Image of front of Police DepartmentThe Township of Clinton Police Department consists of 25 full time sworn officers covering 33.9 square miles, with a population of 12,886. Our goal is twofold, providing quality service to the public while furnishing a good work environment to our employees. We dedicate our service to the public, providing a safe and secure community in which to live and raise our families. In addition, we strive to create a healthy and desirable work atmosphere for the officers. Employees are encouraged to contribute to the operation of the department. As a result, many assignments are distributed on a voluntary basis. Such involvement enhances creativity and boosts moral.

We offer many programs to the public:

  • Drug education, both in and outside the schools l.D. Programs Crime Stopping Programs TIPS Hotline 1-888-735-TIPS
  • Specialized units dealing with crime and traffic Gypsy Scams, etc.

We welcome our residents and friends to visit us and be part of their police .


Important Phone Numbers:

Emergency: (Police, Fire, Ambulance) 9-1-1
Officer in Charge: Lieutenant Ryan Melsky 735-6000 ext 234
Police Desk (non-emergency) 735-6000

TIPS Hotline (908)735-0732

Email A Tip 

General Orders.

Early Warning System

Clinton Township Police Department ORI Number:  NJ0100600



Last updated: 9/21/2018 3:52:55 PM