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.

Facts and Information

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.

SUBMIT A CRIME TIP

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

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....
Riverside Township PoliceRiverside, NJRiverside – 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....

Facts and Information

Check Out Our Facebook Feed

Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons

REMINDER:

Riverside Township Police Employment Open House Tomorrow Night - 5/16/24

If you plan to attend, please email us at [email protected]

Details belowRiverside Township Police Employment Open House

Come join us to learn about a career with the Riverside Township Police. Interested candidates who are also fluent in Spanish or Portuguese are encouraged to attend.

If you plan to attend, please email us at [email protected]

When: Thursday, 5/16/2024 at 7pm
Where: Riverside Municipal Court (located on the second floor of 1 W. Scott St.)
... See MoreSee Less

REMINDER: 

Riverside Township Police Employment Open House Tomorrow Night - 5/16/24

If you plan to attend, please email us at careers@riversidepolicenj.org

Details below

As Police Week continues, we wanted to acknowledge our riders and support personnel who completed the Police Unity Tour last week. Sgt Joo, Sgt Perinho, and Ptl Wallace teamed up with members from Delran and Edgewater Park Police on the four day ride from New Jersey to Washington DC to honor fallen police officers.

Thank you to everyone who helped make this possible. We are so proud of our team!
... See MoreSee Less

As Police Week continues, we wanted to acknowledge our riders and support personnel who completed the Police Unity Tour last week. Sgt Joo, Sgt Perinho, and Ptl Wallace teamed up with members from Delran and Edgewater Park Police on the four day ride from New Jersey to Washington DC to honor fallen police officers.

Thank you to everyone who helped make this possible. We are so proud of our team!Image attachment

2 CommentsComment on Facebook

Congratulations

Stay safe

View more comments

Burlington County will begin work on Pavilion Avenue between the bridge and Lafayette Street on or about May 13, 2024. Traffic patterns will be affected. ... See MoreSee Less

Load more