Main Telephone: 973 538-2284
Fax: 973-538-3382
Emergency: 9-1-1

Morris Plains Police Department

531 Speedwell Avenue
Morris Plains, NJ 07950



Jersey Central Power & Light’s has a new "24/7 Power Center,", the online map delivers fast and accurate outage information to desktop, smart phone and mobile devices. If you have not already done so, please add the link to your website bookmarks.
In addition to offering outage information, the map also allows you to quickly and easily report power outages and streetlight outages.  To report a power outage, go to Report Power Outages and follow the prompts to enter your information. To report streetlight outages, go to Report Power Outages and select Report Streetlight Problems and follow the prompts to enter your information.  You may also continue to report power outages and streetlight outages by calling 888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877).


The Morris Plains Police use NIXLE, a community information service.  Stay informed about police emergencies, advisories, road closures, even community events.  Don't be the only neighbor not to know! You can easily register below. 


Click the icon to go to Morris Plains Police NIXLE webpage.


Keep up to date by viewing our Police Blotter.

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Try our new Morris Plains Police Toolbar.  It is fully customizable to your preferences . It allows users to get emergency alerts issued by the Morris Plains Police directly to your Desktop, even when your browser is closed.   Also includes weather, quick links, Morris Plains Police Message system,  Morris Plains RSS News Feed, Task List, Radio Player with hundreds of radio stations and live police scanners,  including a Morris Plains Police scanner feed, and much more!  After installation just go to 'toolbar options' and customize all your personal settings.  Let us know what you think, we encourage your feedback and ideas. 


Power Outages
The police communications desk receives numerous calls from residents about power loss. The police department cannot restore your power. If you lose power you are urged to call 1-800-544-4877 (1-800-LIGHTSS)and report the outage to JCP&L. We also recommend you select the option to be notified via telephone callback when your power is restored. You may also use JCP&L's new website to track and report outages.  Go to their new Online Power Center at

Reporting your power outage to JCP&L is the fastest way to document your outage. JCP&L states that when homeowners report their outages directly to JCP&L it allows them to pinpoint the problem in a more expeditious manner.
If you see wires down or other hazards please call 9-1-1


Public Service

  • Is your Childs safety seat properly installed?  Is it the proper size for your child?  Do you know how to properly use your safety seat?  We have a certified child seat safety technician that will inspect your child safety seat free of charge.  To make an appointment please contact Ptl. Michael Koroski at 973-538-2284.  You may also leave him a voice mail at ext. 4035 or send an email to
  • The Morris Plains Police is a participant in Project Child Safe.  The program provides free gun locks to citizens.  Stop by our Department and pick up your lock today!
  • We offer all necessary police forms online.  Go to our Forms Page for more information.
  • Do you have a problem, concern, suggestion or comment?  Use our Feedback Form to contact us.


The Morris Plains Police handled 2.238 calls in May 2012
which includes:
24 Arrests
33 Motor Vehicle Crashes
169 Motor Vehicle Stops

For yearly statistics see our Statistics Page.



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