Kevin M. Craig
Chief of Police


1033 Weldon Rd
Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849

973 697 1300 Police HQ
973 697 7230 Main Fax
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Events Calendar

08/04  11th Annual JTPD Jr. Police Academy
08/05  11th Annual JTPD Jr. Police Academy
08/06  11th Annual JTPD Jr. Police Academy
08/07  11th Annual JTPD Jr. Police Academy
08/08  11th Annual JTPD Jr. Police Academy (GRADUATION)


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News & Announcements


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Dial 9-1-1 for EMERGENCIES


Dial #77 from your cell phone to report aggressive or irratic drivers






Welcome to the Jefferson Township Police Department's website
 
We are constantly striving to improve and update our website's functionality and information.  Please be sure to come back often and see what's new.

Our site contains information about the different bureaus and divisions, as well as services our department offers, and information about the entire department.  You may make several different types of service requests right from the home page, such as submitting traffic safety issues directly to our traffic officer, giving compliments to officers and staff, requesting a police clearance letter, or enrolling in our Special Needs program.  Just click on "Service Request Form" at the top of this page and select the type of request you are looking for.


 
TO REPORT OUTAGES or OTHER PROBLEMS WITH YOUR UTILITIES, or TO FIND OUT WHEN SERVICES WILL BE RESTORED
Contact Information for the most commonly used utility service providers is listed below:

 
Power:
First Energy/JCP&L
https://www.firstenergycorp.com/outages_help/Report_Power_Outages.html
1-888-LIGHTSS 1-888-544-4877

     STREET LIGHT PROBLEM:
       https://www.firstenergycorp.com/outages_help/Report_Streetlight_Problem.html

Television/Internet/Phone/Cell Phone:
Optimum
http://www.optimum.net/Support/PhoneList#nj
Customer Svc./Tech. Assist. 24/7:  1-888-276-5255
Residential Customer Service:  973-230-60463.

Verizon
http://www22.verizon.com/Support/Residential/contact-us/index.htm
1-800-837-4966 FIOS TV
1-888-200-4388 Direct TV
Verizon: FIOS Digital Voice, Landline, FIOS Voice 1-800-837-4966

Verizon Wireless
http://www.verizonwireless.com/b2c/contact/index.jsp

Dial *611 from your cell phone or call 1-800-922-0204

Direct TV
http://www.directv.com/DTVAPP/content/contact_us
1-800-531-5000 
General support is available 8 am - 1 am EST, 7 days a week
Technical support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Dish Network
http://www.dish.com/chat/?WT.svl=footer
1-800-823-4929

ACCIDENT and INCIDENT VERIFICATION REPORTSPolice Report On Line Request
Accident reports and Incident Verification reports are one of our most frequently requested services.  In addition to requesting these reports in person, over the phone or in writing, it is also possible to request them on line.  To do so, click the police report icon above to request an accident report or incident verification on line.

 
VACANT HOME CHECKVacant House Check Form
If you visit our Services Bureau area, you can browse through and learn about the many programs we offer, as well as our e-mail notification service and Township Traffic Alerts.  A popular program offered by the Services Bureau is our Vacant Home program.  If you are going on vacation and would like your house watched by the police department while you are away, click the House icon above to complete our Vacant House form.  You may either complete it on your computer and print it out, or you may print it out and complete it by hand. 


 
INSTANT ALERTInstant Alert
SIGN UP FOR AUTOMATIC NOTIFICATIONS OF EMERGENCIES AND OTHER TOWNSHIP HAPPENINGS>>>If you are interested in enrolling in Jefferson Township's Instant Alert system to receive emergency notifications regarding road closures, power outages, services available during disasters, etc., click the red and blue "Honeywell Instant Alert Plus" link above.  When enrolling, you will also be able to sign up for Recreation Dept. email notifications and Water Utility notifications. This service is no charge to Jefferson Township residents.

For residents unable to access a computer to enroll, please call Town Hall at (973) 697-1500, and you will be put in touch with the Township's Citizens Emergency Response Team (CERT) to assist you with enrollment. You must use a Jefferson Township address when registering.  To register, click the Honeywell Instant Alert Plus icon below.



 

 
Mission Statement
The Jefferson Township Police Department firmly believes in the dignity and worth of all people.  It is our duty to safeguard lives and property, and to protect the innocent against deception and the weak against oppression and intimidation, while protecting the individual's constitutional rights to liberty, equality and justice.  We are committed to providing high quality, community-oriented police services and to building partnerships with the community through open communication and education.  We will strive to be the best of our profession by adhering to the highest professional and ethical standards, and we will continue to provide leadership and guidance to the police profession.

 
Due to the high volume of requests for patches we have received and the time and expense involved, we can no longer honor requests at this time.  We will not respond to any e-mail requests for patches.  Thank you for your cooperation.
 





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