It is the policy of the Riverdale Police Department to accept and investigate all complaints of alleged officer misconduct or wrongdoing from any person. Following a thorough and impartial examination of the available factual information, the case report will include a final disposition. If discipline is in order, it shall be administered according to the degree of misconduct.
In order to facilitate the filing of a complaint against a Riverdale Police Department officer, you may download and fill out the PDF of the form here. The PDF version can be e-mailed here, with the subject "Internal Affairs Report", or mailed to the Riverdale Police Departmet at the following address:
Riverdale Police Department
Attention: Internal Affairs
91 Newark-Pompton Turnpike
Riverdale, NJ 07457
This complaint form may be filled out anonymously and submitted. We treat all complaints equally regardless of whether or not they are filled out anonymously or with a name. However, please keep in mind that we can investigate best when we have all available information and have the ability to contact you with further questions, if needed.
FALSE POLICE REPORTS TO A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY
Anyone who makes a fictitious report to a law enforcement agency of an offense or incident knowing it did not occur, is a Disorderly Person and can be charged under 2C:28-4b1 of the New Jersey Criminal Justice Code.