Operation “15-45” Park and Walk Program
North Plainfield Police Department
Chief William Parenti
Chief William G. Parenti announced Operation “15-45” Park and Walk Program.
“This initiative, which will have Police Officers walking a beat in North Plainfield. The program is
aimed at improving our visibility and accessibility and increasing public confidence in
Chief Parenti explained an officer shall walk fifteen minutes and ride 45 minutes per
hour. The operation, which will be launched again this year on April 14, 2014, will put an officer
on the beat during the hours of 4:00pm and 10:00pm each day. While on foot patrol, the
officers will be expected to deal with incidents they encounter, gather intelligence, visit
businesses, provide crime reduction advice, liaise with community groups and members
such as Neighborhood Watch, collect and update business contact information and
identify any potential problems.
Chief Parenti said: "We are aware that the people of North Plainfield want us to be
visible and accessible. I firmly believe a conspicuous patrol operation communicates
a sense of protection to our citizens and acts as a deterrent to criminal or mischievous
William G. Parenti
An Accredited Police Agency
North Plainfield Police Dept.