Chief: Donald Giannone
Community Policing Bureau: Each neighborhood in Teaneck has a specific community policing officer assigned to it. Residents may call the bureau to speak with "their" police officer. Bureau members are available to speak with residents about organizing block watches, personal safety and neighborhood concerns. Residents are encouraged to call the bureau for information on the summer "Junior Police Academy." The Academy is open to Township children between the ages of 11 and 16. The children spend five days learning about various aspects of police and public safety work. Adults are invited to join the "Citizen's Police Academy." 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, cocaine, and marijuana use. The Detective Bureau may be contacted at 837-2565.
Traffic Bureau: The Traffic Bureau may be contacted to request that the radar trailer be placed on one's street. This trailer shows the posted speed limit to oncoming traffic and compares it with the speed at which they are travelling. After a few days the trailer is removed, and officers with radar enforce the posted speed limit. The Traffic Bureau may be contacted at 837-2600.
Service Bureau: The Bureau processes application for Firearm Permits, ID Cards, and Alarm Registrations. An engraver is available to the public for engraving identification on valuables. The Service Bureau may be contacted at 837-2573.
Juvenile Bureau: Members are available to present lectures on a wide variety of topics. The DARE officer, a specialist in the field of drug awareness and prevention, will present a program for any group at any age level. The Bureau also 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 Department is a public safety answering and dispatch point for 9-1-1 and will get you a quick response from public safety providers.
Crime Stoppers: Rewards are paid to individuals for information which leads to a criminal arrest. The caller may remain anonymous. Call 833-4222.
Narcotics Bureau: A member of the Narcotics Bureau will speak to groups about the dangers of abusing drugs and alcohol. Call 837-2565.
Bicycle Registration: The department will engrave a distinct number on any bicycle brought in for registration.
Ride-Along Program: You may ride with a patrolman during a normal tour of duty to gain a new perspective on what police work is all about. Call the Tour Commanderjat 837-2572.
Service Bureau: Call 837-2573