Chief of Police, Paul Castimore

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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.


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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how to reach the Jefferson Township Police Department:

Physical Address:  1033 Weldon Road, Oak Ridge, NJ  07438
Mailing Address:  1033 Weldon Road, Lake Hopatcong, NJ  07849
Non-Emergency:  973-697-1300     **********     Emergency:  9-1-1
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