Departments & Services


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The mission of the Bernards Township Police Department is to foster a partnership with the community in which we professionally and effectively provide the highest level of protection and service while addressing the needs of those who come in contact with our agency with dignity, respect and empathy

Message from the Chief…

On behalf of the Bernards Township Police Department, I welcome you to our website. I am honored to lead the talented men and women of this agency and to share in their dedication and passion to serve our citizens.

We realize that our ability to be effective is dependent on good communication with our citizens and a cooperative approach to problem solving. We continue to explore new ways to partner with our residents, business owners, and school communities in an effort to improve the quality of life in Bernards Township.

Our pledge to the citizens of Bernards Township is that we will provide professional police services that are innovative, community-minded, and integrity-driven.


Chief Michael Shimsky