Hanover Township Police Department

Morris County, NJ









The Hanover  Township Police  Department  is  scheduled for  an on-site assessment as  part  of  the  re-accreditation process   through the  New Jersey   Law   Enforcement  Accreditation  Commission,  which   is administered by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police.



The accreditation program requires agencies to comply with standards that represent the best practices in Law Enforcement.  The accreditation process is rigorous and includes a close examination of the agency's written directive system, operation and facility. After the original accreditation ·process, each agency must be successfully re-evaluated every   three   years   to maintain   accreditation.  May 9, 2013 was   our agencies first successful certification.



As part  of the on-site  assessment,  agency  employees  and members  of the community are invited  to offer comments  to the re-accreditation assessors assigned to the on-site assessment by calling  (973) 428-2512, ask for  extension 3011 on Monday,  April  11, 2016 between  9:00a.m. &

11:00a.m. Telephone comments   are limited to 5 minutes   and must address the agency's ability to comply with the accreditation standards.

  Hanover Township
  Police Department
  1000 Route 10
  Whippany, NJ 07981


The Records Bureau is open from 8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday thru Friday.
The phone number for Motor Vehicle Accident Reports is (973) 428-2517.
The phone number for all other reports is (973) 428-2493.
Reports take approximately seven days before they become available.


Fee Schedule

In accordance with Township Ordinance No. 31-04, and the Open Public Records Act, NJSA 47-1A-1, et seq., the fees to be charged for discovery reports and materials are as follows:

  • $.05 per page for letter sized pages.
  • $.07 per page for legal sized pages.
  • The actual postage for any discovery report sent by mail.
  • Photographs will be photocopied at the rates established herein. If requests are made for duplicate photographs, the actual cost of making the photographs shall be charged.
  • The request for a duplication of video or audio tapes will be done free of charge. However, the requestor must provide unused video or audio media. There is a $5.00 charge if the requestor does not provide unused video or audio media.
  • On any item that cannot be photocopied on the Township’s copier machine, or not otherwise provided for in this schedule, the actual cost paid by the Township to the vendor duplicating the requested material shall be paid by the requestor.
  • When the discovery must be obtained from an entity other than the Township of Hanover, for example, another police department, the actual costs paid to the other entity shall be paid by the requestor.

The fees to be charged for Accident and Incident reports are as follows:

  • $.05 per page for standard letter sized pages.
  • $.07 per page for legal sized pages.
  • The actual postage for any incident report sent by mail.