Hazlet Township Police Department
Hazlet Township Police Department
Hazlet Township Police Department

Hazlet Township Police Department

Welcome to Hazlet Township Police Department

We would like to welcome you to the Hazlet Township Police Department website. As you navigate, take note of our mission, core values and vision. We are committed to providing professional service to our community and building trust. This website provides a historical view of the agency, current information on activities and events within the community and direct access to bureaus within our organization. I hope you find the information useful and I look forward to your continued support and assistance. Thank you.

Mission Statement

The Hazlet Township Police Department is committed to serve and protect all people within our jurisdiction with respect, fairness, and compassion. Our mission is to provide professional law enforcement services while working in partnership with those who we serve.

Value Statement- The Hazlet Township Police Department will be guided by our core values, which are:

Courage – A commitment to accept responsibility and accountability for our actions and decisions as well as possess a quality of spirit that enables us to confront danger, fear or difficulty with resolve and bravery;

Integrity – Adherence to a strict ethical code driven by personal pride, honesty and dedication to duty;

Respect – A willingness to treat all persons with an unbiased decency and fairness while guaranteeing to uphold the principles and values guided by the constitution of the United States and the State of New Jersey.

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On Tuesday, February 6th 2024, the Hazlet Township Police Department celebrated six promotions in the Department! 

Chief Robert Mulligan is a life long resident of Hazlet Township.  He graduated from Raritan High School in 1995 and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Seton Hall University in 2000. 

He began his law enforcement career, when he was appointed to the Hazlet Township Police Department on February 1st, 1999.  After graduating […]

February 7th, 2024|

Home Security Assessment Success Story

A recent incident highlights the significant impact of proactive home security assessments conducted by the Hazlet Township Police Department’s Home Assessment Team. The implementation of recommendations from a previous home assessment resulted in the recent prevention of a residential burglary and potential motor vehicle theft, showcasing the tangible benefits of community-engaged crime prevention initiatives.
Following a similar incident at the residence […]
November 29th, 2023|

Departmental Awards 07/18/2023


  1. Letter of Recognition

Presented to Deputy Chief Robert Mulligan and Sgt. Robert Dickens

On July 6, 2021, dozens of officers responded to Hazlet for a multi-agency search of a wooded area for a suspect accused of stabbing a person in Keyport. After several hours of an intensive search during unbearable heat and resulting thunderstorms, the Police Department received a call from a witness who observed the wanted subject […]

July 20th, 2023|


Hazlet Police Launch Home Security Review Service

For Release July 14

Police To Advise Homeowners How to Prevent Break-Ins, Auto Thefts

“Operation Safe Neighborhoods”

HAZLET, NJ – In response to a wave of luxury car thefts and related home burglaries in New Jersey, the Hazlet Police Department is sending out highly trained officers to offer free home security assessments to residents.

In the first month of the program pilot of “Operation Safe Neighborhoods,” Hazlet’s 15 trained officers have visited an […]

July 14th, 2023|

500 Minutes of Summer: Reading Initiative

The officers of the Hazlet Police Department are very excited to introduce you to
our first “500 Minutes of Summer” Reading Initiative! This program is intended for
children entering grades 1 through 6 and is designed to reward children for
reading throughout the summer. There are over 10 weeks of summer vacation
starting June 26th, so reading for ten minutes a day, five days a week, Monday
through Friday, or however you and your child break it up, equals 500 […]

June 20th, 2023|
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