Address: 27 Shore Dr., 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


Annual Major Discipline Report

2021 Major Discipline Report
2020 Major Discipline Report

Annual Internal Affairs Summary

2021 Internal Affairs Summary


Drug Testing Policy

Early Warning System Policy


Employment Opportunities

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

Posted:  May 10, 2021

Crossing Guard Position

SLEO II Position