The Longport Police Department- Records Division is open Monday through Friday from 8am to 4pm.
A request for Public Records must be submitted to the Longport Police Department on the REQUEST FOR PUBLIC RECORDS form made available either in person at the Police Dept or click on this link for a copy in Adobe Acrobat format which you can print out, complete and submit.
If your request is approved, it will take some time to compile the records and make the copies requested. YOUR REQUEST WILL BE AVAILABLE WITHIN SEVEN DAYS FROM THE DATE OF REQUEST. If the records cannot be made available within that time frame, you will be notified as to the reason and when you can pick up your information.
Fees for copying public records are established by statue as follows:
Letter size 5 cents per page Legal size 7 cents per page
The Records Dept may impose a reasonable service charge if the nature, format, manner of collation or volume of a government record is such that it cannot be reproduced by ordinary document copying equipment in ordinary business size or involves an extraordinary expenditure of time and effort to accommodate your request.
The terms public record and government record in New Jersey do not include the following:
*Criminal investigatory records
*Inter-agency or intra-agency advisory, consultative or deliberative material
*Emergency or security information or procedures for buildings or facilities
*Administrative or technical information regarding computer hardware, software and networks that, if disclosed, would jeopardize computer security.
*Information regarding labor-management including statements of strategy or negotiating position
*Pension and personnel records in possession of this office
Borough residents can be fingerprinted for employment or application requirements. Fingerprinting is done by appointment only. Please call 609-822-2141 for an appointment.
If your vehicle has been towed for any reason other than a motor vehicle crash, i.e. uninsured, no registration, suspended, etc. you must present yourself with valid documents at the police department prior to us releasing the vehicle. A vehicle release must be faxed by the police department to the tow company that has possession of your vehicle prior to the vehicle being released. At that time you will be given information and directions for the appropriate towing facility.
NOTE: JOHN'S LAW VEHICLES WILL NOT BE RELEASED UNTIL 12 HOURS AFTER THE TIME AND DATE OF THE OFFENSE. ABSOLUTELY NO EXCEPTIONS!
If you have any questions in reference to obtaining information from the Police Records Dept, please contact the Records Custodian, Karen McGlauflin, at 609-822-2141 or firstname.lastname@example.org.