Police Department

Chief: Anthony Fernandez
Lieutenant: David Young
Records: Rosa Nealon, Keyara Husbands

If you need additional assistance please contact the police department at (973) 366-0557.

Everbridge Aware (Borough of Wharton Mass Notification System)

Emergency Alert ProgramGet alerted about emergencies and other important community news by signing up for our Emergency Alert Program. This system enables us to provide you with critical information quickly in a variety of situations, such as severe weather, unexpected road closures, missing persons and evacuations of buildings or neighborhoods.

You will receive time-sensitive messages wherever you specify, such as your home, mobile or business phones, email address, text messages and more. You pick where, you pick how.

 Click here to enroll

 

Emergency 911 Calls

WHAT TO DO WHEN CALLING 9-1-1
It is very important that all children be made familiar with what to do in the event of an emergency and that help is available by dialing 9-1-1.

WHEN CALLING 9-1-1 REMAIN CALM AND SPEAK CLEARLY.
Provide the 9-1-1 telecommunicator with the following information: Exactly what the problem is - the phone number you are calling from - your address and name.

STAY ON THE TELEPHONE. ANSWER THE TELECOMMUNICATOR'S QUESTIONS AND FOLLOW ANY INSTRUCTIONS YOU MAY BE GIVEN.

 

Internal Affairs Summary

2016 Wharton Police Internal Affairs

Summary Report of Complaints Filed

Type of Complaint

Anonymous Complaints

Citizen

Complaints

Agency Complaints

Total Complaint

Excessive Force

0

1

0

1

Improper Arrest

0

0

1

1

Improper Entry

0

0

0

0

Improper Search

0

0

0

0

Other Criminal Violation

0

0

0

0

Differential Treatment

0

3

0

3

Demeanor

1

8

0

9

Domestic Violence

0

0

0

0

Other Rule Violation

0

3

14

17

TOTAL

1

15

15

31

 

2016 Wharton Police Internal Affairs

Summary Report of Agency Dispositions

Type of Complaint

Sustained

Exonerated

Not Sustained

Unfounded

Administratively

Total Complaint

Excessive Force

0

0

1

0

0

1

Improper Arrest

0

0

1

0

0

1

Improper Entry

0

0

0

0

0

0

Improper Search

0

0

0

0

0

0

Other Criminal Violation

0

0

0

0

0

0

Differential Treatment

0

0

1

0

1

2

Demeanor

0

3

3

0

2

8

Domestic Violence

0

0

0

0

0

0

Other Rule Violation

4

0

2

0

0

6

TOTAL

4

3

8

0

3

18*

 

2016 Wharton Police Disciplinary Action Report:

None

Disciplinary Action Report = Lists the cases which resulted in a fine or suspension of ten (10) days or more.

*13 cases were not resolved by December 31, 2016.