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Police Department


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Overview
The Police Department of Plainfield is committed to the safety and security of its residents and visitors. With the recommendations, policies and programs implemented like Community Policing and CareFree Fridays, the City was able to reduce overall crime by 53% and violent crime by more than 40% in 2018. 

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Mission
The mission of the Plainfield Police Department is to provide a safe and secure city through fair and impartial enforcement of the laws, community partnership, and by maintaining high standards of excellence. Members of the division are required to have integrity and respect for the law enforcement profession and the community. The division will be responsive to the needs of the citizens by providing service with honor. The badge is a symbol of public trust. All members are required to wear it with great pride.

Traffic Concerns
For non-emergency traffic concerns an email should be sent to traffictips@plainfieldpolice.com.
For all emergency traffic concerns please dial 911.
Any information provided to the Police Department will be protected and will be treated as confidential.


Bureaus within the Police Division include:


Safety & Prevention

 



Police Department now Hiring
The Plainfield Police Department has openings for the position of Police Officer. Please follow the link provided for instructions on how to register for the entry exam through the New Jersey Civil Service Commission. The City of Plainfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  CLICK HERE

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