Glen Rock Police Department
Welcome you to the Glen Rock Police Department’s Web site.
We hope to enhance the public’s knowledge of the police department’s operations and to make the department a more open and accessible entity.
We invite you to browse through all of the police department’s divisions, read through the frequently asked questions and see our special programs section in an effort to acquaint yourself with your police department.
Glen Rock Police Department
1 Harding Plaza, Glen Rock, New Jersey 07452
In partnership with the Glen Rock Public Schools and the Academy of Our Lady , the Glen Rock Police Department is committed to promoting a safe and secure environment for students and staff.
The State of New Jersey empowers local municipalities to enact laws intended to preserve the quality of life. These laws are called “ordinances” and are passed by the Borough Mayor and Council based upon the needs of the community.
The Borough of Glen Rock contracts with TYCO Animal Control Services for various animal issues. They handle such issues as sick, injured, or dangerous animals, stray domestic animals, dead animals on public and private property, nuisance wildlife, complaints about owned animals, and reporting a lost pet.
The position of Juvenile Officer encompasses many different duties and responsibilities. Currently, Police Officer James McGill serves as the department Juvenile Officer. The assignment is in addition to his regular duties as a Patrol Officer.
Licenses, Permits, and Parking Questions
This section explains how to obtain resident parking permits and where to park your car.
Landfill Permits and Soliciting Permits are also detailed here.
Frequently Asked Questions
The purpose of this section is to answer those questions that frequently arise in the daily work of the Glen Rock Police Department.
If you are looking for more information, please contact us under the ‘Contact Us’ link in the top-right corner.
Who do I call to report problems with neighbors regarding property and/or zoning disputes?
Any civil disputes of this nature should be referred to the borough zoning or engineering department at (201) 670-3965. The police department does not normally become involved in these types of civil matters.
Does the Police Department concentrate on certain roadways where speeding vehicles are a problem?
The police department’s Traffic Division handles these type of complaints. Police units are frequently assigned to enforcement details in locations where traffic problems are known to exist, and also in response to specific complaints. If you become aware of any traffic safety problems, please refer them to the traffic division, P.O. Scott McGovern (201) 670-3946 Ext. 8130.
Do I need a permit to have a garage sale?
No, a permit is not required. However, as a reminder, you are not permitted to post signs on telephone poles, borough shade trees, or street signs, nor are you permitted to place flyers on windshields of vehicles in parking lots. The only form of advisement permitted is an ad in the newspaper. Please contact the Glen Rock Borough Offices at (201) 670-3965 during regular business hours if you have any questions.
Meet the Officers
Chief Dean Ackermann
Chief of Police
Serving Since 1986
Sgt. Robert Wojtecki
Serving Since 2002
P.O. Murray Yang
Patrol Supervisor, Bicycle Unit
Serving Since 2006
P.O. Scott mcGovern
Patrol Supervisor, Traffic Officer, Firearms Instructor, Motor Unit, Radar Instructor
Serving Since 2005