What’s Happening in Morristown?

CITIZEN’S POLICE ACADEMY #19

The Morristown Police Department is preparing for its nineteenth (19th) Citizen’s Police Academy … [Read More...]

City Audit Report Released

On Tuesday January 20th, the firm of Craine, Thompson & Jones presented the audit of City … [Read More...]

MLK Holiday Garbage Schedule

The City of Morristown will be observing the Martin Luther King Day holiday Monday, January 19th.  … [Read More...]

Chief’s Greeting


It is the mission of the Morristown Police Department to protect the rights of persons within the City of Morristown ;to be free from criminal attack, to be secure in their possessions, and to live in peace. Our role is to enforce the law in a fair and impartial manner, recognizing both the statutory and judicial limitations of police authority and the constitutional rights of all persons.It is my belief that the citizens of Morristown deserve to have an exemplary police agency.

The Morristown Police Department strives to provide the highest quality police services in the most effective and efficient manner possible. We are able to accomplish this task by utilizing a diverse group of employees who are highly motivated, well trained, and committed to the highest ideals of the law enforcement profession. Our expressed intent is to use every available opportunity, vehicle, and mechanism to contact citizens and community leaders in an effort to solicit their assistance in the continuation of quality service. Officers of the Morristown Police Department are dedicated to maintaining a high level of public confidence by ensuring that each member displays honesty, integrity, and sound judgement in their contacts with our citizens, always recognizing their duty to protect and serve the members of our community.


Roger D. Overholt
Chief of Police

Morristown: Moving Forward

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