Chief John RodgerMission Statement

The Rahway Police Department is committed to protecting the lives and property of our citizens by providing high quality police services that are proactive and responsive to the needs of our community.

We strive to form partnerships with our citizens and business owners to prevent and reduce crime, and to help in managing neighborhood problems. Law Enforcement in Rahway will be administered fairly and professionally while being respectful of the dignity of all individuals.

John Rodger
Chief of Police


Learn about the History of the Rahway Police Department.
View the Chiefs Chronology.
Check out the Department Vehicles over the years.

Patrol Division

The Patrol Division promotes a safe environment and enhances the quality of life for the citizens of Rahway.

Detective Division

The Detective Division concentrate their efforts on solving crimes, apprehending suspects, identifying and retrieving evidence and recovering stolen property.

Records Bureau

The Records Bureau personnel are responsible for police reports, accident reports, license applications, and criminal and traffic warrants with the Municipal Courts.

Community Service Bureau

The Community Services Bureau is responsible for all aspects dealing with motor vehicles.