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Old Denville Road Closure


Beginning on Monday February 5th, 2024, Old Denville Road will be closed to all thru-traffic for a natural gas installation project. The work is expected to continue for approximately three weeks. The project will commence Monday through Friday each…

Rockaway Valley Road Closed Near Montville Township Border


On Friday February 2nd, 2024 Rockaway Valley Road will be closed near the Montville Township border for utility work. Access to that portion of Rockaway Valley Road will be limited to local residents only. Any vehicles traveling to Boonton Avenue, T…

Oak Road Closure


Be advised that Oak Road is currently closed for a report of trees and wires down across the roadway. Drivers will need to find an alternate route. Thank you for your cooperation. 

The Boonton Township Police Department is Hiring


The Boonton Township Police Department is actively seeking candidates for employment. Visit https://www.btpolice.org/Employment for more information

Winter Weather Driving Tips


Whether it’s snow, sleet or ice, winter weather can cause extremely dangerous road conditions. The latest data available indicates that in 2020, there were 374 fatal crashes, and an estimated 25,000 injury crashes that occurred in wintry conditions.…

School Bus Safety Reminder


The Boonton Township Police Department has recently received an increase in complaints about motorists passing school buses. Driving of this nature is dangerous and will not be tolerated.A violation of NJ 39:4-128.1 results in a $100 fine, and up to…

Halloween Safety Tips


With Halloween Approaching, BTPD Reminds Everyone to Trick or Treat SafelyFollow these simple safety tips for a safe and fun Holiday...1. Always accompany young children around the neighborhood2. Tell your older children to remain with a group and s…

Fall Driver-Safety Tips


Fall weather can be unpredictable, and drivers should prepare themselves for potential road hazards. Some of these hazards include fog, wet leaves, and an increased presence of deer in the roadway.Fall is one of the most active times for deer, and t…

State of NJ Announce Changes to Concealed Carry Law


On September 15th, 2023 the State of New Jersey issued a memo to it's law enforcement partners and firearms instructors, regarding changes to the concealed carry training laws. Certain individuals who have previously been approved for a concealed ca…

Rockaway Valley Road Resurfacing Project


Beginning on Tuesday September 12th, Rockaway Valley Road will be closed for a paving project. The closure will occur between Valley Road, and the Denville Township border. Weather permitting, this project will likely continue throughout this curren…

Important Announcement from BTPD Regarding Community Services Programs


The Boonton Township Police Department is pleased to announce a number of free community services that we are happy to offer to all of our residents. One program that we are particularly proud of is our “Vacant House Check” program. If you will be a…

Back to School


Back to SchoolBack to school starts tomorrow, September 5th, 2023! The Boonton Township Police wish all students and school staff a safe and successful school year!  Safety is everyone’s responsibility and back-to-school is an opportune time to remi…

RVA Fields Parking Lot Re-Opened


The RVA Fields parking lot has been re-opened. Thank you all for your cooperation the past few weeks!

Water Main Break


BTPD is aware of a water main break affecting residents in the following areas: Farber Hill Road, Wetmore Drive, Miller Drive, Decker Lane, and Rockaway Valley Road. The Water Department is currently on scene and actively working towards rectifying …

Update to NJ Concealed Carry Application Process


Please be advised that due to recent changes, all concealed carry applications must now be made through the New Jersey State Police application portal. Applications are no longer completed in-person at the Boonton Township Police Department. For mor…

Township Picnic and Fireworks


We hope to see everyone for the Township Picnic & Fireworks event on Saturday, 8/5/23. The event kicks off at 4pm, and fireworks will commence at approximately 9:00pm. All parking will be at the RVA Fields, 355 Powerville Road. Officers will be …

National Night Out 2023


National Night Out 2023 On Tuesday, the Boonton Township Police Department participated in our second annual Tri-Town National Night Out event in collaboration with the Mountain Lakes and Town of Boonton Police Departments.“National Night Out is an …

Press Release


Wanted Parties Picked Up By Police Instead of UberOn July 10, 2023 patrols made contact with Elizabeth Gorman (39) of Long Valley and Edward Klingman (44) of Long Valley in the Oak Hills neighborhood of Boonton Township. After clearing the initial c…

CDC Information on Wildfires


The latest communication from the NJDEP is as follows:Please be aware of the poor air quality in our region due to the Canadian wildfires. The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has issued a "Code Orange" air quality alert for Wednesd…

Click It Or Ticket 2023


BTPD To Conduct Seat Belt Enforcement Campaign Law enforcement officers from the Boonton Township Police Department will join with police from around the country in cracking down on unbuckled motorists and passengers as part of the national “Click i…

Tax Identity Theft


Protect Yourself from Tax Identity TheftLearn what tax identity theft is, what you can do to guard against it, and what to do if it happens to youWhat Is Tax Identity Theft?Tax identity theft is when someone uses your Social Security number to steal…

Alert Boonton Township


STAY CONNECTED WITH…BOONTON TOWNSHIP’S EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEMTOWNSHIP RESIDENTS ARE URGED TO REGISTERThis notification system allows residents to receive e-mail, text messages, and/or other alerts regarding emergency notifications and other importan…

Press Release


Hit and Run Suspect Found to be Under the InfluenceOn February 9, 2023 patrols received a call for a hit and run out of the Town of Boonton. After searching the areas along the town border patrols located the suspect vehicle in Tourne Park. Upon spe…

Car Seat Safety


Car seats and boosters provide protection for infants and children in a crash, yet car crashes are a leading cause of death for children ages 1 to 13. That's why it's so important to choose and use the right car seat correctly every time your child …

Press Release


Random Plate Inquiry Leads to Warrant ArrestOn January 6, 2023 patrols were monitoring traffic in the area of Boonton Avenue. A randomplate inquiry turned up a hit for an active warrant out of Madison, NJ on the registered owner ofa vehicle. Patrols…