Director of Police, Dan Zieser

Phone: (908) 851-5000
981 Caldwell Avenue, Union NJ 07083

Duties of the Traffic Bureau
• Investigation and supervision of most life threatening and fatal
  motor vehicle accidents within the township
• Follow-up investigations of leaving the scene accidents
• Traffic and parking investigations
• Traffic and parking surveys
• Police Safety Liaison for roadway construction and maintenance
  projects that impact vehicular and pedestrian traffic
• School post coverage, assignment, interviews and payroll
• Supervision of school Crossing Guards and Parking Enforcement
• Management of the state funded Drunk Drivers' Enforcement Fund
• Investigation of Handicapped Parking requests for on street
  ordinance coverage with signage
• Review of Planning Board and Board of Adjustment site plans with
  comment preparations. Filing of plans for five years within traffic
• Attend pre-construction meetings for roadway, bridge and large
  complex construction projects within the Township
• Attend State and County Traffic Association Meetings
• Monitor Radar Unit calibrations, tuning fork certifications and
  equipment repairs
• Preparations of Township Special Events such as parades,
  ceremonies for traffic control and detour routes

GRADES 7 & 8 9-12
If you are interested in Law Enforcement as a possible career, The Union Police Department is looking for applicants for its has a Law Enforcement Explorer Program. Explorers receive training in CPR, traffic control, accidents, crime prevention, communications, etc. Explorers also assist the Township with community events such as the Holiday Tree Lighting, July 4th Celebration, Street Fair, etc.
For additional information or to get an application, contact Officer Sangster or Officer Moro, Union Police D.A.R.E./Community
Policing Unit (908) 851-5252.


Departments of the Police Division
Enforcement Operations
- Duties of the Traffic Bureau
Parking Enforcement

School Crossing Guards
Community Policing
D.A.R.E. Program
(Drug Abuse
Resistance Education)
Municipal Drug Alliance
Other Links:
Better Business Bureau
Victim Witness Advocacy Program
Department of Consumer Affairs