Public Safety

Divisions

The mission of the North Brunswick Township Police Department is to provide effective policing services to all residents of our community.

Our goal is to maintain a safe and secure environment that will facilitate the quality of life our citizens have grown to expect by insuring that federal, state, and local laws are enforced in a fair, consistent, and swift manner. By doing so in a fashion sensitive to the multitude of cultures that make up the human fabric of our community, we will continually work to achieve and maintain the respect and cooperation of the fine citizens of our community.

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DISASTER ASSISTANCE RESOURCES

The North Brunswick Township Office of Emergency Management is working with Middlesex County Emergency Management and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to assess local damage from Tropical Storm Ida last week.

The federal declaration covers any storm damage that took place during Tropical Storm IDA between Wednesday, September 1, 2021, and Thursday, September 2, 2021. This relief is not just for residents who reported the damage on the day of the storm but anyone who may have experienced storm damage.

Under the latest declaration, residents and business owners who suffered losses in Bergen, Gloucester, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Passaic and Somerset counties will be able to request assistance at http://www.DisasterAssistance.gov or by calling 1-800-621-FEMA(3362). The TTY number for the hearing or speech impaired is 1-800-462-7585 (TTY). Calls will be accepted seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Under the declaration, residents and business owners will be eligible for a series of federal programs, including low-cost loans for property losses not covered by insurance, and grants for temporary shelter and home repairs.

In addition, state and local governments and some nonprofit organizations in those same counties can receive federal funding for emergency work and repair or replace facilities damaged by the storms.

The Office of Emergency Management is responsible for creating North Brunswick’s Emergency Management Plan to guide its response to man-made and natural disasters.

Emergency Management coordinates the activities of North Brunswick emergency services with other municipal, county and state emergency organizations in the event of a declared emergency.

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The animal control division of the police department handles specific issues surrounding feral, stray and wild animals.

A certified animal control officer is on 24-hour call to answer animal emergencies to respond to issues with:

  • Stray or feral cats and stray dogs.
  • All injured birds & water fowl, which include ducks and geese.
  • All bats captured within a residence MUST be submitted to the state laboratory for testing as according to the State mandate.  Results of the rabies test will take a minimum of 3 working days).
  • Surrendering of pets (case by case basis).
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