Police Department News

New Jersey Safe Stops


New Jersey has instituted a new "Safe Stops" initiative to make every traffic stop end safely for all those involved. This information will instruct the public about what to do and not do during a traffic stop. Please go to this link for specific information: nj.gov/oag/safestopnj/tips


Class III Special Police Officer


The Police Department is seeking a Class III Special Police Officer to conduct school safety and security duties. Click here for a link to our employment application. You may also stop in the Manager's Office in the Lawrence Township Municipal Building, 2207 Lawrence Road, Lawrence Township, New Jersey 08648. Please click here for job description.


Crossing Guards Needed


Lawrence Township Police Department is accepting applications for Crossing Guards for the 2019/2020 school year. Crossing Guards receive paid training and generally work approximately ten (10) hours per week. The hourly rate is $17.40. Applications are available at this link or stop at the Police Headquarters. Submit completed applications to the attention of Lt. Joseph Amodio, by mail or drop-off in person at Police Headquarters, 2211 Lawrence Road, Lawrenceville, New Jersey, 08648. If anyone has questions regarding the position, you can contact Lt. Amodio at 609-844-7104.


New Jersey Attorney General's Law Enforcement Drug Testing Policy


The illegal use of drugs is incompatible with service in law enforecement. This agency is committed to ensuring that sworn law enforcement personnel are physically and mentally capable of performing their duties and fulfilling their responsibilities. Officers are required to obey all laws and ordinances, including those concerning the illegal use of drugs. Violations of these laws are intolerable. The purpose of this policy is to safeguard this agency from sworn law enforcement personnel who may engage in the illegal use of drugs. This Police Department will maintain a zero tolerance stance of illegal drug use by sworn law enforcement personnel. General Order Number 2.05 - Drug Screening.