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About The Gloucester Township Police Department

The Gloucester Township Police Department responds to nearly 60,000 calls for service each year. This is an average of 5,000 calls per month. Gloucester Township Police consists of over 133 full time sworn Law Enforcement Officers, 35 part time Special Law Enforcement Officers (SLEO), 17 Telecommunicators, and 16 civilian personnel.

The Department is commanded by Chief David J. Harkins, who has been a police officer in Gloucester Township since 1995. Under the oversight of Chief Harkins, the police department is split into three divisions: the Operations Division, Administrative Services Division, and the Community Services Division. Each division is commanded by a Captain of Police. There are two Deputy Chief’s of Police, who assists Chief Harkins in overall agency operations.