ENGLISHTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT
15 MAIN STREET ENGLISHTOWN, N.J. 07726
NON – EMERGENCY – (732) 446-7000 EMERGENCY – 911

Chief Peter S. Cooke, Jr., Badge #1

Sergeant (Acting) Trevor L. Martinson, Badge #2
Detective-Sergeant (Acting) Alexander M. Dinicola III, Badge #4
Patrolman First Class Scott I. Zapora, Badge #8
Patrolman Katelyn N. Kwiecinski, Badge #14
Patrolman Timothy G. Leitstein, Badge #21
Patrolman Dylan R. Croker, Badge #22
Class II Officer Dylan J. McLearen, Badge #24
Class II Officer William B. Sabin, Jr., Badge #26
Class II Officer Tatiana Domingo, Badge #28

 

 

 

 

We take great pride in the relationship we have with the citizens of our community and the responsibility to provide a safe and secure Borough to live in, however we cannot do it without your help;  Should you have any questions, suggestions or concerns please contact Chief Peter S. Cooke.

Compliments? Complaints?

The officers of the Englishtown Police Department strive to provide professional police services at all times. If you feel that you received exceptional police service from one of our officers than you are encouraged to reach out to Chief Cooke by contacting him in person at his office, or by calling him at 732-446-7001 ext. 230, or by e-mail at pcooke@englishtownpolice.org, or by mailing a letter to him at Englishtown Police Department, 15 Main Street, Englishtown, New Jersey 07726-1544.

The Internal Affairs Bureau will thoroughly investigate all complaints made agaist an officer of this department. Complaints will be accepted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Complaints will be investigated even if the complainant wishes to remain anonymous. There are several ways that a complainant can file a Internal Affairs Complaint against an officer of this department.

1. A complaint may be made at the Englishtown Police Department, located at 15 Main Street, Englishtown, New Jersey. A complainant should ask to speak with the supervisor on duty who will provide the complainant with an Internal Affairs Complaint Form to be completed and either returned directly to the supervisor or the complainant may take the Internal Affairs Complaint Form with them and return it at a later date by dropping the Internal Affairs Complaint Form off to a supervisor at Police Headquarters or by mailing the Internal Affairs Complaint Form to the Internal Affairs Bureau at Englishtown Police Department, 15 Main Street, Englishtown, New Jersey 07726-1544.

2. A complaint may be made by calling 732-446-7001 ext. 247. If your call is answered by an Internal Affairs Investigator please be prepared to provide as much information as necessary to investigate your complaint. Complainants that wish to remain anonymous DO NOT have to provide their name or any other indentifying information. If your call is answered by voice mail and you wish to remain anonymous please be sure to provide as much information as possible so the Internal Affairs Investigator can thoroughly investigate your complaint. Complainants who do not wish to remain anonymous, are asked to also provide a telephone number that they can be reached at so an Internal Affairs Investigator may return your call if need be.

3. A complaint may be mailed to the Internal Affairs Bureau at Englishtown Police Department, 15 Main Street, Englishtown, New Jersey 07726-1544. Complainants who do not wish to remain anonymous are requested to provide a telephone number that they can be reached at so an Internal Affairs Investigator can reach out to you if need be. Complaintants who wish to remain anonymous are asked to provide as much information as possible so the Internal Affairs Investigator can thoroughly investigate your complaint.

4. A complaint may be e-mailed to internalaffairs@englishtownpolice.org. Be sure to provide as much information as possible so the Internal Affairs Investigator can thoroughly investigate your complaint.

Firearms ID Cards & Permits

Englishtown Borough ORI Number: NJ0131200

The Firearms ID Cards and Permits Unit processes applications and conducts all investigations for Firearms Identification Cards and Permits to Purchase a Handgun.  Please read this important information first before contacting  Englishtown Police Department.  New Jersey has stringent laws that are intended for your safety and the safety of others.

In order to obtain a Firearms Purchaser Identification Card and/or a Permit to Purchase a Handgun in the Borough of Englishtown, you must meet the eligibility requirements and comply with New Jersey statutes and federal laaw which govern firearms purchases in the State of New Jersey.

All applicants MUST be a Borough of Englishtown resident and proof of residency will be required.
New Jersey penalizes anyone who signs a fictitious name, or gives, or causes someone else to give, false information when acquiring a firearm or any state firearm-related permit or license. (NJ Rev Stat § 2C:39-10 (2013)

STEP 1: Frequently Asked Questions

Please read this section carefully before contacting the Englishtown Police.  Many of the questions you have are already provided courtesy of the New Jersey State Police.  The following link to the New Jersey State Police (NJSP) will answer many of the questions you have below.  This is the most current information is found here: https://www.njsp.org/firearms/firearms-faqs.shtml

  • How do you obtain a Firearms Purchaser Identification Card and/or a Permit to Purchase a Handgun?
  • How do you buy rifles and/or shotguns, including BB, pellet, and black powder rifles?
  • When is fingerprinting required?
  • How do you transport firearms?
  • I have moved to New Jersey from another state. May I continue to possess my firearm(s)?
  • What type of firearms are considered assault weapons in New Jersey?
  • Are Tasers legal? Can I carry one?

 

STEP 2: Filling out the S.T.S. 033 Form

Once you have reviewed the firearms information at the NJSP web site, you should be ready to begin the application process filling out
the S.T.S. 033 Form for
Firearms Identification Cards and Handgun Purchaser Permits.

Filling out this form is mandatory and is prescribed by the Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police and New Jersey State Law.

Form S.T.S. 033 is used for any of the following reasons:

  • Initial Firearms Purchaser Identification Card
  • Application to purchase a handgun
  • Change of Name on Identification Card
  • Change of Address on Identification Card
  • Change of Sex on Identification Card
  • Lost or stolen Identification Card
  • Mutilated Identification Card

If you need one of the services listed above, please visit the NJSP web site https://www.njportal.com/NJSP/fars for the application. 

NOTE: When prompted on the form, Englishtown Borough residents must enter Englishtown’s ORI Number:  NJ0131200

WHEN FILLING OUT THE FORM:

  • DO NOT USE A CELL PHONE TO FILL OUT THE ONLINE FORMS.
  • USE A COMPUTER.  DO NOT HAVE POP-UP BLOCKERS OR AD-BLOCKING SOFTWARE TURNED ON.
  • MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A CREDIT CARD READY TO COVER ANY STATE FEES ASSOCIATED WITH YOUR PERMITS AND ID CARDS.

Additional firearms information is available at the New Jersey State Police Website:

https://www.njsp.org/firearms/ or by reviewing the New Jersey Firearms Law: N. J. S. A. Title 13 Chapter 54.

STEP 3: CONTACTING ENGLISHTOWN POLICE

If you have any forms that need to be reviewed by the Englishtown Police, ensure they are filled out entirely on the computer prior to printing.

  • Do not sign your forms until you meet with an investigator from the unit.
  • Ensure that an investigator is available to meet with you.
  • It is recommended that applicants call the Englishtown Police Firearms ID Unit (see below) prior to arriving at Police Headquarters. If any resident needs any help in the completion of the forms an investigator will assist you.  Applicants can either call the number above with their questions or an investigator can be reached via email and telephone:

E-mail address: fidunit@englishtownpolice.org

Phone: (732) 446-7001 ext. 248

Detective Bureau

The Detective Bureau is the investigative branch of the Englishtown Police Department. To contact a detective call 732-446-7001 ext. 232 or e-mail: detectivebureau@englishtownpolice.org.

Crime Tips

Help us help you! E-mail crime tips to: crimetips@englishtownpolice.org.

Street Lights

Properly functioning street lights deter crime! Report burnt out or malfunctioning street lights to: streetlights@englishtownpolice.org. When reporting a street light that is burnt out or malfunctioning be sure to provide a good location: ie; the street address the street light is in front of, the street and cross street the street light is at or the utility pole number of the utility pole the street light is affixed to. Together we can deter crime by keeping the Boro well lit!

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 REMEMBER
If you see a crime in progress Call 9-1-1 Immediately

                              

PATROLMAN CHRISTOPHER MATLOSZ
End of Watch: January 14, 2011

Christopher Matlosz ODMP
NEVER TO BE FORGOTTEN
REST IN PEACE

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