Message from the Chief of Police

On behalf of the men and women of the Raritan Borough Police Department, I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to the department’s website.

I am proud to have been given the opportunity to work with all the outstanding members of this department and to serve a community which I have grown to be a part of in my 26 years with the Borough.

I can assure you the staff and officers of our department are committed to making a positive difference in our community by providing both effective and efficient police services. It is our goal to provide the residents and those just passing through with the best policing practices available.

It is my hope that our website will keep you better informed regarding upcoming police/community events and the services that our agency provides. You can also follow our police department on Facebook, Twitter and sign-up for Swift Reach to receive current news, weather and traffic updates affecting the Borough of Raritan.

– CHIEF RAYMOND NOLTE

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 ensuring fair and equal treatment to everyone.

Core Values

INTEGRITY

Integrity is the hallmark of the Raritan Borough Police Department and we are committed to the highest performance standard, ethical conduct and truthfulness in all relationships. We hold ourselves accountable for our action and take pride in a professional level of service and fairness to all.

RESPECT

We treat all people in a dignified and courteous manner, and exhibit understanding of ethnic and cultural diversity, both in our professional and personal endeavors. We guarantee to uphold the principles and values embodied in the Constitution of the United States and the State of New Jersey.

SERVICE

We provide service in a courteous, efficient, and accessible partnership. We foster community and employee involvement through problem-solving partnerships.

FAIRNESS

We treat all people impartially, with consideration and compassion. We are equally responsive to our employees and the community we serve.