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

  • 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
  • Stolen Motor Vehicle
    On May 21, 2021 at 5:10 am officers responded to a report of a motor vehicle theft on Winding Way.  It was reported that a white Pontiac G6 was stolen from the driveway.  Officer Justin Westra was close to the scene and within a minute of the call, observed the vehicle attempt to flee the … Read more
  • 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
  • Officers Encounter Ends in Burglary Arrest
    The incident began Saturday, February 20th at 02:46 am, when an alert patrol officer observed a male subject sitting on a guardrail along Ridge Road. Officer Michael Passafiume initiated contact with the subject and while doing so he notice a cardboard box containing several packs of Lava E-Cigarettes. The box was partially buried in the … Read more

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