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Attorney General Directives

The Westwood Police Department adheres to all New Jersey Attorney General’s Law Enforcement Directives.


Drug Testing Policy (Directive No. 2018-2) 

Click here to view the Attorney General Directive.

Click here to view the Westwood Police Department Policy.

Early Warning System (Directive No. 2018-3)

Click here to view the Attorney General directive.

Click here to view the Westwood Police Department Policy.

Body Worn Camera Information

Click here to view Westwood Police Department Body Worn Camera release.

Internal Affairs


Below are links to Internal Affairs Report Forms in several different languages. To submit a complaint, download the form in your preferred language. Once completed, please submit the form to the Westwood Department by emailing it to:, dropping it off in person, or by mailing it to Police Headquarters: 101 Washington Avenue Westwood, NJ 07675.













Pursuant to the Attorney General Internal Affairs Policies and Procedures, a Law Enforcement agency must make public an annual report relating to certain Internal Affairs statistics.  The following statistics are from the Westwood Police Department's Annual Report summarizing the types of Internal Affairs complaints received and the dispositions of those complaints.

Annual Summary



Major Discipline


Firearms Civilian Carry and Range Evaluation Information (CCARE)

This live-range training replaces the Permit to Carry Safe Handling and Proficiency Qualification protocol (HQC2- modified) issued on July 21, 2023, and is the required range component pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2C:58-4(g).

Click here to view CCARE Protocol.

Click here to view CCARE Memorandum from the Attorney General.

Click here to view CCARE Use of Force Training Document.

Diversity & Recruitment

The goal of the Westwood Police Department is to attract qualified individuals to pursue a career with the Westwood Borough Police Department. The objective is to achieve an overall racial and gender composition of the department in comparison to the service population of the Borough through the departments recruiting activities.

Click here to view the Westwood Police Department Diversity and Recruitment plan.

Click here to view the 2023 Westwood Police Department Diversity Report.

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