Mission Statement

The Cedar Grove Police Department is committed to providing quality service with the highest level of professionalism and integrity. We dedicate ourselves to protect the lives, property, and rights of people, to maintain order, and to enforce the law impartially by working in partnership with the community.

Latest News

  • Operation Take Back
    The Cedar Grove Police Department will be participating in the bi-annual Operation Take Back Program sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Agency. This program enables the public to get rid of unused, unwanted and expired medications properly. Prescription drug abuse is rapidly becoming one of our nation’s greatest emerging drug problems and it is widely recognized … Read more
  • Fraud
    On October 4th Patrolman Joseph Ligas was flagged down by the manager of the PNC Bank located at 85 Pompton Avenue to report a fraud in progress. The manager pointed out an individual who was attempting to withdraw over $65,000. Ptl. Ligas detained the suspect and began an investigation. The investigation revealed that the suspect … Read more
  • Pursuit ends with arrest
    On September 28th at approximately 5pm, Ptl. Raymond Cassella received a SPEN radio broadcast from Montclair Police reporting that they had broken off a pursuit of a Dodge Ram pickup truck that was reported stolen from Belleville. The vehicle was last seen entering Cedar Grove in the area of East Bradford Avenue. Ptl. Cassella located … Read more
  • Strong-armed Robbery Arrest
    On July 1, 2021, Afamefuna Nwandu, a 35-year-old male from Flanders NJ, was arrested for a strong-armed robbery that occurred in the CVS parking lot located at 387 Pompton Avenue. The robbery took place on June 28th, when a township resident met a prospective buyer of his old cell phone. Mr. Nwandu physically took the … Read more
  • Car Burglary and Police Pursuit
    On June 1st 2021 at 02:31 am a Timber Rock Court resident reported two suspicious persons in his driveway near his vehicle. The caller feels that the subjects noticed him watching and fled. They were last seen entering a black Mercedes SUV. Officers flooded the area searching for the suspect vehicle. They were located on … Read more

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