Hopatcong Police Department

Our Mission

Efficiently providing high-quality police service to our community. We  strive to make Hopatcong a safe residential lake community.

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Our Mission Statement

The mission of the Hopatcong Police Department is to efficiently provide high quality police service to our community by promoting a safe environment through a police-citizen partnership, with emphasis on public peace, integrity, fairness and professionalism. We will strive to make Hopatcong a safe residential lake community. To achieve this mission, we commit to these specific Core Values:
We value our members and have confidence in their individual initiative and ability to solve problems.


We believe the character of our Department is best reflected in the quality of service provided by our members to the community. Our Officers will meet the challenges before them by employing sound judgment, teamwork and innovation.


Honesty and truth must be the standards in all our interactions with the community and with our members. The public trust is a cornerstone of our work.


We will strive for personal and professional excellence, dedication to duty, and delivery of quality service to the public. We are part of a team dedicated to the safety and protection of our community. Our actions will reflect intelligent, sincere, efficient, and courteous service.

How to Reach Us


111 River Styx Rd, Hopatcong NJ 07843


(973) 398-5000


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Hopatcong Police Department

Meghan McCluskey

Meghan McCluskey

Chief of Police

McCluskey, who joined the Hopatcong Police Department in 2003, was sworn in to her new position during a well-attended Borough Council meeting earlier this month.

“I take great pride in protecting and serving my community, but also feel privileged to be the chief of the outstanding men and women who make up the department,” McCluskey said Friday. She’s “honored” to serve as chief in the community where she grew up.

Michael O'Shea

Michael O'Shea


Ryan Tracey

Ryan Tracey


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