The Police Department is located in the Law Enforcement Building
1 Municipal Plaza
Bloomfield, NJ

From Garden State Parkway North: Take exit 148 (Bloomfield Ave). After paying toll continue straight ahead to the second traffic light. Make a left onto Franklin St. Proceed to 2nd traffic light and make a left onto Municipal Plaza. Law Enforcement Building is the first building on the left
From Garden State Parkway South: Take exit 148 (Bloomfield Ave.) At the end of the exit, stop at the stop sign. Immediately thereafter make a right at first light onto Montgomery St. which turns into onto Municipal Pl. The Law Enforcement Building is on the corner of Franklin St. and Municipal Plaza.

Cable channel 35 has up-to-date school closure information.

These phone numbers must be dialed directly

Bloomfield Public Library: 973-566-6200
Board of Recreation & Civic Center: 973-743-9074
U.S. Post Office: 973-743-5631
Board of Education: 973-680-8500

Call the Police Department non-emergency number: 973-680-4141. If I need directions, permission-to-park, or get a police release for a towed vehicle, who do I call?
Call the Police Desk: 973-680-4100
For driving directions TO locations in Bloomfield, call the Police Information desk.
Any directions need FROM Bloomfield locations to remote destinations call the Police in the town of your destination and tell them you are coming from near Garden State Parkway exit # 151, # 148, # 15 0, or # 15 3.

You can call the Police Desk to report your absence from your residence/business and ask to have a vacant house card made out. Please click here to access the vacant house form.
9-1-1 Use this number for POLICE, FIRE or AMBULANCE EMERGENCY calls only. These calls cannot be transferred to non emergency numbers. 9-1-1 is not intended to be used as directory assistance. If you think it is an emergency, and it turns out to be a non-emergency, the 9-1-1 operator will advise you to redial using the non-emergency number.
973-680-4141 For all other NON-EMERGENCY Police Fire and Ambulance questions.
973-680-4100 For Police Information including driving directions TO Bloomfield locations, Permission to Park, towed car releases.

The Record Bureau hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
In person:
To pick up a police report, respond to the Law Enforcement Building, 1 Municipal Plaza
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

You must fill out a request form with the following information:

1) Type of incident (theft, harassment, domestic dispute, lost or stolen property) or accident
2) Date of occurrence
3) Location of occurrence 4) Names involved
5) Reason for request
6) Name, signature and date

The charge for this type of report is $2.00

By mail:
Send a stamped self-addressed envelope with the above information, and a check payable to Bloomfield Police Department in the amount of $5.00.

Parking permits are issued for selected streets in Bloomfield. To get a permit, you must come to the record bureau and provide your car registration for proof of residency. If your registration hasn't been changed to the new address yet, you can be issued a temporary permit, which expires after 2 weeks. For information about which streets require parking permits call 973-680-4105.


Ralph Colasanti
Law Enforcement Building
1 Municipal Plaza
Bloomfield NJ 07003