Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is the procedure for fingerprinting of people who are not under arrest?
A: Non-criminal fingerprinting is routinely done for certain types of employment (education, real estate, etc) and for the application to purchase firearms. Non-criminal fingerprinting by the Ringwood Police is for RINGWOOD RESIDENTS ONLY and is performed by the Patrol Division when they are clear of any police emergency.
Q: How do I obtain a copy of a police report?
A: Reports are usually available 7 days after the incident has occured. The cost is $0.05 per page. They cannot be faxed, and MUST be picked up in person at Police headquarters. Call the Police Records Bureau Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at (973) 962-0862 to obtain information about receiving a copy of your police report.
Q. How do I obtain a Firearms Identification Card or Purchase Permit?
A: The forms can be downloaded or picked up at Police headquarters.
Q. How to obtain a permit for the Ringwood Park and Ride?
A: Fill out the Park & Ride Application. The form and appropriate fee should be mailed or brought into the Borough Clerk's office during normal business hours (8:30 am - 4:30 pm). Any questions, please call (973) 475-7102.
Ringwood Police Department
60 Margaret King Ave
Ringwood, NJ 07456
Ringwood Road Information Line
Emergency Dial 9-1-1