1. Mission Statement
  2. Value Statement


Berkeley Heights Police are hiring for the position of Full Time Police Officer.  Applications are available online and at Berkeley Heights Police Headquarters.  Completed applications are due no later than January 31, 2024, at 4:00 pm.  Please see the "Position Available" posting for qualifications and prerequisites.

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Department Breakdown

Our department consists of:

  • Command Staff
  • Patrol Division
  • Support Services Division:
    • Community Policing
    • Investigations
    • School Resource Officer
    • Traffic Safety
  • Internal Affairs Unit
  • Communications Center
Bias Crime Guide

BHPD Youth Academy 2024 - SAVE THE DATES!

Incoming 2nd - 4th Graders:  June 17-June 21

     Incoming 5th - 8th Graders: June 24 - June 28

The Police Youth Academy is an educational program developed by the Berkeley Heights Police Department focusing on the township’s young residents.  This program is designed to provide positive interaction between the children of our community and the officers who serve them.  The Academy emphasizes professionalism, teamwork, respect, and integrity in a disciplined learning environment.  Instructors will cover military drills, physical training, self-defense training, classroom activities, and host presentations from various law enforcement agencies.  The Police Youth Academy will also provide male and female participants insight into a law enforcement career. 


Press Releases

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Dispatch & School Crossing Guards

Our dispatch center and school crossing guards also operate under the purview of the police department. The dispatch center is now a shared service with Union County Police. It is responsible for receiving all 911 and non-emergency police-related calls and police, fire, and rescue squad dispatching.

Support of Governing Bodies

With the governing body's support, this department is committed to meeting the highest level of professional standards. We believe we can accomplish this by investing in the latest equipment and technology and investing in our officers and civilian support staff by providing them with the best available training.

I am incredibly proud of the professionalism of the men and women who make up this organization and their commitment to their community. - Chief Jason Massimino