Thank you for visiting the website of the Summit Police Department. Our law enforcement agency is committed to providing the highest quality public safety services to the Summit community.
The Summit Police Department holds itself to the highest standards set by the law enforcement profession. Our sworn officers and civilian staff are committed to protecting all who work, learn, and live in the City of Summit.
These standards and values, as inscribed in our Departmental Seal, are indicative of the personal and professional dedication of our Agency to the protection of life and property and to building lasting relationships with Summit's residents, businesses. and visitors. Please take time to tour our website to learn more about our mission to ensure the continued growth and development of the Summit community.
The mission of the Summit
Police Department is to maintain order, preserve and protect the lives,
peace and property of the citizens of Summit, and to enforce the laws
within the framework of the United States Constitution and the
Constitution of the State of New Jersey. The department and its
individual members will, without favor prejudice, work or cooperatively
with the public to provide a safe community and strive to enhance the
quality of life for all citizens.
The Summit Police
Department's core values, inscribed on our new Summit Police seal,
signify our role as leaders and role models in the Summit community,
particularly in difficult times. All the members of the department, both
sworn and civilian, understand that we will be measured against these
ideals and are expected to rise to these standards.