Services

 

The Police Department provides a wide variety of services to the citizenry and visitors to the township.

Fingerprinting

Firearms Applications

Temporary Handicapped Parking Permits

Vacation Checks

Community Policing

Access to NJ Municipal Court Direct

 


Fingerprinting

The Eastampton Township Police Department does perform basic fingerprinting for Township residents and employees of township businesses.  This is a free service and is best performed Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 5 PM.  The Police Department will fingerprint applicants for firearms applications, liquor license applications, adoption applications, and employment background checks.  While the Police Department does supply the fingerprint cards for Firearms and liquor license applications, all other applicants must supply their own fingerprinting cards, which are normally provided by the agency requesting the service.  No appointment is necessary.

 

Firearms Applications

Residents of Eastampton Township who wish to apply for a firearm's purchaser I.D. card should pick up the mandated forms at the Eastampton Township Police Department during normal business hours.

If you are applying for a duplicate ID card, a replacement ID card, or additional Permits to Purchase A Handgun application, you must complete S.B.I. form 212A. This form must be completed online, and can be found at:

http://www.njportal.com/njsp/criminalrecords/ 

Please note the following information concerning this online form:
1. Online Form 212A is highlighted block located on the lower left side of the page.
2. The Police Departments ORI # is: NJ0031100
3. Please follow the prompts for demographic and payment information
4. Upon completion of the form the applicant will receive an email Confirmation & Receipt that will include a confirmation number.
5. At this time the request will be forwarded to the Police Department's work queue for approval and submission to the NJ State Police for processing.
6. The applicant can find more detailed information by clicking on the Help Tab, located on the top right side of the page.

Temporary Handicapped Parking Permits

The Chief of Police of each municipality in this State shall issue to any person who has temporarily lost the use of one or more limbs or is temporarily disabled as to be unable to ambulate without the aid of an assisting device or whose mobility is otherwise temporarily limited as certified by a physician or podiatrist...a temporary placard may, however, be renewed one time at the discretion of the issuing authority for a period of not more than six (6) months duration.  The placard shall be displayed on the motor vehicle used by the temporarily handicapped person.  A vehicle which has displayed a placard is allowed to park overtime or in a designated handicapped parking place (NJSA 39:4-204 thru 207).  To obtain a temporary handicapped parking permit, please visit the Administrative Offices at Police Headquarters for the state form to be completed by your attending physician. 

 

Vacation Check

This is a free service provided by the Eastampton Township Police Department as part of our community policing role.  If you are going away, please feel free to click on the vacation check link above and fill out the form with all information. Your residence will then be checked twice daily for and a report will be sent to you upon your return.   You can then email this form to us or drop it off to the Administrative Offices at Headquarters Monday - Friday (8 AM - 4 PM) before your departure.  More information is available at the Department web site by clicking on the title of this section.

 

Community Policing

    The Eastampton Township Police Department is highly service oriented law enforcement agency.  Through our Community Policing Unit, we are involved in and provide for the following programs:  Child ID Program, D.A.R.E., Adopt-A-Cop, Neighborhood Watch, follow-up contacts with victim's of property crimes, educational presentations, and Site Security Surveys.

 

Access to NJ Municipal Court Direct

CourtsIn the event that you received a motor vehicle summons within Eastampton Township or another municipality in the State of New Jersey, you can access online payment here.  While this service is not affiliated with the Eastampton Township Police Department in any manner, we have provided a link for your convenience to handle waiver of your right to trial and payment of many motor vehicle summonses online.  By clicking on the picture link to the left, the Municipal Courts of New Jersey website will open in a new browser window and you will be able to pay a motor vehicle summons that does not require a mandatory court appearance with a major credit card.  Before proceeding, you will need to have the following information ready:

  • your parking or traffic ticket

  • your license plate number

  • a VISA or MasterCard credit card (a check card containing the
    VISA or MasterCard logo may be used)