Police Services


21 Russell Ave, Old Tappan, NJ 07675

201-664-1221 (non-emergency)


Police Chief:  Joseph Tracy

Council Liaison: Ronald Binaghi Jr. 


Congratulations to Officers Peter Miele and Jason Rothenburger for their promotions to Sergeants
in the Old Tappan Police Department.
And a huge welcome to the department's new patrolman Nicholas Antonucci.
We are proud of you and very thankful for the service and protection you provide
to all the residents of Old Tappan!



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Quick FAQ's:

  • Where can I apply for a Temporary Handicapped Parking Permit?
    The Chief of Police may issue a temporary permit for a period of 6 months. This permit application is available at Police Headquarters and a $4.00 fee payable to NJDMV is required.

  • Is overnight parking in the street allowed all year?
    No overnight parking is permitted between November 15th and April 1st.

  • I recently bought my child a motorized skateboard. Are they allowed to drive them in the street?
    Motorized skateboards are not allowed on streets or public sidewalks.

  • Does my Police Department provide house checks while we are away on vacation?
    Yes. The Police Department provides both physical and visual checks.

  • I recently purchased new child seats for my car, does the Police Department provide assistance in helping me install them properly?
    Yes. The Police Department has 3 certified child seat technicians. Please make an appointment before coming to headquarters.

  • Does my house alarm system need to be registered with the Borough?
    Yes, the Police Department maintains the records of all alarms systems in the borough A yearly $10.00 fee is required along with updated contact information.

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