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Kitchen Fire Displaces Family On Holiday Weekend

Date: 7/3/20
Incident location(s): 5 Thisleton Road, Gloucester Township, NJ
Case Number: 2020-28737
Investigating Officer: Ptl. Jon Smith #261

On July 3, 2020 at approximately 8:20 pm, the Gloucester Township Police Department’s Communications Center received a 911 call reporting a house fire at 5 Thisleton Road in the Sicklerville section of Gloucester Township.

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Posted in Press Release


Missing Juvenile Male Reported Out Of Gloucester Township

Date: 07/01/20 11:30am
Incident location(s): Blackwood, NJ (Gloucester Township)
Case Number: 20-27129
Investigating Detective: Detective Marc Grodzielanek #160

On June 25th, 2020 Marquai Leach was reported missing from the Blackwood section of Gloucester Township. He was last seen on June 25th,

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Posted in Missing Persons


Statement from Gloucester Township Police Chief David Harkins on Comments Made by Former Officer

I recently became aware of a disturbing photograph of a social media post that was made by a former officer of the Gloucester Township Police Department on the former officer’s personal social media account.  The comment that I observed was racially offensive, reprehensible and disgusting.  I was further angered that the former officer still identified as a “Patrolman at Gloucester Township Police,” even though the former officer was separated from service with the Gloucester Township Police Department over 4 years ago,

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Posted in Chief's Message


Graffiti Thief Puts His Signature on Crime

Date: 06/24/20
Incident location(s): Camden County Regional Emergency Training Center (Gloucester Township)
Case Number: 2020-16097
Investigating Detective: Det. Tom Ritz #207

On Wednesday 04/15/2020 at approximately 1131 AM, the Gloucester Township Police Department (GTPD) responded to the Camden County Regional Emergency Training Center located on Woodbury Turnersville Road for a burglary and theft.

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Posted in Press Release


Attempt To Locate Missing Adult Female, Nancy Canning

INCIDENT: Attempt To Locate Missing Adult Female, Nancy Canning
LOCATION: Gloucester Township
CASE #: 20-25798

On Thursday, June 18, 2020, Nancy Canning was reported missing to the Gloucester Township Police Department. She was last seen on June 17, 2020 at approximately 10:40AM.

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Posted in Missing Persons


Online Reporting and Comprehensive Investigation Result In The Arrest Of Deviant Male

Date: 06/18/20
Incident location(s): Blackwood, NJ (Gloucester Township)
Case Number: 2020-22345
Investigating Detective: Det. Mike Leach #161

On Saturday 05/30/2020 at approximately 1030 AM, the Gloucester Township Police Department (GTPD) received a report via the GTPD  Online Reporting System.  

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Posted in Press Release


Chief’s Message 6/9/20: FAQ on Use of Force

As we have continued to react and respond to the ghastly incident that resulted in the death of Mr. George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota last week, I have received many inquiries from many concerned citizens of whom we are proud to serve.  Since I have received so many inquiries, I thought it would be best to address the questions that I have received so that all of our community can learn and be informed about the Gloucester Township Police Department. 

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Posted in Chief's Message


Storm Update From Gloucester Township Mayor David Mayer & Gloucester Township Police Chief David Harkins 6-4-2020

Last night our community suffered from a powerful windstorm that has caused significant damage in Gloucester Township. The strong wind damaged residential, commercial, and township properties throughout the area and will take a long time to clean up and recover from.

“I want to thank Gloucester Township Police Department,

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