The Lodi Police Department’s Fundamental duty is to serve mankind, to safeguard lives and property, to protect the innocent against deception, the weak against oppression or intimidation and the peaceful against violence or disorder and to respect the Constitutional Rights of all men and woman to liberty, equality and justice.
Members of the Lodi Police Department will keep their private lives unsullied as an example to all; maintain courageous calm in the face of danger, scorn, or ridicule; develop self restraint, and be constantly mindful of the welfare of others. Honest in thought and deed in both my personal and official life, we will be exemplary in obeying the laws of the land and the regulations of the department. Whatever we see or hear of a confidential nature or that is confided to us in my official capacity will be kept ever secret unless revelation is necessary in the performance of my duty.
Members of the Lodi Police Department will never act officiously or permit personal feelings, prejudices, animosities or friendships to influence my decisions. With no compromise for crime and with relentless prosecution of criminals. We will enforce the law courteously and appropriately without fear or favor, malice or ill will, never employing unnecessary force or violence and never accepting gratuities.
We recognize the badge of our office as a symbol of public faith and accept it as a public trust to be held so long as I am true to the ethics of the police service. We will constantly strive to achieve these objectives and ideals, dedicating ourselves before God to our chosen profession….Law Enforcement.
The Lodi Police Department has been certified by the
New Jersey Association of Chiefs of Police
as an Officially Accredited Agency
The Lodi Police Department received its 3rd Re-Accreditation from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police under the direction of Chief Donald Scorzetti.
Accreditation is a progressive and time-proven method of assisting law enforcement agencies to calculate and improve their overall performance. Accreditation status represents a significant professional achievement. It acknowledges the implementation of policies and procedures that are conceptually sound and operationally effective.
The Lodi Police Department prides itself not only in this achievement, but in our everyday service to the residents of the Borough of Lodi.
Police Department Contact Information
Police Headquarters | One Memorial Drive, Lodi
Main #: 973-473-7600
Chief Scorzetti: x: 14 | Executive Assistant to the Chief Donna Borra: x: 14
Deputy Chief Franco: x:14
This mailbox is NOT monitored 24 hours a day and SHOULD NOT be used to report any crime or complaints of any kind. It is for general questions and information.
Body Worn Cameras
The Lodi Police Department utilizes Panasonic Body Worn Cameras according to Attorney General Directive 2021-5. An example of the Body Worn Camera and the location are depicted in the photos below.
New Jersey Attorney General Annual Major Discipline Reporting Form
Per Directive 2021-06, below is the Annual Major Discipline Reporting Form that is utilized by this agency.
New Jersey Attorney General Immigrant Trust Directive
As per Directive 2018-06, links to assist non-immigrants with temporary T and U Visas can be found at: T & U Visa Assistance or by visiting the NJ Attorney General's Immigrant Trust Directive Website
Notice of State Required Drug Testing Policy for Law Enforcement
In accordance with the New Jersey Attorney General’s Law Enforcement Drug Testing Policy and the New Jersey Attorney General’s Law Enforcement Directive No. 2018-2, this is official and required notification that the Lodi Police Department, an accredited agency, has a drug testing policy in place. To read more about the policy click here Lodi Police Department Drug Testing Policy | 2018-21
Notice to Firearms Applicants
IF YOU WISH TO APPLY FOR A NJ FIREARMS ID CARD AND/OR PURCHASE PERMIT
PLEASE VISIT THE NJ STATE POLICE WEBSITE:
THE ORI # FOR THE LODI POLICE DEPARTMENT IS: NJ0023100
For additional information, see the forms on the Central Services Division Page
Notification of State Required Early Warning System for Use of Force Reporting
In accordance with the New Jersey Attorney Generals Office 2018 requirement that all law enforcement agencies must employ an early warning system to track use of force reports and ensure an early warning system, the Lodi Police Department has in place, an early warning system. Although this requirement is new, the Lodi Police Department has had an early warning reporting system in place for nearly 15 years. The system allows the department to document and track use of force reports and review them for policy compliance, ensuring the public that all officers act within the guidelines of state law at all times. You can review the NJ Attorney General’s requirements here: NJ Attorney General Use of Force Early Warning System Directive