The Patrol Division is the largest division in the police department and the patrol officer is the most visible person on the police department. They patrol the streets 24 hours a day, every day, responding to almost any call for service. The police department responds to approximately 15,000 calls for service each year.

Citizens sometimes have questions regarding police patrol operations. When you have non-emergency questions for the Police Department contact Police Chief John Scrivanic at (732) 542-3400 ext. 275.  Chief Scrivanic is not always in the office so you may leave a voice mail message and he will return your call as soon as possible. For those situations which need immediate attention dial the Communications Center at 732-542-4422. In emergency situations please dial 911.