Police

Welcome to the Borough of Waldwick Police Department:

Mission Statement


The members of the Waldwick Police Department will work to ensure that the safety and property of all persons in the Borough are safeguarded.  We will provide this service to all residents, and anyone who may visit our community, on an equal basis.  Those we come in contact with will be treated with a high level of dignity, compassion and professionalism. 


We recognize that our basic responsibility is to enforce the law and understand that our police powers are derived from the people we serve through the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.  We appreciate the importance and responsibility of our positions and strive through education, self-improvement, and the use of all available resources to provide effective, efficient, and timely police services.

Deterring crime, problem solving, and an overall reduction of fear will be of the utmost importance in our effort to promote confidence and respect amongst the members of our ever expanding and diverse community.  The Waldwick Police Department's interaction with the public will always be with the intent to enhance the quality of life within the Borough.
 

Value Statement

To treat citizens and co-workers with compassion and respect in a consistent and predictable way regardless of rank or social status.

To always be receptive and open minded to change in the community and our work environment.

To conduct ourselves as professionals and to always be accountable for the actions we take.

"Public Service with Honor"
  • Compassion
  • Courage
  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Fairness
  • Respect

WALDWICK SCAM ALERT - The Waldwick Police Department received information that residents received calls from individuals claiming to be Waldwick Police Officers who have asked for bank account information.

The Waldwick Police Department will not call you at any time for bank account information.  If you are concerned with the legitimacy of  any call, you can hang up and call the Waldwick Police Department on their non-emergency number, (201) 652-5700.

Click HERE to view the 2023 Junior Police Academy Video

Police Officer Christopher Goodell

Police Officer Christopher Goodell lost his life on July 17, 2014 while on duty serving the residents of Waldwick.  The Waldwick Police Department and PBA Local 217 thank the Borough residents and the community at large for their overwhelming show of support.

A scholarship has been created in honor of Officer Goodell. Donations may be made to the following:
 

The Christopher Goodell Scholarship Fund
c/o PBA Local 217
P.O. Box 166
Allendale, NJ 07401