NUTLEY, NJ - PALS (Police And Lunch in Schools) is one of several programs conducted by the Nutley Police Department to foster open relationships between the police and the community at large.

The PALS programs is run in conjunction with the Nutley Board of Education. The program partners uniformed officers of the Nutley Police Department with students selected by the school to participate in a pizza style lunch during their regularly scheduled lunch time.

The goal of the program is to create an opportunity where officers can positively interact with students in an environment in which they are already comfortable.