to....
Riverside Township PoliceRiverside, NJ 9/20/2023 Riverside – Yesterday afternoon, at approximately 2:19 pm, the Riverside Township Police were dispatched for the report of juveniles being disorderly near Spring Garden Park.  Callers stated they....
Riverside Township PoliceRiverside, NJ 9/9/2023Last night, at approximately 10:42 pm, the Riverside Township Police were dispatched to 113 North Fairview St. at the Beer Factory bar for a stabbing victim. Officers arrived on scene to find two men with....

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