Somerville Police Firearms Applcation Information
Where is Police Headquarters located?
The Somerville Police Department is located at 24 South Bridge Street, Somerville New Jersey 08876 to the rear of Wells Fargo Bank. It is in the center of the business district just off of Route 28(Main Street).
What are the telephone numbers for the Police Department?
There are several telephone numbers for the department beside the 9-1-1 line for emergencies. For non-emergencies and general information the number is 908-725-0331. The Administration Division and Police Records can be reached at 908-725-4474 and the Criminal Investigations Division and Juvenile Bureau at 908-725-6900.
How do I get a copy of a police report?
Police reports are obtained in one of two ways. You can either come to the Records Room at Headquarters between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. or request a copy through the mail. Click here for the costs of discovery. If you have a Discovery question, please contact Sgt. Manuel Garcia, the discovery officer, at 908-725-0331.
When can I get my fingerprints taken for immigration, employment, permits, etc.?
Fingerprints are done for residents of Somerville on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays between 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. There is no charge for this service. We no longer fingerprint for immigration purposes. There are specific locations throughout the State of NJ that provide that service.
Where do I pay for a summons?
You can pay for a motor vehicle summons online at New Jersey Courts - NJMCdirect or in person at the Somerville Violations Bureau, which is located at 29 Somerset St., Somerville. The office is located across from the Borough Hall. Office hours are Monday thru Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The phone number is 908-725-2300.
Where is Municipal Court held?
Municipal Court is held at the Raritan Municipal Building, 22 First Street,in Raritan, NJ. Court is in session on Thursday evenings starting at 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
How do I obtain a Handicapped Parking Permit?
Temporary Handicapped Parking Permits are obtained by going to the Police Department where you reside. You are given an application which is filled out on one side by you and the other side by your doctor. The application is then returned to the department with a $4.00 fee. Once the application is approved by the Chief of Police, it is good for a period of 6 months and can be renewed once. Permanent Handicapped Parking Permits or License Plates are obtained through the Division of Motor Vehicles.