Officers assigned to this unit have received extensive training in selective enforcement, New Jersey. Motor Vehicle Law, and advanced accident investigation. They are trained and fully qualified by the Institute of Police Technology and Management and Northwestern University as Traffic Accident Reconstructionists and are responsible for the investigation of serious and fatal accidents involving motor vehicles.
The traffic officers spend a majority of their shift actively enforcing motor vehicle law. A significant priority is placed on moving violations such as speeding and traffic signal violations. These are known to be the root cause of many very serious accidents.
Crossing Guards are part of the Pequannock Police Department's Traffic Bureau, and operate under the direction of Sergeant George Lane. Guards are strategically placed throughout the township during morning and afternoon times to assist with traffic control, student crossings and general safety for our residents.
We are currently accepting applications for new crossing guards as we prepare for the 2020 school year. If you think you'd be a good fit, you can learn more about the position here. You can also direct any questions about the position to Sgt. George Lane via email or phone (973-835-1700 ext. 113.)