The Borough of West Paterson Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency that safeguards civil rights and preserves peace, order and safety. It is comprised of more than 30 full- and part-time sworn and nonsworn police officers. The department operates a communication center that responds to various police, fire, and medical emergency and nonemergency cases. The Borough of West Paterson Police Department provides firearm permits, animal licenses and copies of incident and accident reports. It is located in West Paterson, N.J.