The Scotch Plains Police Department is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of a program for accreditation by verifying it meets professional standards.
Administered by the New Jersey Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission in conjunction with the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police, the accreditation program requires agencies to comply with standards in five basic areas that represent the best practices in Law Enforcement. The standards address policy, procedures, administration, operations, and support services.
Agency employees and the public are also invited to offer comments by calling 908-322-7100 extension #118 on Sunday January 24, 2016. The accreditation assessors assigned to the on-site assessment will take phone calls from the public between the hours of 10AM and 12PM. Telephone comments are limited to 5 minutes and must address the agency’s ability to comply with the accreditation standards.
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Brian T. Mahoney Chief Of Police
The Scotch Plains Police Department is committed to providing excellence in police service. Our goal is to improve the quality of life for all residents. We will promote the highest ethical and professional standards in law enforcement and uphold respect for individual rights and human dignity.
Our Mission Statement: “To deliver effective police services through the deployment of dedicated, ethical officers who are provided with sufficient guidance and discipline, and to balance the responsibility of protection and enforcement with the limits necessarily placed upon policing in a free society.”
Currently the Department currently has (43) sworn law enforcement officers and (5) civilian personnel and has several divisions that handle the wide variety of services it provides.
430 Park Ave.
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076