Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get a copy of a Police Report?


Reports are given out for the Police Records room located on the lower level of the Municipal Complex. The hours are as follows: Tuesday - Friday....9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Mondays................2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
A fee of $.75 per page is charged




How do I get a vehicle out of impound?


In order to retrieve your vehicle you will need to bring the following to the police station for the Vehicle Release Form. 1. Identification 2. Proof of Ownership of the vehicle 3. Proof of liability insurance. After producing these documents, you will be given the Impound release form and informed where your vehicle is being stored. The impound company will not release your vehicle without the release form. You will be responsible to the impound company for any towing/storage fees before your vehicle is released.




What is the curfew in Willingboro?


Ordinance 132-2 It shall be unlawful for any person under 17 years of age to be or remain in or upon the public places within the Township of Willingboro at night during the period ending at 5:00 a.m. and beginning at: A. On Friday and Saturday night: 11:59 p.m.; B. On October 30 of each year: 9:00 p.m.; C. On October 31 of each year: 9:00 p.m.; and D. On all other nights: 10:00 p.m.




Where can I find the local ordinances for Willingboro?


Local ordinances can be found online at https://ecode360.com/WI3070




How do I pay for a traffic ticket?


If the summons is marked “ Court Appearance Required”, call the Court Administrator at least one week before your court date to enter you plea. All other summons can be paid either online at: https://portal.njcourts.gov/webe11/atswepr2/home.do Or payment can be mailed to the address on the back of the summons or in person at the Willingboro Municipal Building, Court Administrator’s office. Payment must be made before your court date or a warrant could be issued for your arrest.




How can I get fingerprinted (i.e. for employment, for medical certification, etc.)?


The Willingboro Police Department offers fingerprinting for all of its residents. You will need to bring proof of identification and residency to the Police station.




What happens if I miss my court date?


If you missed your court date, most likely a warrant has been issued for your arrest. Contact the Court Administrator's Office where the violation occurred to make arrangements to pay the imposed fine.




I would like the police to check something out, but I don't think it's an emergency.  Where can I call?


You can call the non-emergency police number: (609) 877-3000 You will be put in contact with a dispatcher that can send an officer to check out whatever suspicious activity you may be observing.




How can my organization get a police officer as a guest speaker?


For all public appearances, please contact us through our Crime Prevention Office at (609) 877-2200 x1065




Where can I get a copy of an Accident Report?


Accident Reports for incidents that occurred in Willingboro can be obtained through our Records Bureau during normal business hours, or they can be obtained online at: www.buycrash.com




Can I just send an email to notify the police I need them to respond to something?


While all of our officers and administration have email, the email accounts are not monitored 24 hours a day. Therefore, if you need the police to respond to an incident, please call 9-1-1 for emergencies or (609) 877-3000 for non-emergencies.




What should I do during a traffic stop?


The New Jersey State Attorney General's Office has a very informative initiative called "Safe Stop" that explains in detail how traffic stops are conducted by the police as well as what your rights and responsibilities are as a citizen. You can find a link to the program below: http://nj.gov/oag/safestopnj/




Is the Police Department hiring?


Our hiring cycle is fluid as we often replace officers that retire, resign, or leave due to injury. We are a Civil Service department and therefore follow the Civil Service guidelines for hiring, first and foremost is seeking applicants who have taken the Civil Service Law Enforcement Entrace Exam. For more information CLICK HERE




Can I file a police report online?


Yes. For certain minor incidents, you can file a report online by using our Citizen's Online Reporting System. To access the system, CLICK HERE





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