Paterson Police Department – Resources


Anonymous Tip Submission

Please use the link below to submit a tip anonymously. Your tips increase our community involvement in solving or preventing crimes. Each tip submitted will be encrypted to protect the identity and anonymity of the source.

Submit A Tip

Firearms Application

For further assistance please contact the Firearms Investigations Unit at (973) 321-1136

Det. Keith Rotsaert
Det. Rene Alicea

Carry Permit questions
Click here for more information

Firearms Licensing Application Process


Records Division

Hours of Operations:
Monday 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Tuesday 11:00 a.m.- 3:45 p.m.
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday Closed

Accident Reports

Safe and Secure Medicine Disposal

Safe and Secure Medicine Disposal is anonymous and available 24/7 (no questions asked) and can be done at Paterson Police HQ located at 111 Broadway Paterson NJ 07505. For other locations in the Passaic County Area click here.

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