Police Department

The Kenilworth Police Department was established in 1907. The department serves and protects the citizens of the Borough of Kenilworth New Jersey. Kenilworth is a 2.08 square mile community located within the County of Union.

The Core Values of the Kenilworth Police Department

The employees of the Kenilworth Police Department are committed to its mission. We are accountable for our actions and we conduct ourselves accordingly in pursuit of our core values of respect, fairness, and sensitivity.


We will earn the trust, respect and support of the citizens through active partnership, involvement and service to the community we serve. All employees of this department will treat each other with dignity and courtesy regardless of position or assignment. This will also hold true for the community we serve. By demonstrating respect for others, we will earn the respect of our community.


We treat all persons in a dignified manner and exhibit understanding of ethnic and cultural diversity both in our professional and personal endeavors. We have committed ourselves to elevated standards of trust, responsibility and discipline while promoting justice in a fair and impartial manner. We guarantee to uphold the principles and values embodied in the Constitutions of the United States and the State of New Jersey.


We must be sincere to the need of those who are concerned for their safety, require guidance and information, or are unable to provide for themselves. We will show concern and empathy for the victims of crime and treat violators of the law with fairness and dignity.