The Wayne Police Department, under the command of Chief
John Reardon, is located in the municipal complex at
The department is staffed with 119 sworn police personnel including the Chief, 3 Captains, 7 Lieutenants, 18 Sergeants, 16 Detectives, 60 Patrol Officers, 2 Community Policing Officers, 2 School Resource Officers, and 1 Detective assigned to the Township's Information Technologies Division to work collaboratively as the Town's Public Safety Technology Coordinator. We also have 2 Special Officer II police officers.
The department also has a staff of 29 civilian personnel including 2 part time and 16 full time E-911 Dispatchers, 4 data entry Clerks, 5 Secretaries, 2 Park Rangers and 1 Public Safety Technology System Administrator assigned to work collaboratively with the Township's Information Technologies Division.
The department is made up of 3 divisions: Patrol, Investigations, and Operations.
The Office of the Chief of Police consists of the Chief, the office Secretary, and two police units:
A Lieutenant, who reports to the Chief of Police, investigates various complaints of alleged officer misconduct, demeanor complaints, or complaints of differential treatment. To contact Professional Standards/Internal Affairs, please call 973-694-0600, extension 3588 or via the Township's Resident Support Center.
PUBLIC SAFETY COMPUTER SERVICES
Under the direction of the Chief of Police are 1 Detective and 1 Civilian Computer Analyst assigned to work collaboratively with the Township's Information Technologies Division in support of all advancing technologies utilized by Public Safety, consisting of Computer Aided Dispatch, Records & Document Management, Audio and Video Surveillance, Mobile Computing, Radio Communications, as well as interfaces with national, state, county and local informational databases.