Greenwich Police Department

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Greenwich Township is a township in Gloucester County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2010 Census, the population of the approximately 10 square mile township was 5,207. Greenwich Township was first formed on March 1, 1695, and was formally incorporated as one of New Jersey’s initial 104 townships by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on February 21, 1798. Over the centuries, portions of the township were taken to form Woolwich Township (March 7, 1767), Franklin Township (January 27, 1820), Spicer Township (March 13, 1844; now Harrison Township), Mantua Township (February 23, 1853), East Greenwich Township (February 10, 1881) and Paulsboro (March 2, 1904). Greenwich Township borders Paulsboro, East Greenwich Township, and Logan Township. Greenwich Township also borders the Delaware River.

The goal of the Greenwich Township Police Department is to continue to make Greenwich Township a safer community, reduce the fear of crime, and work in partnership with the community. The Greenwich Township Police Department is a full service/full time (24/7) law enforcement agency consisting of 25 sworn law enforcement officers, which include Administration/Command personnel:

  • Chief of Police, Captain, Administrative Lieutenant
  • Sgt. and Detective
  • 4 Patrol Sergeants
  • 10 Patrol Officers
  • 1 K-9 Officer
  • 3 SLEO II Officers
  • 2 SLEO I Officers
  • 1 Administrative Assistant

The Greenwich Twp. Police Department has adopted the following vision for the 21st Century:

*Maximum efficiency of the department
*Enhanced customer service
*Reduction of crime and fear of crime
*Improved public confidence
*Personal and professional growth for employees

Recruitment Officer

Chief of Police Joseph Giorgianni

Agency Basic Requirments

Police applicants must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • A resident of the State of New Jersey
  • Possess a High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Have no criminal record
  • Possess a valid New Jersey Driver’s License
  • Pass the required Medical Evaluation, Physical Evaluation, Psychological Evaluation, and Background Check
  • Pass department issued written examination, oral examination, and formal interview

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