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. We will also be selling the patches for $10 each to raise money to support the fight against breast cancer. Stop...

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 2018/2019 School Year starts on Thursday September 6th, 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 Townsh...

The Readington Township Police Department is pleased to offer "SUPPORT" lawn signs for residents to place in their front yard. These signs are on a limited first come-first serve basis. We Support The Readington Police Officers lawn sign is a nice way to show the neighborhood and the offi...


 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



    Arrest - wanted person

    June 21, 2019 at 1127 hours: At the above date and time, Sgt. Steven Rindock stopped Jose Soto (age 38 from Branchburg NJ) on US Highway 22 east for a traffic violation. Soto was discovered to be a wanted person out of Cumberland County NJ for several different charges. Soto was als...


    On Friday, June 21, 2019 Readington Township Police officers arrested Darren Pieper, 44 of County Road 523 in Readington Twp. on possession of child pornography charges. An investigation of Pieper began on May 13, 2019 leading detectives to storage devices containing child pornography fi...

    Main Street Road Closure

    Starting on Tuesday, June 25th, Main Street will be closed to thru traffic from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Police officers will be posted on Main Street at the intersections of East Dreahook Rd and US Hwy 22 to enforce the closure. A detour will be posted directing vehicles to use county roads...

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