NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Police Department is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of the accreditation process through the New Jersey Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission, which is administered by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police.  

The accreditation program requires agencies to comply with standards that represent the best practices in Law Enforcement. The accreditation process is rigorous and includes a close examination of the agency’s written directive system, operation, and facility.

As part of the on-site assessment, agency employees and members of the community are invited to offer comments to the accreditation assessors assigned to the on-site assessment by calling (908) 743-1256 on September 30, 2019, between 10:30 am and 11:30 am.  Email comments can be sent to Captain Theresa Gazaway at

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Telephone comments are limited to five minutes and must address the agency’s ability to comply with the accreditation standards.  

Anyone wishing to offer written comments about the New Providence Police Department’s ability to comply with the standards for accreditation is requested to write: New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police, Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission at 751 Route 73 North, Suite 12, Marlton, New Jersey 08053.