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American Red Cross Blood Drive October 6th 2020

Join the Gloucester Township Police Department Tuesday October 6th, 2020 for our American Red Cross Blood Drive at the Gloucester Township Senior Center at the Municipal Complex. It’s located 1261 Chews Landing Road Gloucester Township, right next to Veteran’s Memorial Park.

Appointments are preferred. Call 1-800-REDCROSS
MAKE AN APPOINTMENT ONLINE: SIGN UP!

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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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Statement from Chief Harkins on “Rally for Progress” Protection Detail Photo

I recently became aware of a photograph that is circulating social media and an online news website call the “Shore News Network”.  I immediately directed an investigation by the Gloucester Township Police Professional Standards Unit.

The photograph falsely claims that a member of the “Pelosi Security Points Gun at Trump Supporters from New Jersey Rooftop”. 

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Gloucester Township Police To Swear In 2 New Officers; 7 New Volunteers and Flag Ceremony

On Monday, January 27th 2020, Chief David Harkins will present 2 Officers to Mayor David Mayer and Council to be ceremoniously sworn in as Police Officers, as well as 7 Volunteers for the Police Service Program.

The following Officers will be ceremoniously sworn in as Police Officers:
Patrolman Francis Guarnere
Patrolman Shawn Kelly

The following people will be ceremoniously sworn in as Volunteers for the Police Service Program to assist the police department:
Heather Vadakin
Kevin Davis
Michelle Beck
Joanna Sorensen
Rosetta Linton
Vincent Carotenuto
Robin Spina

Following the swearing in of officers,

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Statewide Impaired Driving Enforcement Crackdown During 2019 Holiday Season

buzzed driving is drunk driving vertical graphicBeginning December 6, 2019 and continuing through January 1, 2020, local and state law enforcement officers will conduct saturation patrols and sobriety checkpoints looking for motorists who may be driving while intoxicated. The Gloucester Township Police will be cracking down on drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs as part of the annual end of year “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign.

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Stuff A Truck 2019


Help the Gloucester Township Police Department spread some holiday cheer for the 4th year!

Beginning November 29th, we will start collecting toys for our annual Stuff a Truck toy fundraiser Our goal is to stuff the police truck that will be located in front of Veterans Park.

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Chief’s Message: Nov. 5, 2019

November 5, 2019:

Gloucester Township Police Chief David Harkins’ first public message spoken during the Change of Command Ceremony held on Monday, November 4, 2019:

“Honored….I am honored to be standing here before you all, and I am honored to serve you, and I am honored to serve with you,

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GTPD Media Advisory: Motor Vehicle Crash Involving A Motorcycle

On Thursday, March 14, 2019 at approximately 4:01 pm Gloucester Township Police responded to the front of the Gloucester Township Municipal Building after a motor vehicle crash occurred on Chews Landing Road involving a motorcycle. The driver and passenger of the motorcycle were ejected onto the roadway but were both conscious and alert.

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