WAYNE POLICE - OPERATIONS DIVISION
The commander of the Operations division is Captain
The Communications Bureau, which is comprised of a Lieutenant, 2 sergeants, 2 patrol officers, 16 full-time and
2 part time E-911 certified civilian dispatchers are responsible for all emergency services dispatching for the police department, fire department and the first aid squad. All 9-1-1 and non-emergency calls are received by the personnel in this bureau. In addition, they monitor other emergency radio frequencies, computer terminals and an assortment of alarm operations. The monitoring of the department's detention facility is also a responsibility of the Communications Bureau.
Applicants interested in a career as a civilian Communications Dispatcher should apply through the Township Human Resources Department.
BUREAU OF SPECIAL SERVICES
The Bureau of Special Services has diverse functions. One primary function is the Academy Training Programs for the department. This office schedules all the training for civilian and non-civilian personnel. In addition, all the planning for Special Police officers and the School Crossing Guard Program is coordinated here. The secretary of this bureau also schedules extra duty work when off-duty police officers are needed or required. Lastly, all new recruits for the department are processed through this office. Inquires can be made to this Bureau by calling 973-633-3578
At this time
we are not accepting any applications.
A brief description of the qualifications to become an Officer can be viewed by clicking here. Otherwise, the entire ordinance can be viewed by accessing the
Township Code link under section 25-14. This site will post when applications will be made available for the position of Police Officer.
DO NOT send Resumes as they will be destroyed and not kept on file.
RECORDS AND IDENTIFICATION BUREAU
The Records and Identification Bureau, staffed by a sergeant and 4 civilian clerks contains the central files for the Police Department. All police reports, firearm permits, canvasser's permits, citizenship,
and character letters are done through this bureau. They also maintain the Live Scan Automated Fingerprint System which is used for criminal fingerprinting. Copies of all police reports can be obtained 8:30AM to 4:30PM, Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. The office stays open late on Tuesdays, until 7:00PM.
Most reports are available within three working days after the officer takes the report, including accident reports.
Fees for reports are as follows:
pages 1-10……75¢ per page
pages 11-20……50¢ per page
pages 21+……25¢ per page
At the discretion of the Records Bureau, a deposit may be required for large requests. Tapes, maps, hearing transcripts, exhibits, drawings, etc. will be charged based upon the actual cost to the agency for reproduction. The Custodian of Records will inform the requestor of these special charges and elicit agreement in writing prior to reproduction.
The Record and Identification Bureau also handles all
Firearms Purchaser ID Card and Purchaser Permit applications, including
duplicate, lost and change of address documentation.