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Rutherford Police Department

The RDP’s priorities include the protection of life, liberty, and property to ensure all Borough residents and visitors experience a quality of life second to none.


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Rutherford First-Aid Ambulance Corps www.rutherfordems.org

The Rutherford First-Aid Ambulance Corps is a volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to providing Emergency Medical Services to our residents.


Rutherford Volunteer Fire Department www.rutherfordfire.org

Protecting over 18,000 residents within an area of 2.4 square miles and consists of five fire companies and operate out of three firehouses strategically located throughout the Borough:

Truck Co #1 and Engine Co. #4 respond out of the Ames Avenue Firehouse

Engine Co. #2 responds from the Mortimer Avenue Firehouse

Engine Co. #3 and Rescue Co. #5 respond out of the West End Firehouse on Union Avenue at the corner of Wells Place.

If you have any questions or are interested in joining the Rutherford Volunteer Fire Dept., applications can be obtained at the Rutherford Borough Clerks Office.

Chief: Scott Koen

Deputy Chief: Rob Van Winkle

1st Assistant Chief: Dennis Gentile

2nd Assistant Chief: Tom Twist lll

3rd Assistant Chief: Tom Riser