Information on
Novel Coronavirus
Have general questions about COVID-19?
The NJ Poison Control Center and 211 have partnered with the State to provide information to the public on COVID-19:
Call: 2-1-1 for general information (24/7) or 1-800-962-1253 for medical information (24/7)
Text: NJCOVID to 898-211 Visit or for additional information.
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Police Department
Located at
184 Park Avenue
Phone: 201-939-6000
Fax: 201-460-3055
Emergency: Dial 911
Hours: 24/7
Chief of Police: John R. Russo
The Rutherford Police Department has committed itself to the protection of constitutional and civil rights of all men and women. In doing so, we have established a set of core values to include integrity, professionalism, dedication, and accountability. We will continually strive to achieve excellence in all we do.
Our priorities shall include the protection of life, liberty, and property to ensure all Borough residents and visitors experience a quality of life second to none. We shall stress the importance of partnerships among those in our community to assist us in allocating our resources in an effective and efficient manner.
As law enforcement officers, members of the Rutherford Police Department have sworn to uphold our laws with paramount diligence to the equality of all of those we encounter. We shall be courageous, ethical, and respectful in your time of need.