FOR EMERGENCIES DIAL - 911
NON-EMERGENCY DISPATCH- (856) 234-8300
POLICE BUSINESS / RECORDS - (856) 235-1405 (M~F 8:30AM - 4:30PM)
About the Department
The Moorestown Police Department is comprised of 33 full time officers. The Department also has seven part time SLEO II officers who when working have the same authority as the full time officers.
The Police Department is commanded by Chief Lee R. Lieber who is also the Township Emergency Management Coordinator. Chief Lieber is the Department Public Information Officer and as such, the media is directed to contact him with any inquiries. Chief Lieber can be reached at email or by contacting his secretary Susan Vandy at 856-914-3035. Ptl. Craig Ruggiano is assigned to the Office of the Chief as the Department administrative and community policing officer. Ptl. Ruggiano can be reached at 856-914-3049 or email. The Chief's secretary, Susan Vandy can be reached at 856-914-3035 or email.
Field Operations Division
Lt. Howard Mann Jr. is in command of the Field Operations Division. Lt. Mann can be reached by contacting Secretary Vandy at 856-914-3035 or email. The Field Operations Division consists of the Patrol Bureau, Criminal Investigations Bureau and Support Services Bureau.
Patrol BureauThe Patrol Bureau is comprised of four Platoons, each under the supervision of a Sergeant. There is a Corporal and three patrolmen assigned to each Platoon. Each officer assigned to a platoon works a 12 hour day. Officers work either 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. or 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. One additional officer is assigned to work during the high call volume time period of 1 p.m. to 1 a.m. The Department is authorized to employ eight SLEO II Officers. The SLEO II Officers are deployed as additional patrol officers and are also deployed to assist with court and large event security. Three officers are qualified EMTs (Emergency Medical Technicians). All officers receive biennial recertification in AED/CPR.
Criminal Investigation Bureau
Criminal Investigations, a unit of the Field Operations Division, has 4 detectives and a secretary led by Detective Sergeant Rich Naff who can be reached by email or at 856-914-3037. Detectives are responsible for follow-up investigations of crimes committed within the township. Detectives often work with officers from other local departments, county, state, and federal agencies to bring investigations to a successful conclusion. The Criminal Investigations Bureau can be reached by email or at 856-914-3092. For suspicious activity, call 856-234-8300. For crimes in progress call 9-1-1. For the Tip Line, call 856-914-3092. The Criminal Investigations Division secretary Barbara Dodelin can be reached at 856-914-3039 or email.
The Moorestown Police Department also provides tours for residents and local community based groups. Requests for these tours should be made through either Ptl. Craig Ruggiano, email.
Support Services Bureau
Sergeant Michael Maahs is in command of the Support Services Bureau and can be reached by email or at 856-914-3040. The Support Services Bureau consists of the Traffic Safety Unit and the Records Unit. Sgt. Maahs also oversees the Domestic Violence Response Team (DVRT) for the Department. Contact him if you are interested in participating in this program.
Traffic Safety Unit
The Traffic Safety Unit is led by the Support Services Sergeant. There are two patrolman assigned as Traffic Officers. The Traffic Officers are responsible for investigating all serious motor vehicle accidents occurring during their shift. Contact the Traffic Safety Unit at 856-914-3044.
The Records Unit consists of three secretaries responsible for assisting the public with acquiring accident reports, firearms permits and documents available under OPRA.
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