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Community Policing Unit

The Community Policing Unit is responsible for meeting with community, civic and neighborhood organizations to listen and address issues of concern.

Are you going on vacation?

The Mansfield Township Police Department is starting a new program to help keep your property secure. Simply fill out a Property Check Request Form. The form is also available at the Police Station. Once completed, you may e-mail the form to the Community Policing Unit or drop it off at  Department Headquarters.

How the Program Works:

During their patrol, officers will periodically drive by and complete a physical walk around of your residence to check on its security.


If you have any questions, or would like more information,
call (609) 298-4411 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, or send an e-mail to community@mansfieldpd.org.

NJ Helmet Laws

With the onset of summer and warm weather, more children will be outside participating in a variety of activities.  All parents need to be aware of the mandatory helmet laws in New Jersey.

There are mandatory helmet laws for ALL CHILDREN UNDER 17 YEARS OF AGE when they participate in the following activities:

bulletRiding a bicycle (N.J.S. 39:4-10.1)
bulletUsing Rollerskates (Including In-Line Skates) (N.J.S. 39:4-10.5)
bulletUsing a Skateboard (N.J.S. 39:4-10.5)

Downloadable copy of the bicycle helmet laws and fact sheet.

In addition, the law states that the parent or legal guardian of the violator may be fined a maximum of $25 for a first offense and a maximum of $100 for a subsequent offense. 


Child Safety Seat Program

As a service to Mansfield Twp residents, the Mansfield Twp Police Department is providing scheduled appointments for child safety seat belt checks by trained sealt belt technicians. Residents
are asked to bring with them the seat to be checked, the vehicle that the seat is to be installed in, the vehicle's owners manual, and the safety seats manufacturer's manual. Technicians will install the seat(s) and
educate the owner(s) in how to install their child safety seat(s). The installation process takes approximately 30-45 minutes, dependant upon number and type of seat(s).  

Available dates will be posted on this site. To participate in a Child Safety Seat Check, please complete the registration form and return it to the Mansfield Twp Police Department. You will be contacted with a
confirmation of the date you have choosen.  

Special child safety seat events will be hosted periodically in the Township by the Police Departmen in cooperation with the Burlington County Sheriff's Department's Child Safety Seat Team.  Check back on this page for those dates as they are scheduled.

Registration form


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