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

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Riverside Township PoliceRiverside, NJNew Brunswick, NJ - Yesterday morning, members of the Riverside Township Police attended a ceremony held by the Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) organization to honor New Jersey officers who have demonstrated....
The Riverside Memorial Day 5K and Parade is this Monday 5/27/24! Please join us in honoring the brave men and women of the armed services that made the ultimate sacrifice. The 5K Remembrance Run starts and finishes downtown on Scott St. The race goes....
The Riverside Township Police Department has just added a small unmanned aircraft system (sUAS), also known as a drone to the fleet.  The purpose of the sUAS is  to increase the safety and effectiveness of our police investigations, while....
Riverside Township PoliceRiverside, NJRiverside - This past Friday, in the early morning hours, officers with the Riverside Township Police assisted Delran Township Police with a call for two suspects attempting to enter parked vehicles.  Several callers....
Riverside Township PoliceRiverside, NJRiverside -  This past Saturday morning, the Riverside Township Police were contacted by a resident who reported that he was scammed out of approximately $20,000 in cash.  The victim told the officers....

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Found dog in the area of Delaware Ave and 6th St. If you know the owner, please contact dispatch at (856)461-3434. Thank you.
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Found dog in the area of Delaware Ave and 6th St. If you know the owner, please contact dispatch at (856)461-3434. Thank you.

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