Summit has zero tolerance for prejudice, racism, bigotry, hatred and violence of any kind.
We are committed to ensuring that all citizens regardless of their disability, nationality, race, ethnicity, religion, gender or sexual orientation enjoy the rights guaranteed by NJ law and the US Constitution. Community resources
Always dial 9-1-1 to report a crime in progress or an emergency situation. If you believe you are a target of bias crime, report it.
Three ways to report a bias crime or incident:
Join our virtual community watch.
The new Summit Citizen Eye Program is a confidential way to help officers with investigations in our community.
Residents and business owners who are willing to share security footage will be contacted by officers when an incident under investigation has occurred nearby to request footage recorded on a specific date and time that may have captured a suspect, getaway car or crime. Register now.
The Summit Police Department is announcing its participation in New Jersey’s enforcement and awareness campaign, “UDrive. UText. UPay.” during the month of April 2021. The initiative will target motorists who engage in dangerous distracted driving behaviors such as talking on hand-held cell phones and sending text messages while driving. Learn more about the campaign here.
Learn about our body camera program.
Uniformed SPD officers assigned to the patrol bureau and traffic unit wear body cameras to capture valuable evidence for investigations and trials. It also documents scenes, interviews, and encounters between the police and citizens, promoting accountability and transparency.