Welcome to the Paterson Police Department's Interactive Website. The Paterson Police Department is the largest accredited Police Department in the State of New Jersey. The men and women of the Paterson Police Department have dedicated their lives to protecting you and your families through law enforcement and there is no quality of life if our homes and neighborhoods aren't safe and our children and seniors are left unprotected.
Anonymous TIPS Submission
Get alerted about emergencies and other important community news by clicking on the link below to sign up for our Notification System.
Acting Police Chief William Fraher
Chief William G. Fraher was appointed to the Paterson Police Department on January of 1975, where he proceeded to move up the ranks and work in every division within the Paterson Police Department.
Eyes On Paterson
Keep your family, friends and our community safe by adding your surveillance cameras and signing up for “Eyes On Paterson” initiative.
Paterson Police Department is partnering with the community to safe guard Paterson by keeping our Eyes On Paterson. Together we can make Paterson Safer. Simply follow these two steps to add your surveillance camera(s):
- Complete the form regarding your surveillance camera(s).
- Accept the “HOLD HARMLESS, ASSUMPTION OF RISK, AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT”.