Chief: Donald Giannone
Community Policing Bureau: Bureau members are available to speak to residents about organizing block watches, personal safety and home security, baby-sitting seminars, and C.P.R. certifications. Community Policing officers may be contacted at 837-8759.
Detective Bureau: A member of the Narcotics Bureau is available to speak with individuals or groups explaining the dangers of alcohol, inhalants, narcotics, depressants, stimulants, cocaine, hallucinogens, and marijuana use. The Detective Bureau may be contacted at 837-2565.
Traffic Bureau: The Bureau conducts bicycle rodeos where children learn proper riding habits and compete for prizes. They also are able to register their bicycles with the Police Department at that time. Children are urged to join the school safety patrol who assist adult school crossing guards in getting children to and from school safely. The Traffic Bureau may be contacted at 8372600, extension 282.
Service Bureau: The Bureau processes applications for Firearms Permits and I.D. Cards, Liquor Employee I.D. Cards, Alarm Registrations, and Immigration fingerprinting. An engraver is available to the public for engraving identification information on valuables. The Service Bureau may be contacted at 837-2573.
Juvenile Bureau: The Bureau has started a Big Brother Program where officers volunteer their spare time to spend with kids from single parent homes. The Bureau, in conjunction with the Sheriff's Department, will at the request of a parent or guardian, fingerprint any student in any grade from kindergarten through ninth. They will also present a program to prevent gambling and a Gun Control Safety Education Program. The DARE officer, a specialist in the field of drug awareness and prevention, will present a program for any group at any age level. Members of the Bureau will also present lectures, demonstrations or discussions on a wide variety of topics including: Self Defense and Awareness Program for Young Women, Bicycle Safety and Registration, and Career Day. The Bureau offers assistance to runaways, providing runaways with transportation home, conference calls, and 24 hour crisis intervention for youths at risk. The Juvenile Bureau may be contacted at 833-0495.
Emergency: The Teaneck Police is a Public Safety Answering and Dispatch Point for the 9-1-1 and will get you a quick response from public safety providers.