PISCATAWAY, NJ - In light of COVID-19 concerns, the Piscataway Township Police Department asked residents in a Friday post on Facebook to please adhere to the following notice:

“With an abundance of caution, in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Piscataway Township Police Department will be limiting our township's employees interaction with the general public until further notice.

“All non-emergency police reports will be taken by telephone. Anyone who wishes to file a non-emergency police report should call 732-562-1100. In the event of an emergency you should continue to call 911.

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“Requests for police reports will be handled as follows:

“If you are an involved party in a report you may complete a request and attach a copy of your photo ID to the request. No copies will be made at police headquarters. OPRA requests may also be submitted or completed online through the township website at piscatawaynj.org

“The request for reports will be completed and sent by either US mail or email, whichever you indicate. All fees will be waived until further notice.

“If you need to obtain a vehicle release and you are the registered owner of the towed vehicle, you may submit the request and attach a copy of your driver’s license, registration card and insurance card. Once the information can be verified you will receive notification that your vehicle is ready for release.”

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