Cranbury Township Police Department

Chief Michael J. Owens
Address 1 Logan Drive
Cranbury NJ 08512
Phone 609-395-0031



The mission of the Cranbury Township Police Department is to keep the peace while preserving a positive relationship with the community.



  • •Cranbury Township is approximately 13 square miles. The residential population is approximately 3,800 people. With the business population, the figure is approximately triple.
    •We are located just outside Princeton, New Jersey, halfway between New York City and Philadelphia.
  • •Our Department is composed of nineteen (19) sworn officers, one (1) Administrative Assistant to the Chief of Police, and eleven (11) school crossing guards.
  • •We have a patrol division as well as a detective bureau and a traffic bureau.
  • •The majority of our officers have eight years or more service with our department. Most of our officers have come from other police departments or have attended the police academy via the alternate route program.  Our two newest officers graduated from Cape May County Police Academy in January of 2019.
  • •Many of our officers have Bachelor's Degrees, and some either have or are working on their Master's Degrees.
  • •We have one officer who is a certified paramedic, three who are Drug Recognition Experts, and four who are traffic crash reconstructionists.
  • •The South Brunswick Township Police Department provides dispatching services for our Department.
  • •Municipal Court for Cranbury Township is held in Plainsboro Township.
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