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

Morris Plains Police Department

531 Speedwell Avenue
Morris Plains, NJ 07950

Mission Statement


We envision a partnership among all people as we strive to keep our community the safest it can be. We are committed to serving our community with honor, courtesy and integrity. This will enable us to confront any challenges, which may lie ahead.

Our Mission

We will commit our resources in partnership with the community to:

Improve the quality of life of citizens living, working, or visiting the Borough.

Engage in crime prevention and public education activities in order to remain responsive to community needs and concerns.

Promote a safe and secure environment, free from crime and the fear of crime.

Practice our core values of integrity, respect, service, fairness, and pride.


Integrity is the hallmark of the Morris Plains Police Department and we are committed to the highest performance and moral standards, ethical conduct, and truthfulness in all relationships.

We hold ourselves accountable for our actions both on and off duty and take pride in a professional level of service and fairness to all.


We treat all persons in a dignified and courteous manner, and exhibit understanding of ethnic and cultural diversity, in both our professional and personal endeavors.

guarantee to uphold the principles and values embodied in the Constitution of the United States and the State of New Jersey.


We provide quality service in a courteous, efficient, and accessible manner.

Foster a philosophy of community and employee involvement through problem-solving partnerships.

We emphasize individual leadership in which all employees are empowered to make decisions and solve problems at all levels.


We treat all people impartially, with consideration, empathy, and compassion.

We are equally responsive to our employees and the community we serve.


An emphasis is placed on high professional standards, continuing education, and physical and emotional good health.

We recognize employees are our most important assets, and the diversity of background and experience characterizing the men and women of the Morris Plains Police department is a principle source of our organization's strength.

We recognize our relentless commitment to integrity, respectfulness, service, fairness and pride is the cornerstone of

Our organization and the foundation for all we do.