The Mahwah Police Department is dedicated to excellence as a exemplary public safety agency. Our officers are committed to establishing an environment in which members of the department and the community continue to grow. We seek to be a catalyst for positive change through persistent, personalized and cost effective use of public safety resources. By embracing the values of pride, professionalism and integrity we remain committed to maintaining the public trust.
Our officers are dedicated to becoming part of the community through improved communication, mutual setting of goals and priorities, and a shared goal of community policing. Together our efforts will set the standard for policing in the 21st century.
We seek to improve the quality of life for all residents of Mahwah through a proactive team approach to timely and innovative interventions in community problems. I fully recognize that our officers are our most treasured asset and the cornerstone of our department's success. We value the diverse and unique contributions made by police employees, residents, and business owners to the common goal of public safety. This web page is provided for your use so that you are an informed community that understands the nature and direction of the Police Department
James N. Batelli
Chief of Police
Chief James Batelli
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