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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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....
Riverside Township PoliceRiverside, NJRiverside -  This past September, over the course of several nights, the Riverside Township Police were dispatched to approximately 14 incidents for property stolen from unlocked vehicles.  The suspects....

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Less than one week to go.....Join us this Memorial Day, May 27, 2024 at 8am for the 1st Annual Riverside 5K Remembrance Run!

The Riverside Township Memorial Day Parade will follow at 9:30am.

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Less than one week to go.....

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Would you please share the race route, for the sake of road closures? Most parade participants are traveling to their starting points during the 5K and I am assuming there will be additional road closures to keep the racers safe. Thank you!

Inner Athlete Performance & Fitness doors will be open, come check us out! Before and after the race, come in stretch get some drinks and grab some Info on our classes and personal training offers!

Christinia Michelle 8am 👀

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UPDATE: The dog was picked up by the owner.

FOUND DOG in the area of E Scott St and Middleton St. If you know the owner, please contact dispatch at (856)461-3434. Animal control has been notified and will be responding shortly.
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UPDATE: The dog was picked up by the owner.

FOUND DOG in the area of E Scott St and Middleton St. If you know the owner, please contact dispatch at (856)461-3434. Animal control has been notified and will be responding shortly.

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I think she wants to be with Juan Orlando in the maximum security prison in New York lol 🤣

that Dog has been arrested more than El chapo

Kimberli Acosta😂😂

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