The Trenton Police Department is dedicated to the citizens of the City of Trenton! We are a professional community oriented police department whose goal is to ensure the safety of its citizens.
Recognizing that the people of Trenton have made us guardians of the public trust, we realize that crime, disorder, and hazardous conditions present the greatest threats to society, and the responsibility for assisting the public overcoming these threats in our community rests with us.
As society changes, so does the role of public safety. Therefore, our goals and objectives shall be committed to developing and implementing innovative programs to improve the Department’s overall performance. Any such program will encourage community members to become involved and be equal partners in determining how given services are received and providing them in a most effective and efficient manner.
Acting Police Director Steve Wilson: Candice Ruff, 19, shot on Bellevue Avenue on September 25 in the city's West Ward, succumbed to her injuries on Monday at Capital Health Regional Medical Center in Trenton. The Mercer County Homicide Task Force is investigating this terrible incident. Trenton PD has increased patrols throughout our city. Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to contact the Mercer County Homicide Task Force at (609) 989-6406 . You can also anonymously provide tips via a cell phone by texting TPDtips to 274637.