The overall Mission and Purpose of the Jefferson Township Police Department is to preserve life and property; to provide a general police service for the residents of the Township of Jefferson, Morris County, State of New Jersey; to enforce Federal, State, County and Municipal laws, statues and ordinances, as hereinafter may be more expressly defined.
Members shall adhere to the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics and the Rules and Regulations as established.
The Jefferson Township Police Department is committed to the pursuit of an ethos reflecting the highest degree of ethical, moral, and fairly applied law enforcement.
The Chief of Police recognizes the need for clear, concise and up-to-date Written Directives and the need for an effective document management and dissemination system so as to assure that members of the department and its employees are provided with the necessary guidance in the performance of their job functions.
OFFICIAL PATCH REQUESTS
The Jefferson Township Police Department does not provide patches to individuals.
Patch requests are provided only to law enforcement professionals representing a law enforcement agency. These requests must be submitted in writing on the agency’s official department letterhead to:
Office of the Chief Jefferson Township Police Department 1033 Weldon Road Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849
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WORKING TO MAKE OUR STREETS SAFER
Street Smart NJ is a public education campaign coordinated by the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority that aims to raise awareness of pedestrian and motorist laws and change the behaviors that lead to pedestrian and cyclist crashes and fatalities.