FAQ

Q. What are the business hours of the Police Department?
A. The Police Department maintains normal business hours Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM. This includes the availability of Police Officers to speak to you regarding your incidents, as well as our everyday business functions, such as retrieving police reports and filing applications for firearms permits.

Q. What are the observed holidays for business hours?
A. We observe the “Town Hall Closing” schedule set by the Township Committee. Please refer to their website (http://www.middletownship.com)

Q. Can I report a crime or event at the Police Station after business hours?
A. The Police Department will always take your report and speak to you! After business hours, you may come into the Police Station to report incidents. However, the availability of a Police Officer to promptly speak with you after hours is more limited, so there may more of a delay than during regular hours. Also, we cannot retrieve or produce police reports, issue handicap placards, firearms permits, and these like administrative functions outside of business hours.

Q. Can I report a crime over the phone?
A. You may report crimes for police responses over the telephone, but you cannot complete a police report using the telephone. In most cases, when you contact the Middle Township Police Department by telephone you are being connected our 911 Communications Center. These are operators that are trained to interview callers for pertinent information in emergencies, triage police, fire, and medical situations and respond appropriately. But these operators are not law enforcement officers, so they cannot take a report.

Q. 1. I have a court date set for a traffic summons that I received and need to change it.
    2. I missed a court date, or have questions regarding payments or entries that resulted from a traffic citation.
   3. I need to change my plea according to the traffic summons I was issued.
A.  All matters that involve traffic citations or summons (“tickets”) are handled by the Court identified on the ticket. In most cases, this will be the Middle Township Municipal Court. The Police Department has no ability to change dates, make revisions, etc., without involvement of the Court. Please contact the Municipal Court directly at 609-465-8729.

Q.   I have a suggestion for the Police Department that I’d like to share. What can I do with it?
A.   The Chief’s Office is the primary point of contact. You may contact them using information from the “Contact Us” page.

Q.  I have an event that we planning that may need a Police presence. What is the contact for this service?
A.  Contact the Captain John Edwards using the Contact Us page.

Q.  We would like the Police Department to speak or be involved in a demonstration at our community event. Who do we contact?
A.  You may contact the Office of Chief of Police using the “Contact Us” page.

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