Message From The Officer In Charge:
The Raritan Police Department announces that Chief Mark D. Ciesla is retiring from public service
effective December 31, 2013. Chief Ciesla has served the residents of the Borough admirably for 28
years and has well earned his retirement. Chief Ciesla always held himself and others to the
highest standards and will be sorely missed by the members of the police department.
Taking over for Chief Ciesla will be Lt. Kenneth J. McCormick III. Lt. McCormick will be sworn in
as the new Chief of Police in a public ceremony on January 3, 2014 at 7:00 pm in the council chambers
of the Raritan Municipal Building.
Mission Statement: The Raritan Borough Police Department is
committed to providing a professional community – oriented police service
to residents and visitors within the Borough of Raritan. We work in collaboration
with the community and strive to maintain the utmost level of public safety
with the goal of maintaining the quality of life expected within the borough.
We are dedicated to protect life, property, and maintain order while assuring
fair and equal treatment to everyone.