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Welcome to the Police Records page of our website.  The answers to many questions regarding all types of police reports and forms can be found here.  Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with the following information and if you have any questions you may contact:

                                                       Susan Colucci
                                      Police Records Administrator
                                            973-835-1700 ext. 149
                                              scolucci@peqtwp.org





Motor Vehicle Accident Reports:

Accident reports are available no sooner than three business days after the date of the incident.    Any delay beyond that time frame may be due to an individual officer's schedule or the volume of reports at that time.  Requests for information contained in an unfinished report cannot be accommodated.  Accident reports cannot be faxed.  Your available options to obtain an accident report are as follows:

Download via the Internet   (for reports after 1/1/2011.)


In-Person Pickup: 
Reports are available to be obtained in person 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  The records administrator will assist you during normal business hours and the police dispatcher will be able to help you at all other times.  The fee for accident report copies picked up in person is $0.75 per page, payable by cash, check or money order.

Accident Reports by Mail:
To have a copy of an accident report mailed to you, print out the Accident Report Request by Mail Form, complete and return it to this department with the $5.00 fee.

NOTE:  All report fees are in accordance with NJSA 39:4-131 and 47:1a-2.





                                      
Temporary Handicapped Parking Placards:

NJSA 39:4-206 allows the Chief of Police to issue a temporary handicapped parking placard that is valid for a maximum of 6 months. 
These placards are issued subject to the following stipulations:
1.  By law, the applicant must be a resident of this municipality.

2.  The applicant must have temporarily lost the use of one or more limbs or is temporarily disabled as to be unable to ambulate without the aid of an assisting device or be a person whose mobility is otherwise temporarily limited.

3.  By law, the Chief of Police is NOT empowered to issue a temporary handicapped placard to a person who is permanently handicapped.

Temporary handicap parking placard applications are available from the Records Bureau, in person.  The fee for the placard is $4.00 if paid by check or money order. ($4.95 if this department is requested to obtain the money order.)




                                        
Requests for Discovery:

Information from the police department needed by defendants and/or their attorneys is available through discovery.  New Jersey Court Rules 7:7-7 and 3:13-3 state that all requests for discovery shall be submitted, in writing, directly to the municipal prosecutor.  The prosecutor must respond to such requests within 10 days of their receipt.  Discovery requests may be mailed or faxed to:

                            Pequannock Township Municipal Court
                            Nicholas A. Galante, Esq.
                            530 Newark-Pompton Turnpike
                            Pompton Plains, New Jersey 07444
                            Fax (973) 835-0435





                                        
Firearms:

Information regarding the issuance of Firearms Identification Cards, Duplicate Firearms Identification Cards and Permits to Purchase a Handgun are available at the police desk or online at njsp.org.  Specific information regarding the fees and requirements may be found by viewing our Firearms Information Guide.   Fee payments may be made by check or money order only.  No cash may be accepted.

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