The vehicle took to the street Friday, with two large rainbow stripes, flags and lettering on both sides of the Chevy Tahoe.
During Pride Month, the car will serve as a symbol of the department's year-round commitment to equality.
ALSO READ | Pride Month 2021: What to know about its history, events, parades
The goal of this outreach project is to encourage positive relations with all residents, especially the LGBTQIA+ community.
"We are proud to serve and protect all citizens, regardless of their sexual identification or orientation" Police Chief Jacqueline Luthcke said. "We see this patrol vehicle as a visual reminder of our intent to be an inclusive law enforcement organization."
Pride Month takes place annually in June and is meant to pay homage to the 1969 Stonewall uprising which helped spark the modern gay rights movement.
The vehicle is just one aspect of the Village of Ridgewood's celebration of Pride Month.
ALSO READ | Danielle Savre of 'Station 19' donates eggs to surrogate to help gay best friends start family
The cruiser will be on display at Saturday's Pride Celebration, which will be held in Van Neste Square, starting at 2 p.m.
* Get Eyewitness News Delivered
* More New Jersey news
* Send us a news tip
* Download the abc7NY app for breaking news alerts
* Follow us on YouTube
Submit a News Tip