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Main Contacts

Police Emergency
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Howard Ostrow
Chief of Police
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Robert Pizzi
Captain of Police
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Lieutenant Michael Graham
Investigations Officer

Sergeant Giuseppe Alise
Patrol Officer

Sergeant Christopher Mazzilli

Sergeant Reginald Parsells

Police Officer Charles J Amorosso

Police Officer Corey Berghuys

Police Officer Robert Devore

Police Officer James Klics

Police Officer Charles Albanese

Police Officer Edward Sedano

Police Officer Edward Korn

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PDF Business Census 2013 (145kb)

Hours of Operation

Police Department:
24 hours, 7 days a week

Records Bureau:
Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM

Police Department

2018 firearm magazine capacity law change

Please see the below link for information regarding the 2018 firearm magazine capacity law change

Firearms Application

Online application for Firearms Purchaser Identification Card and/or Handgun Purchase Permit. Please use Northvale ORI Number NJ0024000. (Access via link below)

Apply for the Junior Police Academy

Please see application form below.

PDF Jr_Police_Academy_Ap.pdf (49kb)

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Visit and like the Northvale Police Department Facebook page.

Motor Vehicle Crash Reports

If you have had an accident in the Borough of Northvale, and the Police were called to the scene, a Motor Vehicle Crash report will usually be completed. The report will be completed within three business days under normal circumstances. You may pick up a copy free of charge at Police Headquarters located at 116 Paris Avenue, in Northvale. You may also have a copy of the report sent to you via regular mail by sending a request in writing with a check for $5.00 made out to the Borough of Northvale.

Burglar and Fire Alarms

All Residential and Commercial Burglary/Fire Alarms must be registered with the Police Department. An application can be obtained at the Police Department located at 116 Paris Avenue in Northvale. Each alarm must be renewed on a yearly basis and a permit fee is required prior to the issuance of the permit. For more information contact 201-768-5900.

PDF Alarm_application.pdf (511kb)

Neighborhood Watch

If you see any activity that may seem unusual around your neighborhood, Chief Howard Ostrow would like you to call the police immediately. The patrol officers will respond to investigate any incident to ensure the safety of each resident. If you are not certain as to whether or not something is suspicious, call us and we will gladly stop by and take the information.

Phone Solicitation

Chief Ostrow would like advise all residents that the Northvale Police Department or its local union, PBA Local 233, will not solicit donations by telephone. Any solicitation by an organization representing the police is not associated with the Northvale Police Department.

Bicycle Helmet Law Changes

Effective March 1, 2006 the law will change. Young people under the age of 17 will be required to wear approved helmets when cycling, roller skating, inline skating or skateboarding. For more information please visit the web site at