Diversion Burglaries

Allendale Police want to warn residents that area towns have been experiencing diversion burglaries. Diversion burglaries are when someone posing as a utility employee, municipal worker or handyman comes to the front door and talks to someone or asks them to take them to another part of the property while an accomplice enters and burglarizes

Child Seat Inspection Event

On Wednesday September 13 Allendale police will be at Crestwood Lake to inspect and help install child passenger safety seats.   Certified safety seat technicians will also be on hand to answer any questions and provide educational material. Police will be at Crestwood from  from 3:00pm to 6:00pm for this event. Contact Officer Jamie Hillgardner at jhillgardner@allendalepd.org

July 4 Fireworks Information

We've made some changes to the way our fireworks will be handled this year.  There will be hard road closures to prevent vehicles from entering the area by Crestwood's entrance and bags, backpacks, purses and other items are subject to inspection on the way into the park. For more information on this year's event please

Vehicle Theft

At 3:00 AM on May 31 police received a call that a resident's SUV was being stolen.  Officers Rizzo and Rosendahl responded and found two vehicles driving on Wilton Drive toward East Crescent.  One, a Toyota Camry occupied by three people, was stopped by Officer Rosendahl.  The other, the stolen SUV with one occupant, drove

Burglar Arrested Exiting House

In the early morning hours of Sept. 15th, Allendale police captured a burglar as he was exiting a house on Allendale Avenue. Sgt. Terrence Lawler and Officer Dan Rosendahl were conducting a burglary detail in response to recent reports of burglaries and thefts in the area. While on Franklin Turnpike they saw a male party

Safe Exchange Zone Created

Allendale Police have established a Safe Exchange Zone at police headquarters. This Safe Exchange Zone is in our parking lot, indicated by a sign, is well lit and is monitored by video. The purpose of this Safe Exchange Zone is to provide a safe area for residents to buy and sell items through internet transactions.

Crosswalk Updates

Allendale Police are working with the DPW to revamp the business district so the crosswalks and parking stalls are safer and comply with NJ law.   This has been a long process, which is nearing completion.  Once done, the area will be safer for both pedestrians and motorists.  We will also  have the proper authority to enforce violations along

Child Passenger Safety Seat Event

On May 12 area police will be at Guardian Angel Church to inspect and help install child passenger safety seats.   Certified safety seat technicians will also be on hand to answer any questions and provide educational material. Police from Allendale, Saddle River, Ho-Ho-Kus and Waldwick will be at the church from  from 2:00pm to

Winter Storm Stella - March 14, 2017

A blizzard warning has been issued for our area from 12 AM  Monday until midnight Tuesday. We are expecting a powerful winter storm with significant snowfall. See our  For additional information on this event: NOAA Weather Alert.   The Bergen County Office of Emergency Management has declared a state of emergency for this storm.   This

Allendale Police Seek Accreditation

The Allendale Police Department is is seeking to be an accredited police agency.  Part of this process is an opportunity for the public to call in or email comments for the assessors. Anyone wishing to is invited to offer comments by calling (201) 818-4428 on December 27, 2015 between the hours of 10:00 A.M. & 12:00

 

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