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GTPD National Night Out 2022

Gloucester Township Police’s National Night Out IS BACK on August 2, 2022, mark your calendars! We’re excited to be back in person with our Gloucester Township residents- the first time since 2019!

If you’re thinking about holding a National Night Out Block Party in your neighborhood, contact GTPD Community Relations Bureau Cpl.

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A Message From Chief David Harkins: National Police Week and National Peace Officers Memorial Day

“The Gloucester Township Police Department joins the community to celebrate the sacrifices and commitment of law enforcement throughout our great nation. National Police Week is celebrated May 15-21 this year, with a special somber remembrance on National Peace Officers Memorial Day on May 15.

Our commitment to community policing has never been stronger.

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Posted in Chief's Message


GTPD Video & Media Release: 9 PM Routine Thwart’s Car Burglar

GTPD VIDEO: Example Of Why To Do The #9PMRoutine Every Night

On Saturday, April 23, 2022 at 05:30 AM, the Gloucester Township Police Department received a report from an alert citizen that a suspicious male was attempting to gain entry into a vehicle that was parked in his driveway.

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GTPD Media Release Vehicle Crashes Into Residence 5-7-2022

On 5/7/22, at approximately 3:17 AM, Gloucester Township Police responded to Douglas Avenue in Blackwood for a reported vehicle into a residence. The driver, later identified as Timothy Brown had struck another vehicle, which caused this vehicle to careen off the road and crash into the side of a residence.

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Posted in Press Release


ADDR – Autism Development Disability Registration

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GTPD Media Release: Morning Crash Involving a School Bus Injures Both Drivers on Jarvis Road

On Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at approximately 8:00am, Gloucester Township Police responded to the 1400 block of Jarvis Road for a reported motor vehicle crash involving a school bus. Upon arrival, officers located a school bus and Toyota Camry disabled in the westbound lane as a result of a head on collision.

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Posted in Press Release


Message from Chief David Harkins: National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

“We celebrate our Gloucester Township Police Department Public Safety Telecommunicators during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week from April 10-16, 2022. Our Telecommunicators (a.k.a. Dispatchers) are the often unseen, and unacknowledged heroes of the Gloucester Township Police Department. They are truly “heroes behind their headsets”, as they provide the crucial lifeline between the community and the officers who respond to all emergencies and calls for service.

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Posted in Chief's Message


GTPD Media Release: Fictitious 9-1-1 Call to Avoid Motor Vehicle Stop Leads to Arrest

On April 4, 2022 at approximately 1:00pm the Gloucester Township Police Communications Center received a 9-1-1 call, reporting a shooting in progress. The caller stated a shooting was occurring at an apartment in the Millbridge Garden Apartment Complex located at 1341 Blackwood Clementon Rd. While officers were responding to the area,

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