Another Successful Toy Drive, 2022!

Another Outstanding Toy Drive thanks to the efforts of the Scotch Plains PBA Local #87, and Sgt. Brown! Outstanding work thank you to all who so generously donated!

Cocoa with a Cop and Small Business Saturday!

Thank you ALL who stopped by and had a cup of cocoa with our officers on Small Business Saturday! It was great to see so many people come out and support the businesses in town! 

Latest Community Policing Event! Hip-Hop Dance Contest between SPPD & FPD!

     Congratulations to Fanwood PD for taking the trophy this year! (We'll see you next year on the dance floor!)

     Thank you Maria Daniel for devoting so much time and effort and for allowing us to be a part of your wonderful event, the connections between the officers and the kids will go a long way!

National Impact Fest 2022!

National Coffee with a Cop Day!

2022-2023 Cops & Kids Program!

The 2022-2023 Cops & Kids Intramural program is back! Please make sure you have your child fill out a permission slip so that they can attend the events. There will be (2) events at each middle school, see the flyer for the details. I hope we can break a record this year! 

Nettingham Middle School Permission Slip: 

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Terrill Middle School Permission Slip:

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Law Enforcement Recruitment Day- Job Fair (Kean University Feb. 2022)

No Shave November Donation Recipients

Jessica Arkel from Children’s Specialized Hospital, accepts one of two checks for donations from money received from officers participating in the 'No Shave November' event. This year $560.00 was raised for each charity. Mrs. Arkel is in charge of donations and fund raising for the Children’s Specialized Hospital in Mountainside, she buys the specialty items needed for the disabled children there. Here is our picture for whatever social media you want to give it to. 

With Mrs. Arkel in the photo are Lt. Dave Lavery and Sgt. Jerry Brown.


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Scotch Plains v. Fanwood- Hip Hop  Dance-off!

Great job Off. Mike Baltazar in the Hip Hop Dance Off! It was a great time watching the kids improve on their dance skills and have a good time! Thank you Maria Daniel for inviting us to participate in your event.

Happy 95th Birthday to WWII Army Veteran Mr. Richard Childs!

A very special Happy Birthday to WWII Army Veteran Mr. Richard Childs! Thank you for letting us be a part of your very special day!

Scotch Plains Community Policing

Tours are Back!

Tours of the Police Department are back!!! Sgt. Brown was very happy to have the girl scouts in and show them around the police department again. If anyone would like to have a tour of the building, please contact Sgt. Brown who is in charge of the Community Policing Unit. (908) 322-7100 ext. 104.

Happy 101st Birthday Mr. Warren Butler!

Happy 101 year old Birthday Mr. Warren Butler! Mr. Butler is also a WWII veteran and we would like to thank him for his service!

Happy 100th Birthday to WWII Vet John Plebani!

Thank you for the drawings from our younger residents encouraging our officers!

Thank You for Liz Mangan for the Wonderful Lunch Donation! April 2022

We'd like to thank Liz Mangan for donating this wonderful lunch to our officers and staff! Liz has been doing this for years and never asks for so much as a Thank You! Well, THANK YOU very much Liz, thank you for thinking of our officers and the employees of the Scotch Plains Police Department, your kindness does not go unappreciated! 



Cops & Kids Program

Members of the Scotch Plains and Fanwood Police Departments take time out of their busy day to interact with the students of the SPF BOE. This valuable program allows us to build a trusting relationship with the younger generation and let them see that police officers are people too.

PBA Local #87 Torch Run

The Scotch Plains PBA Local #87  teamed up with members of Fanwood PD to participate in the 2020 Annual Torch Run. I want to thank all of those who participated in helping such a worthy cause!

PBA Local #87

Members of the Scotch Plains PBA Local #87 are constantly doing things to assist members in the community. The picture above is the donation check for the 'Autism New Jersey' in the amount of $21, 707.89, who were the beneficiaries of the 2020 Children's Charities Golf Outing.

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