Monday - Friday
8:30am - 4:00pm

(201) 664-1849

Contact Us




Physical Address:
21 Russell Ave
Old Tappan, NJ 07675
Phone: 201-664-1221


Police Chief:  Joseph Tracy
Council Liaison:  Ronald Binaghi Jr.

Welcome to the
Old Tappan Police Department


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 $20.00 fee is required along with updated contact information.