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Police Department

Address: 151 Navesink Ave., Highlands, NJ 07732
Phone (Non-Emergency): (732) 872-1158
In case of Emergency, dial 911

Chief's Message

As Chief of Police I am honored to work alongside our dedicated officers and civilian personnel to ensure that both residents and visitors have a safe place to live, work, and play. We provide municipal policing services to our approximately 5,000 residents and our success comes from the strong partnership we have built with the community.

Public safety is our top priority, and the men and women of the Highlands Police Department strive to provide exceptional services while maintaining a high level of integrity. Our officers are highly motivated, well trained professionals who work diligently to keep Highlands safe and enjoyable.

I am extremely proud of our department and all its members and I hope you enjoy visiting our website. Your input and suggestions are appreciated as they can help improve the services provided to the community.

Chief Robert Burton

Recruitment Plan

2022 Police Diversity Statement

Annual Major Discipline Report
2023 Major Discipline Report
2022 Major Discipline Report
2021 Major Discipline Report
2020 Major Discipline Report

Annual Internal Affairs Summary
2023 Internal Affairs Summary
2022 Internal Affairs Summary
2021 Internal Affairs Summary

Internal Affairs

Drug Testing Policy

Early Warning System Policy

Employment Opportunities

The Highlands Police Department is actively seeking applicants for the following positions:

Posted:  October 11, 2022
Police Oficer - Resume due October 20, 2022