Upper Saddle River Police Department Mission Statement:

To Provide for the Safety, Protection and Welfare of all Citizens through Fair, Professional

and Proactive Enforcement of the Federal, State & Local laws in the Borough of Upper Saddle River


about us

The Upper Saddle River Police Department covers 5.3 square miles and serves a resident population of approximately 8,500, and a daytime population of 12,000. Our department is staffed by 17 sworn Police Officers, 3 full time and 5 part time Communications Officers as well as a full time Records Administrator. There are six divisions within the police department, Patrol, Investigative, Traffic, Communications, Records and Juvenile. The Upper Saddle River Police Department has adopted an aggressive community policing philosophy, which strengthens the relationship between the police and the residents. On Thursday May 24th 2012, the New Jersey Commission for Law Enforcement Accreditation officially voted for our agency to receive accreditation designation. The members of the police department also work closely with the Schools, the D.A.R.E. program and the Youth Guidance Council to foster a good relationship with the youth of Upper Saddle River. The Borough of Upper Saddle River is considered a safe suburban community for raising families.


Important Information

Swift 9-1-1 Emergency Notification System– Download and complete the form, then bring it in person to the main Police desk to receive code.

Crime Prevention – Sgt. William Lynch (201) 327-2700

 Cat License – Contact the Upper Saddle River Borough Hall at 201-327-2196.

 Dog License – Contact the Upper Saddle River Borough Hall at 201-327-2196.  

Fingerprints – Monday - Friday by appointment only. Call 201-327-2700 to schedule an appointment.

 Firearms - Applications can be picked up at the main Police desk. Most firearms forms and F.A.Q. can be found at NJSP Firearms Information. For complete instructions on firearms ID card and purchase permit applications, please follow this link: USR Firearms Information For Existing Card Holders and New Applicants

LOST PETS - Report missing pets to Police Department at 201-327-2700. Don't forget to register your dog and/or cat annually through the Borough Hall, which can be reached weekdays at 201-327-2196.

 Power Outages It is not necessary to report a power outage to the police. Report all power outages to Rockland Electric at 877-434-4100.

 Report Copies - Records Bureau - All police reports requested in person are $0.05 per page for letter sized pages and smaller, $0.07 per page for legal sized pages and larger. For more information on how to calculate costs, please see the link listed below.


 Handicap Permits – If you are temporarily handicapped, and do not already have handicapped parking privileges in NJ you may pick up applications at the main Police desk

 Overnight Parking - There is no parking allowed on any street within the borough from 2am till 6am without prior approval from the Police Department.

 8 StickersStickers may be picked up at the main police desk. Bring in your drivers license and registration for the vehicle you want the sticker for.

At Risk Resident Regisrty Forms- Please click the preceding link, fill out the form, attach a photo and bring to Police Headquarters for submission.

Senior Citizens & Special Needs Emergency Watch Programs Forms

Department of Human Services Division of Disability Services

Consumer Identity Fraud - Click the link for advice on what to do, how to prevent and

how to fix a case of identity theft.

Upper Saddle River Police Department Employment Opportunities

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