EPPD information re. assistance for Autism/Special Needs individuals

The Elmwood Park Police Department would like to better serve the Autistic/Special Needs community. To further assist this community, we are asking parents/guardians and caretakers of Autistic/Special Needs individuals to complete the below downloadable Emergency Information Form. This form will enhance police officers' communication and response skills. The completed form will be entered into our computer database, allowing responding police officers to assess the information you have provided on the emergency form. This will provide the officer with a better understanding of how to handle the situation. Our goal is to provide effective and safe outcomes with every call we handlek and these forms will help us achieve that goal.The Elmwood Park Police Department would like to better serve the Autistic/Special Needs community. To further assist this community, we are asking parents/guardians and caretakers of Autistic/Special Needs individuals to complete the below downloadable Emergency Information Form. This form will enhance police officers' communication and response skills. The completed form will be entered into our computer database, allowing responding police officers to assess the information you have provided on the emergency form. This will provide the officer with a better understanding of how to handle the situation. Our goal is to provide effective and safe outcomes with every call we handlek and these forms will help us achieve that goal.


All information you provide will only be entered into our police database and will be strictly confidential. We also would like to recomment submitting a photograph of the person on the form so that we could better identify someone in the event that they went missing. Please return the Emergency Information Form at your earliest convenience to the Records Bureau of the Elmwood Park Police Department. Thank you for helping us assist the Autistic/Special Needs citizens in our community.


~ Chief Michael Foligno

Office of Emergency Management

Municipal BuildingDirector: Chief Michael Foligno
Deputy: Frank Thorpe
Deputy: Nick Fedorsin
Address: Elmwood Park Police Department, 182 Market Street, Elmwood Park, NJ 07407
Phone: 201-796-0700
Fax: 201-796-2022


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Where in Elmwood Park is it?

182 Market Street, Elmwood Park, NJ

From Address:

Elmwood Park Volunteer Ambulance Corps

Elmwood Park Volunteer Ambulance CorpsPresident: Peter Pias
Address: 236 Falmouth Avenue, Elmwood Park, NJ 07407
Phone: IN CASE OF EMERGENCY, CALL 9-1-1
Phone - Non-Emergency: 201-796-8077
Website: www.epvac.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/Elmwood-Park-Volunteer-Ambulance-Corps-132465096828319


The Elmwood Park Volunteer Ambulance Corps supplies emergency medical service free of charge to the residents of Elmwood Park and surrounding communities. All members are volunteers and fully certified emergency medical technicians. Membership is currently low and the Corps is seeking additional volunteers. To offer assistance, call 201-796-8077.

Elmwood Park Police Department

Police DepartmentChief of Police: Michael Foligno
Patrol Commander: Captain Frank Thorpe
Detective Commander: Captain Marc D'Amore
Address: Municipal Building, 182 Market Street, Elmwood Park, NJ 07407
Phone: IN CASE OF EMERGENCY, CALL 9-1-1
Phone - Non-Emergency: 201-796-0700
Fax: 201-796-0883
Chief's Phone: 201-796-0764
Chief's E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website: www.elmwoodparkpd.org

 

Elmwood Park Police Department

The Elmwood Park Police Department is proud to provide enforcement, safety, security and assistance to the community. The Police Department consists of two divisions, the patrol and the investigative divisions.

In addition, the Police Department has several specialized units:

  • Motorcycle Patrol
  • Community Relations
  • Traffic Safety
  • Heavy Truck Enforcement
  • Narcotics Enforcement
  • Juvenile
  • Warrants
  • Firearms Licensing
  • Liquor Licensing
  • Terrorism Taskforce Liaison
  • Bicycle Patrol
  • Honor Guard

Officers will reach out to the residents through daily contacts as well as planned events.

Police Officers will provide free security surveys to residents concerned with securing their homes.

To protect our children, fingerprinting and identification kits are provided to our residents upon request.


Police Department Structure

  • Chief of Police
  • Patrol Division
    • Motorcycle Unit
      • Radar Enforcement
    • Bicycle Unit
    • Power Shift
    • Heavy Truck Enforcement Unit
    • Records
      • Licensing
    • Dispatching/911
  • Investigative Division
    • Internal Affairs
    • Criminal Investigations
    • Narcotics Enforcement/Street Crimes Unit


Hours for Records Bureau & Garage Sale Permits

Garage sale permits can only be obtained through the Records Bureau during the following hours:

Mon, Wed, Thurs: 9AM-1PM
Tues: 12-4PM
Fri: 9AM-12:30PM


Reverse 911 Notifications

Swift911 signup button

In our efforts to provide more reliable communications with residents and businesses in the borough, we have implemented Swiftreach Networks, Inc. as our emergency notification service provider.

Swift911™ in its simplest form is a system that makes phone calls to specific people or areas in the event of an emergency or for sharing important information. All the calls you receive will have the Caller ID of "Elmwood Park Borough" or "Elmwood Park Police Department".

If you are not receiving these calls, please click the above graphic to "Add/Remove Yourself", which will direct you to a form to fill out to add or update your contact information. You may also remove yourself from our lists.


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Garage Sales

Planning a private garage sale? You must submit an application and obtain a permit at the Police Department. When a permit is issued, you will receive signs to post. These are the only signs that can be posted and must be removed after the sale.


Firearms Purchaser I.D. Card / Handgun Purchase Permit


Records Requests

Records: George Luke
Address: Municipal Building, 182 Market Street, Elmwood Park, NJ 07407
Phone: 201-796-1457 Ext. 113
Fax: 201-794-2348
Hours: Mon, Wed, Thurs 9am-1pm; Tues 12-4pm; Fri 9am-12:30pm


Fees & Procedures

All applications are located in the Police Department lobby or at the Main Police Desk; some may be available for downloading on this site. Fees are payable by Check or Money Order Only, No Cash will be accepted.  All checks are to be made payable to the Borough of Elmwood Park. Temporary Handicapped Parking Permits may be obtained from the Chief's Secretary. Reports are not faxed.

A number of application forms and documents available from the Police Department are available for download here.

Accident Reports: (2 copies) $1.00
By mail: self-addressed stamped envelope $5.00

All Other Reports: $1.00

Garage Sales: $10.00 (two sales allowed per year)

Letter of Good Conduct: $15.00

Solicitor's Permit: $25.00 check or money order only, payable to "Borough of Elmwood Park". Need two color passport-type photos; $25.00 certified check or money order made payable to "Division of State Police - SBI"; and need to contact the Detective Bureau to have fingerprints taken. Finger prints to be completed by MorphoTrak Application #NJAPS2.

Peddler's Permit: $50.00  check or money order only, payable to "Borough of Elmwood Park". Need two color passport-type photos; $25.00 certified check or money order made payable to "Division of State Police - SBI"; and need to contact the Detective Bureau to have fingerprints taken. Finger prints to be completed by MorphoTrak Application #NJAPS2.

Discoveries: $0.75 per page/first 10 pages, $0.50 per page/next 10 pages, $0.25 per page thereafter; $0.25 mailing charge

Dumpster Permits: $50.00. Must provide Certificate of Insurance naming Borough of Elmwood Park as additional insured.

 

Fees are payable by Check or Money Order Only, No Cash will be accepted.


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Where in Elmwood Park is it?

182 Market Street, Elmwood Park, NJ

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Senior Citizen Services

seniors playing bingoDirector: Christine Cobb
Address: Senior Center, 500 Boulevard, Elmwood Park, NJ 07407
Phone: 201-796-1457 x305
Fax: 201-475-9403
Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-3:30pm


The Senior Center is in the Recreation Complex at the corner of Boulevard and Market Street. It is open to all Bergen County seniors 60 years of age and over.

A nutritionally balanced lunch is served Monday – Friday at 11:30 a.m. for a suggested donation of $1.25 (advance reservations required). A free continental breakfast is served daily.

A variety of educational and social programs are also offered. Check the monthly calendar (available at the Center) for a schedule of classes, programs,trips and events. Some classes include: exercise (low and moderate impact), yoga, ceramics and dance.

The center is open weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and all seniors are invited to join in. Call 201-796-3342 for more information.

Elmwood Park also has a few Senior Clubs. For name and location of meetings, please call the Mayor’s office: 201-796-1833.


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Where in Elmwood Park is it?

500 Boulevard

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Recreation Department

Recreation ComplexRecreation Director: Donna Puglisi 
Address: Recreation Complex, 500 Boulevard, Elmwood Park, NJ 07407
Phone: 201-796-1457 x350
Fax: 201-475-9495
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm


For use of the Recreation Complex, a small registration fee will be charged to members, who will receive a photo I.D. card that they must present when entering the building. This card will entitle the member to the use of the weight room, game room and gym when available. An adult must accompany a child under the age of 12 (both must have ID cards) when not participating in an adult-supervised activity.

If there are any activities in which you are interested but do not appear, please inform the Recreation Department at 201-796-1457 ext. 350.


Programs & Activities

The Recreation Complex, located on the corner of Boulevard and market Street, has a gymnasium, weight room, game room crafts room, a nutrition center and senior lounge.

Varied activities are provided by the Recreation Department for young residents, including basketball, soccer, floor hockey and crafts classes.

From September through June there is an ongoing after care program, and in the summer a day camp program and after camp program plus a Water Spray Park for summer enjoyment.

The Recreation Department also conducts several holiday events, which include an Easter Egg Hunt held on Boro field before Easter. Prizes are awarded to those finding a special egg.

Halloween Contest is conducted for children in grades K-5. The contest is held in the Rec. Complex gym. Candy is given to all children wearing costumes. Special prizes will be awarded for outstanding costumes.

At Christmas time the Recreation Department sponsors a visit from Santa along with a Christmas tree lighting ceremony. Light refreshments are served.

Community Day festival will be held in June (date to be announced), and will feature a DJ, food and rides for the children. All residents are welcome.

For more information regarding programs and schedule, call 201-796-1457 ext. 350.


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Online Registration for Recreation Programs

You can now sign up for Elmwood Park Recreation programs at Community Pass: CLICK HERE.

Recreation Membership:
Adults $60
Students $40
Seniors $40
Please check Community Pass for Sports Programs

 

Where in Elmwood Park is it?

500 Boulevard

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Recreation Complex

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