Proudly serving Washington Township for Fifty Years (1964-2014).
It is the mission of the Washington Township Police Department to protect life and property, enforce the law in a fair and impartial manner, and to preserve the peace, order, and safety of the community we serve.
We will act in partnership with the community in a pro-active manner to promote a responsive approach to quality of life issues.
We will strive to accomplish our mission in a professional, courteous, and compassionate fashion.
We will be equally responsive to our employees and the public we serve.
Police Hours and Directions
Monday to Friday
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Monday to Thursday
7:30 AM to 5:00 PM
( June – August Hours )
Police Contact Info
Chief of Police
Email [email protected]
Chief Jeffrey Almer is responsible for the overall function of the police department and oversees the day to day operations. Chief Almer can be reached at 908-876-8301 or [email protected]
Email [email protected]
Information on the Firearms Application & Registration System (FARS) during the COVID-19 response. HERE
Washington Township Police have an online reporting system to help people get assistance with non-emergent matters.Citizens can report criminal mischief, harassment, lost property, property damage, minor thefts, and fraud/credit card theft. This is for non-emergent reports only. Access the Reporting System HERE.
Once received, the information will be directed to an officer who will contact you.You can always call the non-emergency number (908-876-3232) at any time for assistance you may need, and always call 911 for all emergencies.
The Lieutenants oversee the operation of the various divisions of the Department: Administrative, Patrol Division and Support Services.
The Administrative Lieutenant is staffed by Lt. Mark Niemynski; Lt. Niemynski is responsible for the Departments Accreditation Process, Standardized Operating Procedures, Records Bureau, OPRA Request, NJDARM, Annual Reporting, Municipal Court Liaison, Firearms Background Requests, CJP Coordinator and Building and Grounds of Police Headquarters.
Lt. Niemynski can be reached at 908-876-8303 or [email protected]
The Patrol Lieutenant is staffed by Lt. Lucas Allen; Lt. Allen is responsible for the Patrol Division, School Liaison to the Washington Township Schools, Department Training Officer, Contractor Scheduling, Oversees Departments Specials and Matrons, Internal Affairs Officer, Uniform Crime Reporting, Township Alarms and is the Liaison for the Washington Township Fire Companies and Long Valley First Aid Squad.
Lt Allen can be reached at (908) 876-8309 or [email protected]
Support Services Lieutenant
The Support Services Lieutenant is staffed by Lt. Chris Bratus. Lt. Bratus is responsible for the Detective Bureau, School Resource Officers, Traffic, Active Shooter / Tactical Instructor, MCREDS, RDT, Community Policing, Emergency Services and special event planning.
Lt. Bratus can be reaced at (908) 876-8306 or [email protected]
Police Communications are managed by the County of Morris Communication Center.