Westwood Police Hiring for New Full-Time Police Officer
Westwood Police Department has
positions available for full time police officer.
requirements & additional information available on-line at
Applications are available at Police Headquarters
101 Washington Avenue, Westwood, NJ07675
Must be between eighteen (18) and thirty-four (34) years of age.
Must be a citizen of the United States and a resident of the State of New Jersey.
Must possess a valid New Jersey driver’s license.
Must be of good moral character, and must not have been convicted of any criminal offense.
Must possess at a minimum an Associates Degree, or equivalent in college credits from an accredited college or university or;
In lieu of the educational requirement must possess veteran’s status and has been honorably discharged from the armed services.
Applications are available at police headquarters beginning February 24, 2014.
Applications are only available to the person applying and NJ Driver’s license and Social Security identification must be presented when picking up application.
Completed applications must be returned no later than 4:00 pm Friday, March 14, 2014. A fee of $100.00, payable by bank check or money order, will be charged upon return of completed application.
A recent color photograph of the applicant (taken within the past six (6) months) and a current resume must be attached to the completed application form.
A written examination will be conducted by the New Jersey State Association of
Chiefs of Police. Examination details to be provided with the application.
January 2, 2014
Hillsdale Police, along with those from Emerson, Park Ridge, River Vale, Washington Township, Westwood and Woodcliff Lake, were among the 34 departments in Bergen County that collected new, unwrapped toys for the annual PBA Toy Drive this year. Altogether, the agencies collected 10,000 gifts, the largest amount in the history of the 25-year-old toy drive. All of the gifts, which were destined for families in need, children’s hospitals and military families in New Jersey, were sorted by dozens of police officers, firefighters and other volunteers at the Closter Fire Department on Dec. 18. Read the rest of this entry »
November 20, 2013
(Westwood Borough / Bergen County, NJ) A team of assessors from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) will arrive on Sunday, December 15, 2013 to examine all aspects of the Westwood Police Department’s policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services Chief Frank Regino announced today.
“Verification by the assessors that the Westwood Police Department has met the Commission’s “best practice” standards is a voluntary process to achieve accreditation, a measurement of law enforcement professional excellence”, Chief Regino said.
As part of this final on-site assessment, employees and members of the public would like to provide comments to the assessment team. They may do so by telephone or email. The public may call 201-664-2574 on Monday, December 16, 2013 between the hours of 9:00 a.m.-11:00a.m. Email comments can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Telephone comments are limited to 5 minutes and must address the agency’s ability to comply with the accreditation standards. A copy of the standards is available at the Westwood Police Department, 101 Washington Avenue, Westwood, NJ. Please contact the Accreditation office at 201-664-7000. Ext. 155. Read the rest of this entry »
November 14, 2013
The borough police department issued careless-driving charges against the driver who struck a pedestrian in a store’s parking lot a day earlier, officials said on Thursday.
The driver, Maryann Lewis, 75, of New Milford, was backing out of a handicapped parking spot in front of the Trader Joe’s grocery store on Irvington Street when her sedan apparently accelerated and lurched forward, striking an employee who had just finished her shift at the store. Read the rest of this entry »
November 13, 2013
A driver hit the front of a grocery store late Wednesday afternoon, severely injuring a female employee who had just finished her shift, police said.
Around 3 p.m., a woman who appeared to be elderly had backed out of a handicapped spot in front of the borough’s Trader Joe’s on Irvington Street. The car, a sedan, apparently accelerated and lurched forward, striking a female employee who had ended her work day and was grabbing a shopping cart outside the store, Police Chief Frank Regino said.
The female employee “sustained some very severe injuries” and was taken to Hackensack University Medical Center, Regino said. He said he did not know the extent of her injuries or current condition, but last was made aware that she was in surgery. Read the rest of this entry »
September 27, 2013
October is breast cancer awareness month. Westwood Police officers along with the officers of six other Pascack Valley towns will be wearing pink
hats in support of breast cancer research.
Pink hats will also be available for sale at Westwood Police Headquarters for anyone who wishes to be a supporter. The cost of a hat is $25.00 and all proceeds will go directly to the October Woman Foundation for Cancer Research.