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Gloucester Twp Police Chief David Harkins Regarding National Police Week

As we celebrate National Police Week this upcoming week and National Peace Officers Memorial Day on May 15, we are reminded of the sacrifices made by those who serve on the front lines of our communities, ensuring our safety and upholding the rule of law. This week, we come together to honor and express our deepest gratitude to the brave men and women of law enforcement. National Police Week is a time to acknowledge the dedication and service of the men and women of the Gloucester Township Police Department. It is a time to reflect on the tremendous responsibility that... Read more →


Single Lane Route 55 in Gloucester County for Payment Preservation Work

Route 55 lane closures tonight and tomorrow night as pavement preservation project advances in Gloucester County At least one lane will be maintained overnight. (Trenton) – Route 55 is scheduled to have single lane closures tonight and tomorrow night for paving work from Elk Township to Deptford, Gloucester County. Tonight, Wednesday, May 8 Beginning at 8 p.m. tonight, Wednesday, May 8 until 5 a.m. tomorrow, Thursday, May 9, the left lane on Route 55 northbound will be closed between mile posts 48.2 in Elk Township and 56 in Deptford. The lane closure is necessary for paving. At least one lane... Read more →


GTPD Continues to Investigate March Pedestrian Motor Vehicle Crash

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (May 8, 2024)(CNBNews)--On Monday, March 11, 2024 at approximately 11:00 PM officers from the Gloucester Township Police Department were dispatched to the intersection of Blackwood Clementon Road and Kelly Drivers Lane for a reported pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle. Upon officers arrival, the pedestrian was located in the roadway unconscious and suffering from serious bodily injuries. The striking vehicle and driver remained on location. The driver of the vehicle was not injured. The pedestrian was evaluated and transported to Cooper Hospital, Trauma Unit, in Camden by Inspira ambulance. Blackwood Clementon Road was closed for several hours... Read more →


Jane Patricia Daly of Blackwood

Jane Patricia Daly of Blackwood, New Jersey, passed away on April 29th, 2024, at the age of 79. Family Born to the late William and Sarah (nee Tressel) Jones on June 25th, 1944 in Philadelphia, PA. Jane is the beloved sister of the late William Jones. Growing up, Jane attended St. Boniface Business School as the graduating class on 1961. After attending business school, Jane found herself in many different roles throughout her life, but the most rewarding role of all was becoming the mother of her three loving children, Laura (Bret) Mullins, Daniel Daly, and the late Edward Daly... Read more →


The Passing Of Chief John Stollsteimer, Jr. (Retired)

Message From Chief David Harkins: (April 29, 2024) I regret to announce the passing of Chief John Stollsteimer Jr. Badge #17, who served as the 8th Police Chief of the Gloucester Township Police Department from July 1, 1992 until July 1, 2006. Chief Stollsteimer served as a Gloucester Township Police Officer from December 2, 1970 until his retirement on July 1, 2006 (36 years). Chief Stollsteimer served as the President of the Camden County Association of Chiefs of Police from May 1997 - May 1998, and was a member of the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police and... Read more →


CNBNews Traffic Alert: Route 42 southbound lane closures tonight

(Trenton) – Route 42 southbound is scheduled to have lane closures tonight as a project to repair the deck on the Route 42 Bridge over Blackwood Railroad Trail advances in Gloucester Township, Camden County. Beginning at 8 p.m. tonight, Friday, April 26 until 5 a.m. tomorrow, Saturday, April 27, two lanes are scheduled to be closed on Route 42 southbound before the Blackhorse Pike, between mile post 10.41 and mile post 10.06, to install construction barrier and implement a traffic shift. At least one lane maintained overnight. Temporary stoppages may be required to move equipment. Exit 10A will remain open... Read more →


Joan D. Chaika, of Pitman

Joan passed peacefully on April 16, 2024 at the United Methodist Community at Pitman Manor, at the age of 87. (nee Michaels). Of Pitman. Formerly of Sewell, Woodbury and Bridgeton, NJ. Predeceased by her husband, John “Jack” Meehan; her parents, Joseph and Maude Michaels and her siblings, Dolores Michaels, Antoinette Christopherson and Jay Michaels. Survived by her children, Tracy Peterson, Daniel K. Meehan, Morgan A. Meehan (Clare) and Mary Trotter (Joe); her grandchildren, Brianna Kite, Andrew Meehan, Jack Meehan and Timothy Meehan; great-grandchildren, Aiden and Stella Kite; and her sister, Carolyn Giles. Joan was a graduate of Woodbury High School... Read more →


Pedestrian Struck and Killed by Auto in Gloucester Township

On Saturday, April 20, 2024 at approximately 2:51 AM officers from the Gloucester Township Police Department were dispatched to the intersection of the Old Black Horse Pike at Landing Rd. for a reported pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle. Upon officers arrival, the pedestrian was located in the roadway unconscious and suffering from severe head injuries. Despite the efforts of officers and BLS / ALS, the victim succumbed to her injuries. The striking vehicle and driver remained on location. The driver of the vehicle was not injured. The Old Black Horse Pike was closed for several hours during the initial... Read more →


Ask Your NJ Civil Service Exam Questions to Cpl John McHugh TODAY 3 PM & 6 PM!

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (March 25, 2024)--Are you interested in becoming a Gloucester Township Police Officer and have questions about applying and taking the NJ Civil Service Exam? Ask your questions by calling GTPD Community Relations Officer Cpl. John McHugh TODAY, March 25th between 3 PM and 6 PM at 856-228-4011! If you're not available to call during those times, or your call goes to voicemail due to Cpl. McHugh taking another call, you can always email your questions to [email protected] at any time! Gloucester Township Police Wants YOU To Join Our Team- Sign up for the NJ Civil Service Exam!... Read more →


GT Solicitor Licensing & Peddler Registration REQUIRED For Door To Door Sales

Gloucester Township Residents, EACH door to door sales person(s), including home improvement companies, people inquiring about your energy bills, and/ or from clean energy solar panel companies, MUST have a Gloucester Township Identification Card issued to them before soliciting in our town. Ask them for their Gloucester Township Solicitor's ID Card through your doorbell camera , or if you happen to answer the door (which we don't recommend). If they don't have one, or claim "their supervisor has one", or make some other excuse, then please DO NOT conduct business with them. Call the Gloucester Township Police non emergency line... Read more →


Road Rage Leads to Street Fight with Weapons in Voorhees, Four Suspects Arrested

VOORHEES (MARCH 1, 2024)(CNBNews)--Thursday, February 29, 2024 at approximately 2:12 pm a Detective with the Gloucester Township Police Department was traveling on Blackwood Clementon Road by Emerson Drive when he observed a Voorhees Police Officer (K9) stopped in the roadway with his emergency vehicle lights activated giving orders to four (4) male subjects to get on the ground. As the Detective stopped to assist, the Voorhees Officer advised all four subjects were engaged in a physical confrontation in the middle of the roadway armed with image courtesy of Pngtree various weapons to include a handgun. Additional Officers from Gloucester Township... Read more →


Hit and Run Accident in Gloucester Township; Victim Taken to Cooper Hospital

On Monday, February 19. 2024, at approximately 3:00pm, officers were dispatched to Gloucester Township Community Park located at 400 Hickstown Road in the Erial section of the town for a report of a subject bleeding in a vehicle. Upon arrival, Gloucester Township Fire Department Station 85 was on location with Inspiria BLS and Medics administering care to the victim. Initial investigation revealed that an adult male either fell off the hood of a moving vehicle or was struck by the vehicle after a verbal altercation. The Male was transported to Cooper Hospital by Hackensack Meridian Health Medivac. The Gloucester Township... Read more →


GTPD Crime Stoppers Alert: Two Suspects Shoplifting at Target Store (Video)

Gloucester Township Police Crime Stoppers VIDEO- Two Suspects Shoplifting At Target Store 2-7-2024: https://youtu.be/oPbRkwrVjXU On Wednesday, February 7, 2024 at approximately 2:50 PM the two pictured suspects were captured on camera selecting $292 of assorted merchandise, placing it into a shopping cart, and proceeding past the point of sale without attempting to pay for it. The suspects were then observed entering the pictured Nissan Sentra and fleeing towards Berlin Cross Keys Road. If you can identify the suspect in the video and photos call the Gloucester Township Police Department at 856-228-4500, or call our GTPD Anonymous Crime Tip Line: 856-842-5560.... Read more →


Missing Endangered Adult Male Kristopher Robinson

RELATED: MISSING PERSON Gloucester Township Police Media Release-2-13-2024 On February 13th, 2024 Kristopher Robinson was reported missing from his residence in Oaklyn, New Jersey by a family member residing in Gloucester Township. He is a 28-year-old male and described as being 6'-00" tall and 160 pounds. He has brown eyes, black hair, and a full sleeve tattoo on his right arm and half sleeve on his left arm. He was last seen wearing black jeans and green Eagles jacket. He may be in the Oaklyn area or possibly Camden City. If anyone has additional information or knowledge of Kristopher Robinson's... Read more →


Suspect Steals Women’s Clothes Worth $403 from Gloucester Twp. Target Store

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (February 14, 2024)(CNBNews)--The pictured suspect was captured on camera entering the Gloucester Township Target Store, selecting $403 of women’s clothing and merchandise, placing them into Target bags, then passing the point of sale without attempting to purchase the items. The same suspect was observed by employees a second time since this incident and possibly stole more items. It is believed the suspect arrived at the store utilizing a ride-share company. If you can identify the suspect in the video and photos call the Gloucester Township Police Department at 856-228-4500, or call our GTPD Anonymous Crime Tip Line:... Read more →


*GFWC Woman's Club of Runnemede To Host Environmental Seminar Series...

...with Pinelands Preservation Alliance's Education Director, Allison Hartman The GFWC Woman's Club of Runnemede, in collaboration with the Runnemede, Somerdale, and Barrington Green Teams, is thrilled to announce a series of four environmental seminars scheduled for the upcoming months. These informative sessions aim to raise awareness and foster a deeper understanding of the local environment among community members, with a special invitation extended to 7th-grade students from area schools. The seminars will be held on February 20, 2024, March 19, 2024, April 10, 2024, and May 1, 2024, at St. Maria Goretti Hall, 321 Orchard Ave, Runnemede, NJ 08078, beginning... Read more →


Update: Driver Who Struck Child Charged with Assault by Auto

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (January 18, 2024)(CNBNews)--On 1/18/2024 at approximately 06:38 hours, Gloucester Township Police were dispatched to the area of Hickstown Road and Heatherwood Drive for a report of a student struck by a vehicle while crossing to their school bus. The student was transported to Cooper Hospital with serious injuries. Concluding a collaborative investigation by Gloucester Township Police SCIT (Serious Crash Investigation Team), Gloucester Township CIU (Criminal Investigation Unit), and Camden County Prosecutors Office, it was found that the driver failed to stop for a school bus that had its flashing red warning lights and stop sign activated. Several... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD Needs Your Help

Gloucester Township Police Crime Stoppers VIDEO- Suspect Shoplifting Clothing From Target Store: https://youtu.be/XmF-gjShCv4 On November 25, 2023 the pictured suspect enters the Gloucester Township Target Store on Berlin Cross Keys Road, selects multiple pieces of clothing and places them into a shopping cart. The suspect the proceeds to the self checkout where he fails to scan and pay for $250 worth of merchandise. The suspect exits the store and is seen operating a Chrysler Pacifica van. If you can identify the suspect in the video and photos call the Gloucester Township Police Department at 856-228-4500, or call our GTPD Anonymous... Read more →


GTPD Safety Tips:

Flash Flooding On Roadways-TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN!

Gloucester Township Police Community Safety Tip: A flash flood is a rapid flooding of low-lying areas and roadways. In the past, we have seen many areas in Gloucester Township where the water rose quickly, making the road(s) impassible and dangerous, like pictured recently on Hider Lane and on Somerdale Road in 2011. Other areas like Church Street, Good Intent Road, Chews Landing by Lower Landing Roads, New Brooklyn Road, and other low-lying roads are all prone to dangerous flooding. Be extra cautious and remember: Water on the roadways may be deeper than it looks. Don’t risk driving through a flooded... Read more →


Kimberly Peters, (nee Reckard) age 63 of Gloucester Twp., and Gloucester City

Kimberly L. Peters (nee Reckard), age 63, passed away unexpectedly at home on Thursday, January 4, 2024. Kim was born in Camden and had been a Gloucester neighbor for many years before making her home in Gloucester Twp. Kim loved music, especially Alice in Chains. She worked as a butcher at Edlen Prime Meats in Chews Landing and will be fondly remembered as goofy, funny, and enjoyable to be with. Kim is the daughter of the late Carolyn (née Rueter) Reckard and is survived by her sons, Jesse Peters (Monica Yerka) and John Smith (Megan Regan). She is the proud... Read more →


Conclusion of Gloucester Township Police's 100th Anniversary

Message from Chief David Harkins We are concluding our celebration of 100 years of service (1923-2023) to the community of Gloucester Township. The Gloucester Township Police Department was officially established in 1923. No one at that time could have imagined the technology and development of modern policing. We are proud that the honor, history, and traditions of the Gloucester Township Police Department have been well established. All who currently serve know what is expected of us. We officially will remove our commemorative 100 anniversary badges today, but we carry the legacy of service forward into the next 100 years. This... Read more →


Missing Endangered Juvenile Female- Nicolette Marchetti

REBROADCAST/ Updated Photo: Gloucester Township Police On December 14th, 2023, Nicolette Marchetti was reported missing from the Sicklerville section of Gloucester Township. Nicolette Marchetti is a 16-year-old female approximately 4’9″ tall weighing 100 lbs. She has brown eyes and black hair. She was last seen wearing a black shirt, red/black checkered pants, and carrying a black/gold purse. She is possibly in the West Deptford/National Park area. If anyone has additional information or knowledge of Nicolette Marchetti’s location, please call 9-1-1, the Gloucester Township Police Department at 856-228-4500 or call the GTPD Anonymous Crime Tip Line: 856-842-5560. To send an Anonymous... Read more →


MISSING OMAR SAIFO, of Gloucester Twp.

On December 24, 2023, Omar Saifo was reported missing from the Lakeland section of Gloucester Township. Omar Saifo is a 23-year-old male, approximately 5’11” tall and weighing 180 pounds. He has brown eyes, black hair, a beard and a cut on his right hand. He was last seen wearing black pants, a light blue tshirt with a black logo and black sneakers . He is believed to be in the area of Oaklyn. If anyone has additional information or knowledge of Omar Saifo’s location, please call 9-1-1, the Gloucester Township Police Department at 856-228-4500 or call the GTPD Anonymous Crime... Read more →


GTPD RespondS to Large Fight at Highland HS

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (December 23, 2023)(CNBNews)--On Friday December 22, 2023 at approximately 11:48AM the Gloucester Township Police Department responded to Highland High School to assist the School Resource Officer with a large fight. A large number of police officers arrived to find three separate fights in the hallways just prior to dismissal for winter break. The Gloucester Township Police Officers were able to take control of the scene that had over 100 students in the area. One student suffered minor injuries during the fight. At this time all students have been dismissed safely. The incident is currently under investigation by... Read more →


Last Chance to Register for Gloucester Township Police Academy

LAST CHANCE TO SIGN UP! The Gloucester Township Police Department is accepting applications now, and the classes will begin on January 18, 2024. Download the application here!: https://gtpolice.com/wp- CNBNews Graphic file content/uploads/2023/09/CPA-Application-2024.pdf Completed applications are to be emailed to [email protected] . Would you like to learn more about the Gloucester Township Police Department? The Gloucester Township Police Department in a continuing effort to foster an even better police community partnership would like to invite any Gloucester Township resident 16 years of age or older to attend the Citizens Police Academy. The Gloucester Township Police Department Citizens Police Academy is a... Read more →


Gloucester Township Package Thief Arrested; Struck Officer with Vehicle

Date of Incidents: December 1, December 2 and December 8th, 2023. Incident Locations: Jamie Court, Clementon, NJ 08021, Winding Way, Clementon, NJ 08021, Daffodil Drive, Jarvis Road, and Parsons Court, Sicklerville, NJ 08081 Case Numbers: #2023-58195, #2023-58225, #2023-58303, #2023-59445 On December 1st and twice on December 2nd, multiple packages were stolen from the front porches of several residences in Gloucester Township. Officers responded and observed surveillance video, which revealed a white Dodge Journey approach several houses, where packages had been delivered. The female occupant of the vehicle took the packages and left the area. When confronted by one resident, she... Read more →


Michael Site Missing Since October 17, 2023

Gloucester Township Police Missing Adult Male: Michael Sites On October 17th, 2023, Michael Sites was reported missing from the Laurel Springs section of Gloucester Township. He is a 27-year-old male and described as being 6'-00" tall and 130 pounds. He has brown eyes, brown hair, and tattoos of a Wolf and Skull on his chest. He also has a curse word tattooed on his upper back. Last clothing description he was wearing gray pajama pants, short sleeve shirt (unknown color) and a carrying a black/green backpack. His destination is unknown, however he is possibly in the area of the Kensington... Read more →


Missing Since December 5th, Luis A. Diaz

Missing Endangered Elderly Male Out of Gloucester Township – Luis A. Diaz On December 5th, 2023, 69 year old, Luis A. Diaz was reported missing from Gloucester Township. Luis was last seen on Tuesday December 5th at approximately 2PM leaving his residence. Luis is 6’01 and weighs approximately 175 pounds with brown eyes and gray hair. He was last seen wearing a tan jacket, blue jeans and blue sneakers with white soles. He will be walking hunched over. Luis suffers from medical conditions. If anyone has additional information or knowledge of Luis Diaz’ whereabouts, please call 9-1-1, the Gloucester Township... Read more →


Porch Pirate Caught on Camera in Gloucester Twp.

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ--On December 5, 2023, the pictured male suspect wearing a two-tone blue Amazon Jacket removes a package from the victim’s front porch in the Valleybrook Development in Gloucester Township. The suspect then returns to his blue sedan parked across the street. The package contained $1,229 of Apple Watches, and the serial numbers have been listed as “stolen” on the National Crime Information Center database. If you can identify the suspect in the video and photos call the Gloucester Township Police Department at 856-228-4500, or call our GTPD Anonymous Crime Tip Line: 856-842-5560. To send an Anonymous Tip via... Read more →


New Additions to Gloucester Township Community Relations Bureau

Meet our newest additions to the Gloucester Township Police Community Relations Bureau- Lt. Paul Fisher and Cpl. John McHugh! (center and right) There have been several changes within our police department in 2023 following retirements, promotions, and transfers which brought Ptl. Charles Ohrenich(left) to the Community Relations Bureau in January, 2023, and now brings us Lt. Fisher and Cpl. McHugh in November, 2023! - Ptl. Charles Ohrenich is a life long Gloucester Township resident who began serving his community by volunteered at Gloucester Township Fire District 6. He worked as a SLEO II at Cape May Police Department, worked as... Read more →


Gloucester Township Police Investigating a Motor Vehicle Crash with Injuries

Posted on December 3, 2023 On Sunday, December 3, 2023, at approximately 1:35 pm, the Gloucester Township Police Department responded to the area of Sicklerville Road at Dickenson Drive for a motor vehicle crash with injuries. Arriving officers found that a 2009 Toyota Yaris had driven off the roadway and crashed into a utility pole. The vehicle was occupied by the driver and there were no passengers in the vehicle. Police, Fire, and Medical personnel provided aid to the driver. The driver was transported to a local hospital for bodily injury. Sicklerville Road remained open as officers from the Gloucester... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD Seeking Help Identifying Three Male Shoplifters at Nike Outlet

Gloucester Township Police Crime Stoppers VIDEO- Three Suspects Shoplifting in Nike Outlet:https://youtu.be/eterpZyP5BA GLOUCESTER OUTLETS (December 5, 2023)(CNBNews)--On November 16, 2023, at 3:42 PM, the three pictured suspects entered the Nike Outlet. Two of the suspects are captured on camera, selecting $635 of merchandise, concealing them into large bags, and exiting the store without purchasing the items. The third suspect works as a “lookout” toward the front of the store. According to Nike Loss Prevention, these same individuals are suspects in other area shoplifting incidents. If you can identify the suspects in the video and photos, call the Gloucester Township Police... Read more →


Sicklerville Home Catches Fire, Family Displaced

SICKLERVILLE, NJ (December 5, 2023)(CNBNews)--On 11/28/2023 at 14:18 hours, police, fire, and EMS were dispatched to the units block of Brookshire Road in the Sicklerville section of Gloucester Township for the report of smoke from the rear of an occupied row of homes. First arriving officers reported smoke and flames through the roof of the building. Gloucester Township Fire Departments (Glendora, Chews Landing, Blenheim, Blackwood, Erial, and Lambs Terrace) along with resources from Pine Hill, Winslow Township, and Laurel Springs arrived and quickly gained control of the blaze. As a result, only two residences were damaged displacing two families who... Read more →


Woman Allegedly Stealing Packages from House of Worship in Sicklerville Arrested

SICKLERVILLE NJ (December 5, 2023)--On November 9, 2023 at approximately 10:27 a.m. multiple packages were stolen from a Church property in the Sicklerville section of Gloucester Township. Gloucester Township Police responded and observed surveillance video which revealed a Gold Buick Century entered the Church parking lot and approached recently delivered packages containing religious memorabilia for the Church, valued at $2,600. The female occupant of the vehicle took the packages and left the area. Through investigation, she was positively identified, charged, processed and remanded to Camden County Jail without issue. The accused, Sandra Ogburn, was charged with Theft of Movable Property... Read more →


Gloucester Twp. Police Chief David J. Harkins Thanksgiving Message

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (CNBNews)-As we head into the 2023 Holiday Season, the Gloucester Township Police Department again have a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. We are thankful that we live in a country that has freedom of expression and relative safety in our day-to-day lives. When we see war and violence taking place across the globe, we are thankful for our community and our American way of life. As you enjoy Gloucester Township during this holiday season, you will see our officers on duty. We will be working hard to keep our community safe. We will be conducting... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD Urges Public To Be Wary of Tech Support Claims

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ--The Gloucester Township Police Department wants to help you and keep you safe from “Elder Fraud” and “Tech Support Scams” that target the elderly, grandparents, or other older loved ones, from becoming a victim of a scam. The elderly lose billions a year to scammers, and you may be at a loss on how to protect them. In many scams, your parents or older loved ones may be targeted more often than other age groups and fall victim more often, too. And once burned, they may be hit up again as easy marks. All this is made easier... Read more →


3- Day Man Hunt for Army Vet Gregory C. Yetman Ends, Surrendered to Monroe Police

MONROE TOWNSHIP, NJ (November 10, 2023)(CNBNews)--Gregory C. Yetman, who was wanted for allegedly participating in the January 6 disturbance at the Capitol building, surrendered today at the Monroe Township Police Department. FBI had offered a $10,000 reward for his capture. The FBI had been searching for Yetman for three days, for allegedly assaulting, resisting, and impeding certain officers, obstructing law enforcement during civil disorder, entering a restricted building, engaging in physical violence in a restricted building, and committing physical violence on the Capitol grounds. According to NJ.com, Ryan Yetman was serving in the National Guard at the time of the... Read more →


WINSLOW TOWNSHIP FALL LEAF COLLECTION

The 2023 Fall Leaf collection is listed below. Leaves MUST be out on the first day of your scheduled week pick up to guarantee collection. We are able to service each street once during the scheduled week. Leaves must be free of branches, twigs, trash, and acorns as they will clog the machine and we will not be able to collect them. Do not park vehicles on top of or close to the leaf piles on your street as this will prevent our vehicles and crew from collecting them. The dates listed are the only dates for collection. WARD 1... Read more →


Coming To The Gloucester Premium Outlets This November!

Three Upcoming GTPD Community Events A THIRD Gloucester Township Police Community Event at the Gloucester Premium Outlets has been added to the month of November: GTPD Cookie With A Cop! Mark your calendars for all three events, all taking place in the center courtyard of the Gloucester Premium Outlets!: Wednesday, November 1st- Starbucks is hosting our GTPD Coffee With A Cop from 11 AM to 1 PM! Stop by while shopping and enjoy a free cup of coffee and a chat with a Police Officer! Wednesday, November 15th- Home Slice Mobile Pizza Oven is hosting our GTPD Pizza With The... Read more →


Gloucester Township Police 100th Anniversary Celebration Nearing the End

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (November 3, 2023)(CNBNews)--Gloucester Township Police sends a special THANK YOU to all of those who donated or shared copies of historical GTPD newspaper articles, items, and photos with them over the past several months. It really allowed us to build up the history of GTPD’s Police Officers, Special Officers, Dispatchers, buildings, vehicles, and numerous major events from the past 100 years so that we may pass this history on to future generations! If you have a historical item associated to Gloucester Township Police that you’re willing to donate or have photographed for our archives, please contact our... Read more →


Gloucester Township Police Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive Underway

THE GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPARTMENT is accepting canned food and non-perishable items between now and November 16th for their 2023 Thanksgiving Food Drive! The box is located at our GTPD Headquarters Watch Desk located at 1261 Chews Landing Road, Gloucester Township, NJ 08021. This time of year is often a burdensome time for some families. There are many parents that work nights and weekends to keep food on the table, but still struggle to make ends meet. Hunger knows no boundaries, it touches every community, including our own. When people think of those that face hunger they image a homeless... Read more →


Three Upcoming GTPD Community Events

Coming To The Gloucester Premium Outlets This November! A THIRD Gloucester Township Police Community Event at the Gloucester Premium Outlets has been added to the month of November: GTPD Cookie With A Cop! Mark your calendars for all three events, all taking place in the center courtyard of the Gloucester Premium Outlets!: Wednesday, November 1st- Starbucks is hosting our GTPD Coffee With A Cop from 11 AM to 1 PM! Stop by while shopping and enjoy a free cup of coffee and a chat with a Police Officer! Wednesday, November 15th- Home Slice Mobile Pizza Oven is hosting our GTPD... Read more →


Some of the Best Breakfast Restaurants in SJ

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (October 30, 2023)(CNBNews)--Station 97.3 ESPN recently listed the 25 restaurants in South Jersey that offer the most delicious breakfasts. Several are in our area and definitely worth the time and trip. Here are the restaurants close to us. Lamp Post on Little Gloucester Rd in Clementon. Sharky's on Somerdale Rd in Blackwood. Blair Mountain Biscuit on the Black Horse Pike in Blackwood. Chubby Chick's Cafe on Little Gloucester Rd in Blackwood. Meadows Dinner on the Black Horse Pike in Blackwood. The Eagle Diner on Blackwood-Clementon Rd in Pine Hill. Phily Diner on the... Read more →


Two Vehicles Collide Head-On at Berlin Cross Keys Road Intersection, Occupants Injured

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (On Wednesday, October 25, 2023 at 3:02 pm, Gloucester Township Police were dispatched to the intersection of Berlin Cross Keys Road at Johnson Road for a report of a head on motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles where one of the vehicles was beginning to smoke. Arriving GTPD Officers and Firefighters from Lambs Terrace safely removed all occupants of the vehicles as one of the vehicles became fully involved in fire which was quickly put out. Inspira BLS and Virtua ALS units treated the drivers and occupants of both vehicles. An adult and two juveniles were taken... Read more →


MISSING LEO SMITH OF GLOUCESTER TWP.

On October 21st, 2023, 57-year-old Leo R. Smith II was reported missing from Gloucester Township. Leo was last seen on Thursday October 19th, 2023 at approximately 2130 hours. Leo was last reported to be in the area of Glendora (Gloucester Township). Leo is a white male, 5’09 height and approximately 165 pounds with blue eyes and gray hair. He was last seen wearing black pants and a black shirt. He often wears glasses. If anyone has additional information or knowledge of Leo’s whereabouts, please call 9-1-1, the Gloucester Township Police Department at 856-228-4500 or the GTPD Anonymous Crime Tip Line... Read more →


Drug Raid at Millbridge Apartments Results in Arrests

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (October 15, 2023)(CNBNews) On October 12, 2023, at 1000 hours, the Gloucester Township Police Department executed a Narcotics Search Warrant for illegal narcotics at a residence in the Millbridge Apartments. This was the result of a lengthy investigation completed by the Gloucester Township Police Department with the assistance of the Clayton Police Department, which resulted in the recovery of significant quantities of Heroin/Fentanyl, Crystal Methamphetamine, Marijuana, Drug Paraphernalia and CDS Manufacturing Equipment. The arrests of these two individuals were part of our Community Policing initiatives to eliminate this type of nuisance criminal activity from the neighborhoods of... Read more →


Suspects Arrested for Impersonating Cops, and Other Offenses

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ (October 15, 2023)(CNBNews)Two men have been arrested and charged for impersonating law enforcement officers during multiple robberies and other incidents following a multijurisdictional investigation, announced Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay, Gloucester Township Police Chief David Harkins, Lindenwold Police Chief Michael McCarthy, Jr., Winslow Township Police Chief Donald Lemons, Deptford Township Police Chief Joseph J. Smith, and Washington Township Police Chief Patrick Gurcsik. Shanndoah Gray, 48, of Lindenwold, and Michael Ficara, 39, of Mount Royal, were charged with multiple counts of second-degree Robbery and other offenses for incidents across Gloucester Township, Lindenwold, Winslow, Deptford Township, and Washington... Read more →


GTPD Missing Person Alert: Claraibel Rodriguez of Blackwood

On October 4th, 2023 Claraibel Rodriguez was reported missing from the Blackwood section of Gloucester Township. She was last seen on October 1st, 2023. She is a 45-year-old Hispanic female described as being 4'-11" tall and 100 pounds. She has hazel eyes and black hair. No clothing description. Ms. Rodriguez may be in the area of Camden City, NJ. If anyone has additional information or knowledge of Claraibel Rodriguez's location, please call 9-1-1, the Gloucester Township Police Department at 856-228-4500 or call the GTPD Anonymous Crime Tip Line: 856-842-5560. To send an Anonymous Tip Via text message to Gloucester Township... Read more →


JOB FAIR !!!

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP SENIOR CENTER

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (October 9, 2023)(CNBNews)--Mark your calendars! The job fair hosted by Volunteers of America Delaware Valley is taking place at Gloucester Township Senior Center, located at 1261 Chews Landing Rd, on October 19th and 23rd, from 1 PM to 5 PM. Don't miss out on this opportunity! For more information, click here!: https://www.voadv.org/careers Atlantic City, NJ Division IMPACT Specialists Safe Return Program Coordinator AC Navigational/Safe Return Safe Return Barnegat, NJ Division IMPACT_Specialist Safe Return Bridgeton, NJ Division Employment Co-ordinator - Safe Return Safe Return IMPACT Specialist Safe Return Program Coordinator AC Navigational/Safe Return Safe Return Burlington, NJ Division... Read more →


Operator of Stolen Vehicle Refused to Cooperate with Gloucester Township PD and Resists Arrest

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ (October 6, 2023)--On October 3, 2023 at approximately 12:43 a.m. Gloucester Township Police were conducting proactive patrol operations in the area of the Cherrywood Homes development. While in the area officers observed a silver Nissan that was reported stolen from a neighboring town. A motor vehicle stop was conducted on Blackwood Clementon Road where the driver, later identified as Linda Johnson, refused to follow officers’ directions, rolled up the windows, and would not exit the stolen vehicle. Officers talked to the driver for over 45 minutes in an effort to de-escalate the situation and have her surrender... Read more →