Police Department


 Chief of Police: Richard Gaito
Secretary: Kathleen Miller
Phone: 201.945.3600


Scams against our elderly and aging residents has become a very serious problem for families and their elderly family members. Please click on the link below for detailed information on how to keep your elderly loved ones safe and secure.

Common Scams that target the elderly


Borough Parking Ordinance

Please be advised that Borough of Cliffside Park has a Resident Parking ordinance. All residents of the Borough who do not have a resident parking sticker for their vehicle, should come to Police Headquarters, Records Room and apply.

The Records Room is open Monday through Saturday from 9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Please bring proof of residence by bringing either your Drivers license, vehicle registration or lease agreement.

Resident Parking is in effect Sunday through Saturday from 3:00 A.M. – 5:00 A.M. and Monday through Friday from 9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M. Please note that Resident Parking is suspended on holidays.


Employment Opportunity – Special Law Enforcement Officer

Employment Opportunity – Special Law Enforcement Officer – School Security Officer


The Cliffside Park Police Department is now accepting applications for substitute crossing guards.

Please click here for additional information.