Crime Prevention

The Crime Prevention Unit (CPU) is staffed by specially trained officers under the leadership of Detective Sgt. Brian Holick. The CPU strives to educate the residents of the community to better safeguard themselves, their families, and their property. 

The Crime Prevention Unit is also responsible for improving the relationship between law enforcement and the community they serve, along with the following programs.

  • NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH:  Our Neighborhood Watch Program was established by the Morris Township Police Department in 1982.  Citizens in a Neighborhood Watch group are organized and work together to make their neighborhood safer from criminal activity.  
How can I begin a Neighborhood Watch Program?
First, check to see if your neighborhood currently has one and if not please contact Chief John K. McGuinness directly at or call 973.326.7471 to organize your Neighborhood Watch today! 

Active Neighborhood Watch groups in Morris Township 

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