East Orange Police Department

Chief of Police
William Robinson

15 South Munn Avenue
East Orange, New Jersey 07017


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County: Essex
The East Orange Police Department is a community oriented police agency. The Department is committed to the concept of Community Policing and as such is committed to excellence in response to the needs of all our citizens.

Those that are challenged by physical, emotional or health considerations, all those who have chosen an alternative life style, all religions, all ages, all colors, all creeds, and all nationalities. Discrimination toward any person or group will not be tolerated in any form by the East Orange Police Department. All persons in this City have value and dignity. While all are required to obey the law, all shall receive equal protection under the law.

With community service as our foundation, we are driven by goals that enhance the quality of life, investigating problems as well as incidents, seeking solutions and fostering a sense of security in the City Of East Orange, New Jersey and its citizens.

We try to cultivate public trust by holding ourselves to the highest standards of performance and ethics. To fulfill our mission, the East Orange Police Department is dedicated to provide the development of its members through effective leadership and training. We exist to serve all the people in this community with respect, fairness and compassion.

We are committed to the prevention of crime and the protection of life and property, the preservation of peace, order and safety, the enforcement of the laws of the City of East Orange, the State of New Jersey and the United States Of America, and the safeguarding of constitutional guarantees provided to its people.

In an effort to better protect and serve the community, the East Orange Police Department has instituted two "Tips" telephone lines. All calls will be kept confidential. For suspected criminal activity citizens should call 973-266-5041. This hot line number is monitored twenty-fours hours a day. For quality of life issues such as loud music, loitering, etc. call 973-266-5055.
Read about Director Cordero's new innovation on fighting crime in E. Orange called "Virtual Community Patrol"