Barnegat Township Police Department
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The Barnegat Township Police Department is a forward-thinking, premier municipal law enforcement agency. As the first and only CALEA internationally accredited police department in Ocean County, BTPD continues to lead the way in innovative policing and commitment to best practices.
Our motto: a regnati consensu translates to, “from the consent of the governed”. This phrase is borrowed from the Declaration of Independence which stated, “Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.” This motto is again a reminder that our power is ultimately derived from the people, and is intended to empower us to defend, serve, and protect the people.