Oradell Police Department

All speed limits are strictly enforced!


Fireworks & Explosives

Posted: July 1st, 2014 - 03:51 PM

New Jersey Explosives And Fireworks Laws Section 21:1A-132

It is prohibited for any person to manufacture, store, sell, transport, use,  dispose of, or possess explosives in any manner except as permitted under this  act.  Any person who is not engaged primarily in the manufacture, sale,  storage, transportation or use of explosives but who in the course of activities engages in any of the above or uses explosives in any manufacturing process shall be required to comply with the provisions of this act.








21:2-6. Dangerous fireworks prohibited
It shall be unlawful to manufacture, sell, transport or use dangerous fireworks within the state.


PSE&G Infrastructure Work Continues – Traffic Delays are Expected

Posted: May 20th, 2014 - 09:50 AM

Utility work continues on Kinderkamack Rd, Ridgewood Ave and New Milford Ave for the next few weeks until finished.
Heavy Traffic Delays are expected. Please slow down and follow the detours.

2014 River Dell JR. Police Academy

Posted: April 25th, 2014 - 09:00 AM


WHO: Oradell & River Edge 6th, 7th & 8th Grade RD Students

WHEN: Week of JUNE 23rd – 27th 2014 – Graduation Friday JUNE 27th @ 12pm

ORIENTATION: Parents & Students must attend on JUNE 3rd, 2014 @ 7PM RDMS Auditorium


GET INVOLVED:  Applications are available at the Oradell & River Edge Police Departments and RDMS.

For additional information please contact Officer Rich Liguori 201-261-0200 ext-155 & Officer Marc Abate 201-262-1233










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2013 Class #1 "First In, Last Out"    HONOR – INTEGRITY – RESPECT – DUTY – SERVICE



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Substitute Crossing Guards Wanted

Posted: March 17th, 2014 - 12:38 AM

The Borough of Oradell under the direction of the Oradell Police Dept. is in search of SUBSTITUE CROSSING GUARDS.
Inquire at the Oradell Police Headquarters for applications.

Requirements / Qualifications:

NJSA 40A:9-154-1 Adult School Crossing Guard
a. Is a citizen and resident of this State;
b. Is sound in body and good health;
c. Is of good moral character;
d. Has not been convicted of any criminal offense involving moral turpitude.

note: An adult school crossing guard shall be under the direct supervision of the Police Department and the direction of the Chief of Police.
Crossing Guards are required to work in all conditions and weather.

Training / Medical Requirements:

NJSA 40A:9-154.2 Training – Shall consist of two hours of classroom instruction and a minimum of twenty hours of field training and supervision by a police officer.

NJSA 40A:9-154.3 Uniform – Every school crossing guard shall wear a department issued uniform, safety vest, hat and use a STOP paddle.

NJ MEL/JIF – All crossing guards and candidates are required to have a medical history and physical examination. Exams shall consist of a physical, vision and hearing tests.
Examination Schedule:
a. up to age 39yo: every five years
b. from 40 to 49: every two years
c. 50yo +: every year

Oradell Police Department
355 Kinderkamack Road
Oradell, NJ 07649

Traffic Accident/Crash REPORTS Available Online

Posted: June 20th, 2013 - 08:59 PM

The Oradell Police Department is recording vehicle crashes using NJ State NJTR1 report forms in the LexisNexis eCrash system. 

All crash reports are now available online by registering and following link below.  Please allow 3-4 business days for processing. Remember to notify your motor vehicle insurance carrier within 8hrs of any crash.


LexisNexis eCrash Reports
Customer Service at 1-866-215-2771



2012 – 2014 Elm St. & the Bridge are now OPEN to Traffic

Posted: March 31st, 2012 - 11:49 AM

The Elm Street Bridge is completed and OPEN to traffic.

The traffic pattern of elm Street is unchanged. There is a 25 MPH Speed Limit for Elm Street and the surrounding roadways. However, there are new weight restrictions set forth by Borough Ordinance Sec. 280-38 Schedule XII, setting a
Weight Limit of 5 tons or 10,000 lbs. GVWR on the following roadways;
- Elm Street
- Demarest Avenue
- Grove Street
- Maple Avenue

All parking restrictions will be enforced. As a reminder for motorist in the area St. Joseph’s Church & School, it is unlawful to park within an intersection NJSA 39:4-138a. To ensure the safety of the school children and pedestrians please do not park or block the BOX or crosswalks.

Parking Restrictions:
- No Parking on the Bridge
- 50′ from any STOP Sign
- No Blocking of any Public or Private Driveway
- No Parking or 25′ from a Crosswalk
- 10′ from any Fire Hydrant
- No Double Parking
- No Parking where posted

NO vehicular or pedestrian traffic will be allowed in the area during the construction.  The Elm Street Bridge once completed will meet the current standards for bridge specification and safety requirements of the State of New Jersey. The original iron work that is visible when looking at the bridge will be refurbished and reinstalled on the new bridge. This will return the look and character of the old original Elm Street Bridge to the site.



Posted: January 30th, 2012 - 05:12 PM

  • THEFTS of and from Motor Vehicles have occurred!!  LOCK your vehicles and don't leave keys of valuables in your vehicles.
  • Be aware and report any suspicious  vehicles or activity immedately to the POLICE. Don't wait! 
  • Water Company Property – If you cross over a fence to gain access to a wooded area, creek or river you are trespassing.
  • There is NO TRESPASSING on County or United Water Company Property. NJS 2C:18-3 Criminal Trespass
  • FISHING requires a license to do so.  Anyone caught trespassing or fishing w/o license may be summonsed for each violation. NJS 23:3-2 Fishing or Hunting without a License.
  • There also has been a rise in motor vehicle burglaries & thefts  in and around the surrounding communities. As a reminder please do not leave any valuables in your vehicle unattended or unsecured for any period of time. It only takes a few seconds and it’s gone!
  • DO NOT leave your vehicle running and unattended for any period of time.  When parked for the night, always secure your personal belongings and LOCK your doors.
  • There is NO TRESPASSING on any SCHOOL property after School Hours or after School Events.  NJS 2C:18-3 Criminal Trespass

OPD Utilizing The Lastest Technology In Law Enforcement

Posted: December 4th, 2011 - 02:52 PM

OPD is utilizing this new technology gained through State Grant programs for Law Enforcement. This Automatic License Plate Recognition (ALPR) system delivers the ability to read vehicle license plates and check them against a database for rapid identity & verification. The license plate recognition system has been used to locate stolen or wanted vehicles and identify DMV violations.  OPD is utilizing these devices both on the day and night shifts.


“Can’t see me!” you say, well now we can. The Oradell Police Department is utilizing both hand held and car mounted thermal imaging equipment obtained through grant funds.

In recent months officers have stated that both systems are a working in the field and have proven to be excellent police tools.

Central Bergen Crimstoppers

Posted: April 7th, 2011 - 02:15 AM


Central Bergen Crimstoppers-Give police a tip and receive an award



**Central Bergen Crimestoppers assists the respective police departments of Oradell, River Edge, New Milford , and Dumont in the apprehension, prosecution, and conviction of criminals by offering awards to persons providing information leading to the arrest of those perpetrating crimes; Identity can remain anonymous ! Call police crime hotlines in Oradell (201)261-3727 River Edge (201) 265-3727 New Milford (201) 262-3727 and Dumont (201) 387-3727

For full details, go to https://local.nixle.com/alert/4675075/?sub_id=3445.

Contact Information:
William Wicker
Detective Bureau
201-261-0200 Ext-241



Soliciting without a Permit is Illegal

Posted: September 28th, 2010 - 03:35 PM

The Oradell Police would like to remind residents that soliciting without a borough issued permit is illegal. When confronted by a solicitor ask to see the permit issued by the police department. Should violators exist contact the Oradell Police immediately.

Those who solicit with-in the Borough shall be fined.


NIXLE – Text and Email Alerting

Posted: July 16th, 2009 - 05:33 PM

The Borough of Oradell is now using NIXLE to provide our residents with text and email alerting. This system is in addition to the Swiftreach Reverse 911 system already in use.  The NIXLE system allows Oradell to send more frequent messages for free.  It may be used for weather, road closures, special events and other Borough events.  Please take a minute to register at www.nixle.com


Residents that need to be added to or update information for Reverse 9-1-1 can now do so online. Please follow this link to the Oradell OEM website and complete the online form.

REVERSE 9-1-1 Link

SEE something, SAY something!

Posted: November 11th, 2008 - 01:38 AM

BE ALERT in your neighborhood, you can be our eyes.  If you see something, say something right away and don't wait to call.  Be alert of your surroundings.  If you see something out of the ordinary, out of place or any suspicious activities, persons or vehicles report it immediately to the police.  Neighborhood watches are a highly effective community policing tool which can deter criminal activity.

REPORT IT TO: Oradell Police Dept. 201-261-0200 ext.0  or EMERGENCY Dial 9-1-1







Pascack Valley PBA Loc. 206 – Fund Drive 2013

Posted: September 3rd, 2008 - 10:30 PM

The Pascack Valley PBA 206 has begun its annual fund raiser.  Request fliers have been sent out via the mail and as a reminder, your Local PBA 206 does not solicit for donations via the telephone or door to door. 


Oradell, Emerson, Haworth, Old Tappan, Park Ridge, River Vale, Washington Twn., Westwood, Woodcliff Lake.




PBA Loc 206 Main Number – 201-265-4499


Posted: June 25th, 2008 - 10:07 AM

Borough of Oradell Parking Permits:   RESIDENT/OVERNIGHT

Resident Parking Permits can be picked up at Police Headquarters at anytime.(No Fee)  You must present your Driver's License and Vehicle Registration in order to receive a Resident Permit.  Overnight Parking Permits may be applied for at Police Headquarters.  Overnight Permits are issued to RESIDENT'S for use in Borough Parking Lots for all night parking.  Vehicles are not permitted to park on any Borough street overnight and NO permission shall be granted during snow or deemed hazardous storms. (During State or Borough Emergencys vehicles may be towed.)  All Lots have a 3 hour parking limit for vehicles without a permit, some lots/sections are more restrictive.  NOTICE: All Permits are non transferable.  New Permits will be issued as needed upon request.

Note: An out of State, Municipal or PO Box address registrations WILL NOT be issued a RESIDENT or OVERNIGHT Resident Parking Permit.  YOU MUST BE A RESIDENT of the Borough of Oradell and you must have your vehicle registered to an Oradell address in order to receive a parking permit.  No Exceptions. All Borough lots, street and permits are checked periodically.  A Temporary or Special permission for extraordinary circumstances maybe issued by the approval of the Chief of Police or the Senior most Officer in Charge. 

Non-Resident Commuter Parking Permits are NO longer available or issued.

It shall be unlawful to park any vehicle for a period exceeding three hours between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m in/on any said street or lot or otherwise posted.

Borough Ordinance Sec. 165-10 (Lots) 15min, 30min, 1hr, 3hr.
Borough Ordinance Sec. 280-43 (Streets) 15min, 30min, 1hr, 3hr.

It shall further be unlawful to park any vehicle in any said lot between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. (ie. Overnight Parking)

Borough Ordinance Sec. 165-10 (Lots – Overnight Parking)
Borough Ordinance Sec. 280-17 (Streets – Overnight Parking)


Getting Around
PSE&G Infrastructure Work Continues – Traffic Delays are Expected

Utility work continues on Kinderkamack Rd, Ridgewood Ave and New Milford Ave for the next few weeks until finished.
Heavy Traffic Delays are expected. Please slow down and follow the detours.

Posted: May 20th, 2014




Posted: May 20th, 2014


seat tbelt

Posted: April 3rd, 2014

Have a Traffic Issue or Complaint?

Contact us via phone or email with your traffic issue or complaint;
201-261-0200 ext.0

Posted: January 5th, 2014

Traffic Accident/Crash REPORTS Available Online

The Oradell Police Department is recording vehicle crashes using NJ State NJTR1 report forms in the LexisNexis eCrash system. 

All crash reports are now available online by registering and following link below.  Please allow 3-4 business days for processing. Remember to notify your motor vehicle insurance carrier within 8hrs of any crash.


LexisNexis eCrash Reports
Customer Service at 1-866-215-2771



Posted: June 20th, 2013


Posted: June 20th, 2012


In the event of a ROAD CLOSURE, CAUTION, HAZARD, CLOSED, DETOUR, Follow detours and do not go around barricades or cones on any street closure. 

Do put yourself or other at risk.  These devices are put in place for a reason.

Posted: August 26th, 2011

Posted: October 6th, 2010


Posted: June 17th, 2010


Report a STREET LIGHT OUTAGE directly to PSE&G.  Please visit their website at: http://www.pseg.com/streetlight/



Posted: October 11th, 2009

Upcoming Events



OPD does not distribute any Dept. Patches or Uniforms


Police Dept. Tours
Contact OPD to schedule your next tour of Police Headquarters
201-261-0200 ex.0
Pedestrian Safety




Pedestrians are to use the nearest crosswalk or maybe subjected to a summons.

Drivers who don't STOP for Pedestrians in the crosswalk shall be issued a summons.



The Oradell Police regular uniformed police officer application period is currently CLOSED. 


We are always seeking new members. Inquire at Borough Hall.  Contact Officer OPD 201-261-0200

This is a 52-hour training program conducted on Mondays and Thursdays in the evening from 7:00 P.M. to 11:00 P.M. at the Academy. (Next Class – TBA)-

nrollment is strictly limited to personnel who fall under the Emergency Management (CD-DC) category. This is NOT a course for Special Police Officers. Furthermore, this course does NOT contain any firearms -raining whether lecture or practical. No walk-in registration will be permited. Pre-registration is acceptable through the local police chief ONLY. 

Don't wait, join today



Resumes and applications will be a accepted starting on Monday MARCH 17th.
Inquire at the Oradell Police Dept.

DWI Enforcement

You Drink, You Drive, You Lose!

Use of Cellular Phone

Enforcement of Cell phone use while driving a motor vehicle.

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