Riverside Police
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Riverside Police
Department NJ

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Riverside Police
Department NJ

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Riverside Police
Department NJ

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Riverside Police
Department NJ

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Riverside Police
Department NJ

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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 17 full-time Officers, on part-time Class II officer, and one part-time Records Clerk. The full-time officers include the Chief of Police, a Captain, Lieutenant, two Sergeants, eleven 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.

Riverside Police, Serving Riverside Township for 100 years

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 The 2022 New Jersey Civil Service Commission Law Enforcement Entrance Exam is coming up. If you are interested in becoming a Riverside Township Police Officer, please join us for an open house on Thursday Feb. 3 at 7:00 pm in the courtroom located....
DWI Investigation Leads to Insurance Fraud Charges This past New Year’s Eve, the Riverside Police responded to the report of a motor vehicle accident on North Pavilion Avenue at approximately 7:40pm.  The officers determined that the operator....
On 1/13/22, Riverside Police were contacted regarding a possibly neglected animal. The caller stated she saw a Facebook post regarding a black and white Husky that appeared to be in distress. Officers were able to locate the female that was temporarily....
    On the morning of January 6, 2022, the Riverside Police were alerted to a burglary-in-progress to a business along North Pavilion Avenue.  The owner of the business notified police that he received a burglar alarm activation, and....
On Monday, Patrolman Gabriel Gardner graduated from Gloucester County Police Academy's 59th  Basic Police Recruit Class.  Ptl. Gardner began the intensive training process in August.  He will continue his training in Riverside Police Department's....

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HIRING ANNOUNCEMENT: We are now accepting applications for the position of Class II Special Law Enforcement Officer. Applicants must be fully trained Class II Special Law Enforcement Officers. The salary for the position is $18 per hour. Please submit a completed application along with a resume' and letter of interest to Chief William T. Eliason at the Riverside Police Station, or by mailing the documents to: Box 188 Riverside, NJ 08075 Attn: Chief William T. Eliason. Applications can be found at:
riversidepolicenj.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/Online_APPLICATION-2018Nov.pdf
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HIRING ANNOUNCEMENT: We are now accepting applications for the position of Class II Special Law Enforcement Officer. Applicants must be fully trained Class II Special Law Enforcement Officers. The salary for the position is $18 per hour.  Please submit a completed application along with a resume and letter of interest to Chief William T. Eliason at the Riverside Police Station, or by mailing the documents to: Box 188 Riverside, NJ 08075 Attn: Chief William T. Eliason. Applications can be found at: 
https://riversidepolicenj.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/Online_APPLICATION-2018Nov.pdf

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You know I support you guys more than anyone, but 18 bucks an hour is Ridiculous. I would hope we could raise that to be more appropriate for the risk you guys take every day. Just my opinion.

Riverside never fails to suprise me with $18 and hour 😆

Jaison-Ashley Pleva

You’re kidding, $18😄

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