Readington Township Police Department will be participating in the "Pink Patch Project". Officers from the police department will wear a pink patch during the month of October. #pinkpatchproject ...

The 2019/2020 School Year starts on Thursday September 5th, residents should plan for delays due to school bus traffic. It is important to remember that our children will be riding theses buses and to use extreme caution when approaching school buses and bus stops. The Readington Township...

Starting Thursday, August 29th at 7 AM, Main Street will be closed between Dreahook Rd (often referred to as the East Dreahook Rd, Readington Rd or County Rt. 620 intersection) and US Hwy 22 for paving. The closure will be from 7AM until approximately 3:30 PM each day. This will continue ...

On behalf of the Readington Township Police Department, I would like to welcome you to our website. I am honored to serve the Readington Township community and lead the officers of this department with our commitment to our mission statement, to protect and serve the public. Our numbe...


 The Readington Township Police Department is currently accepting resumes for the position of Class II officers.

Mission Statement


We, the officers of the Readington Township Police Department, are committed to protect and serve the public, prevent crime and apprehend offenders, and provide professional police service to all of our citizens as well as those who visit or travel through our community.

To achieve our mission we must earn and retain the confidence and respect of the public we serve. We hold ourselves accountable for these actions and therefore, we will strive to recruit and retain the highest quality officers as we realize they are our most valuable assets in achieving our mission.

Core Values

Our mission can be accomplished only by constant and earnest endeavor by all officers to adhere to our core values and perform our duties in a professional, courteous, and unbiased manner, thereby cultivating in the public mind the fullest realization that the Police Department is a most vital requisite to public well being. The core values of the Readington Township Police Department are as follows:

PROFESSIONALISM: the skill, competence, or character expected of a member of a highly trained profession

DUTY: the precursor of discipline and obedience, it reveals itself through the accomplishment of all required tasks, done on time and to the best of one’s ability

HONOR: a quality that combines respect, pride and honesty

INTEGRITY: the quality of being honest and morally upright

VALOR: strength of mind or spirit that enables a person to encounter danger with firmness; personal bravery



    Hit & Run Leads to DWI Arrest

    On Friday, December 5, 2019 at approximately 2015 hours, Angelo Pallitta (58) out of Basking Ridge, NJ was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. Pallitta was involved in a Hit & Run accident on Rt. 202 and involved in a second accident in the WAWA parking lot. Ptl. Darocha arrested ...

    DWI Arrest

    On Thursday, December 4, 2019 at approximately 0052 hours, Readington Police officer Jack Mazellan was on patrol on Rt. 22 near Ridge Rd. Ptl Mazellan oberved a wrong way driver traveling Rt 22 East in the West bound lanes. Ptl Mazellan was able to get the vehicle stopped at the intersect...

    DWI Arrest

    On Saturday, November 30, 2019 at approximately 1731 hours, Readington Police was dispatched to the intersection of School Rd. and Whitehouse Ave. for a motor vehicle crash. As patrol responded, they were advised that the female involved in the crash fled the scene on foot. The female ...

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