The patch of the Shrewsbury, New Jersey, Police Department features the borough’s seal. Thirteen stars depict the original states, and the Sycamore tree was given to the town by King George. The Council Pine Christ Church was a place of worship and gathering for the townsfolk. “Justice and Freedom” serves as the police motto. Rich in history, the town is thought to have been named after Shrewsbury in Shropshire County, England.