Department Tours

Police Department Tours, Speakers, & Demonstrations

Visiting our Facilities

The Elizabeth Police Department welcomes community groups to take a guided tour of our facility at 1 Police Plaza. This invitation is open to youth groups and adult groups alike. Tours are usually provided during business hours, but we will try to accommodate after hours requests. 

What to Expect

Each tour is conducted by police personnel and includes the following when possible:

Front Desk/Lobby

Police Records

Roll Call Room

Prisoner Holding Cell Area

Detective Bureau

Dispatch Room

Office of Emergency Management 

Special Response Team vehicles 

Viewing and explanation of historical memorabilia 

An average tour is approximately 45 – 60 minutes. The size of the group and the ages of the children are factors that will be taken into consideration. Please keep in mind that all tours are subject to last minute cancellations and certain areas of the department may not be available at the time of the visit. 

Photographs or videos may be taken in designated areas but restricted in others for security and privacy. 

Speakers are available for classroom discussions and/or club presentations or demonstrations. Possible topics of interest may include: 

Volunteer Opportunities

Youth Programs

Auxiliary Police

Crime Prevention Programs

Special Interaction Program


To schedule a tour, please email our Community Affairs Bureau:

  TEL: (908) 527-6503


Police HQ Tour Information PDF Form