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The Palisades Park Police Department is a dedicated and diverse group of professionals who are committed to working with the community to make the Borough of Palisades Park a safe and desirable place to live, work and visit. Our mission is to partner with the community to solve problems and improve public safety in a manner that is fair, impartial, transparent and consistent. We will provide service with understanding, respond with compassion, perform with integrity and law enforcement with vision.


Michael Gardner


Message From the Chief

As the Chief of Police, I am pleased to introduce you to the Palisades Park Police Department.  Through the helpful information contained on our website, you'll find that our agency is committed to address the concerns of our community.  We are dedicated to building lasting partnerships with our community through trust, loyalty and the community policing principles. 

With the many challenges facing law enforcement today, I am extremely proud of our devotion to adapt and remain steadfast to provide the best police services to our community.  I encourage you to navigate through our website.  Our site reaffirms our dedication to proactively and responsively address the needs of our community, enhance our public safety services, and maintain the highest quality of life in Palisades Park.

Should you have any concerns, please feel free to contact me.  I look forward to working with you for the betterment of Palisades Park.

-Anthony Espino, Chief of Police

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