Manalapan Police Department

Manalapan Township, New Jersey


While the municipal building is closed, police related matters that are normally handled as walk in reports will be taken over the phone. Call the police department number 732-446-4300 advise the tele communicator your situation and your call will be screened for appropriate action by an officer. You will not be allowed in the building UNLESS it is an emergency and requires your situation to gain access to the building. Please click the link in the upper right corner of this page to access our online reporting forms. Non emergent issues such as fingerprinting will not be processed while the building is closed. Records will be closed and can be reached most efficiently by email at Records phone numbers are 732-446-8375 or 732-446-8376 respectively.

Motor vehicle reports can be obtained online via the website and you will need your ENTIRE case number (example 20MN00000). Firearms permits will be accepted online only at During the time the building is closed, permits will be processed and held until such time as they can be picked up and paid for.

Please review the Essenential Business List. Every business or entity that remains open must comply with the requirements of EO 107 and all Administrative Orders.

A Message from Edward Niesz, Chief of Police

I would like to welcome you to the Manalapan Township Police Department website. The website is designed to provide information and helpful links to the residents of Manalapan Township. We look forward to continuing to provide quality service to all of our residents and encourage your feedback.

As a reminder for our residents, the Manalapan Township Police Department has a prescription drug dropbox located in the municipal building- Please see the link "Community Information" for details-

Police Blotter

January 5, 2022 - January 11, 20212
December 29, 2021 - January 4, 20212
December 15, 2021 - December 21, 2021
December 8, 2021 - December 14, 2021
December 1, 2021 - December 7, 2021
November 24, 2021 - November 30, 2021
November 17, 2021 - November 23, 2021
November 10, 2021 - November 16, 2021
November 3, 2021 - November 9, 2021
October 27, 2021 - November 2, 2021
October 20, 2021 - October 26, 2021
  October 13, 2021 - October 19, 2021
October 6, 2021 - October 12, 2021
September 29, 2021 - October 5, 2021
September 22, 2021 - September 28, 2021
September 15, 2021 - September 21, 2021
September 8, 2021 - September 14, 2021
September 1, 2021 - September 7, 2021
August 18, 2021 - August 24, 2021
August 24, 2021 - August 10, 2021

Youth Academy

The Manalapan Police Youth Academy provides an opportunity for teenagers to engage in their interests in law enforcement through police academy style training, instructional classes, physical fitness and drill.

Due to the overwhelming response of applicants, the deadline for submitting applications has changed to JUNE 5, 2019 at 4:00 P.M.

2021 Youth Academy Application

Public Notices

Statewide Distracted Driving
Police SLEO II Hiring Notice
Enforcement and Awareness Campaign

2021 DVRT Recruitment Recruitment and Training

DVRT Recruitment letter
Volunteer DVRT Advocate Training
DVRT Volunteer Recruitment Flyer Spring 2021

CONTACT: Detective Jennie Rae Hensley
Manalapan Township Police Department

2020 Internal Affairs Release
Major Discipline Disclosure
Drug Testing Policy
Dealing with the Immigrant Community
Personnel Early Warning System
Police SLEO 3 Hiring Notice
Public Notice :: Accreditation
SART Volunteer Recruitment
Mobile and Body Worn Camera Public Statement

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Press Releases

L.E.A.D Program Implementation
Manalapan Township Police Seeks Domestic Violence Response Volunteers
Accreditation Assessment

Quick Links

@ManalapanNJPD on Twitter