Our Mission Statement

 It is the mission of the Hillside Police Department to safeguard the lives and property of the people we serve, to reduce the incidence and fear of crime, and to enhance public safety while working with our diverse community to improve their quality of life. Our mandate is to do so with honor and integrity, while at all times conducting ourselves with the highest ethical standards to maintain public confidence.


Animal Cruelty Complaints

The law now requires the Hillside Police Department to investigate and prosecute all violations of New Jersey's animal cruelty laws (Title 4). To report incidents of animal cruelty please call (973) 926-5800 ext. 204.


Body Worn Cameras

The Hillside Police Department utilizes body worn video/audio cameras to enhance officer safety, produce effective materials for training and to produce an additional method of collecting evidence to prosecute those who violate the law. The cameras are worn by officers centered on the front of their shirt.

Anonymous tips may be submitted by email to:


*This email is not monitored 24/7* All emergencies should be reported by calling 9-1-1.  



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