Township of Hillside Police Department Website


Louis Panarese

Chief of Police



It is the mission of the Hillside Police Department to safeguard the lives and property of the people we serve, to reduce the incidence and fear of crime, and to enhance public safety while working with our diverse communities to improve their quality of life. Our mandate is to do so with honor and integrity, while at all times conducting ourselves with the highest ethical standards to maintain public confidence.







If you observe something suspicious or in need of police attention, please contact:

  Hillside Police Department at (973) 926-5800.

If you wish to remain anonymous, information can be submitted at:

The Township of Hillside Police Department values it's collaborative relationships with all members of our community. We encourage residents  to  forward any concerns they may have to assist our agency in best serving our residents and Township of Hillside.

















News & Events

    Arrest Property Tax Fraud
    On February 24,2015th, Lee P. Touchque was arrested by Hillside police for fabrication of evidence and false swearing.In November of 2014 Touchque presented a payor's copy of a tax statement as proof he paid property taxes for the fiscal year 2011 - 2012 in the amount of $13,250. On December 14, 201...


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