On behalf of the members of the Medford Township Police Department, I would like to welcome you to our newly designed website. We have updated our site in an effort to make current information readily available to the community.
The men and women of the Medford Township Police Department are dedicated and well trained law enforcement professionals who stand ready to provide you with the best law enforcement services possible. We endeavor to work with you in building strong, sustainable relationships to make Medford a desirable place to live, work and visit. The Medford Township Police Department is dedicated to providing quality policing and committed to enhancing your quality of life.
It is our great honor to serve you and I look forward to hearing suggestions on how we can better improve our service to the community.
Police Dispatch: 609-267-8300
Police Administration Building: 609-654-7511
Confidential Tip Line: 609-714-0302
Police Records: 609-654-5833
Police Records Fax: 609-953-3844
Criminal Investigative Bureau: 609-654-7375
NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
The Medford Township Police Department would like to remind all community members to remember to wear their seat belts when operating a motor vehicle. The Medford Township Police Department is proud to participate in the Click or Ticket Mobilization to help increase awareness to this important safety issue. Seat belt use saves thousands of lives across America each year. In 2011 alone, seat belts saved an estimated 11,949 lives nationwide. The Medford Police Department will increase enforcement of seat belt laws to help bring awareness to this important issue from Monday May 20th to June 2nd. Please remember to drive safely and always wear your seat belt!
On May 25, 2013, the WIA-KIA 5K run will take place. Main Street will be closed between State Highway 70 and Mill Street from 8:00 am until approximately 10:00 am. Expect traffic delays in the area. Please seek an alternate route.
Medford Township's annual Memorial Day Parade will take place on May 27, 2013 on Main Street. As a result, Main Street will be closed between State Highway 70 and Himmelein Rd from 10:00 am until 1:00 pm. Please seek an alternate route.
The Medford Township Art, Music and Wine Festival will take place along Main Street on June 2, 2013. Due to the event, Main Street will be closed between Branch Street and Mill Street from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm. Please seek an alternate route.
In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation designating May 15 at Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which it falls as Police Week. In 2013, the week of May 13- May 19 is National Police Week. In 2012, 120 Police Officers lost their lives in the the line of duty and to date, in 2013, 41 officers have died in the line of duty. During this week, please remember the thousands of officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice in their protection of their communities. In honor of Police Week, blue ribbons will be available at Police Headquarters, located at 91 Union Street. The ribbons can be displayed on your vehicle in honor and support of all law enforcement officers. NEVER FORGET!
On May 10, 2013, several members of the Medford Township Police Department were honored by the Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge #56. Sgt. Bob Zane, Cpl. Jeff Pultrone, Dcpl. Jason Deroian, Officer George Jackson, Officer William Webb, and Det. William Knecht received awards for outstanding police work. The officers were recognized, along with officer from other area police departments, during a ceremony in Berlin, N.J.
5/9/13- Members of the Medford Township Police Department are taking part in the Police Unity Tour. Cpl. Jason Deroian and Officer Justin Chase will be riding their bicycles to Washington D.C. this weekend. They are riding to raise money to donate to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. They are being supported by Lt. (Ret) Thomas Switick and Officer Bill Webb. The Officers left for their four day journey this morning and will be arriving on Sunday to kick off National Police Week.
5/6/13- Officer Joe Canuso and his K-9 partner Nomus competed in the PD1 competition this past weekend. Officer Canuso and Nomus were very successful in the competition. They finished second in obedience and tied for first overall with a total score of 651.33 out of a possible 700 points. Congratulations Joe and Nomus.
5/1/13- The Medford Township Police Department is currently accepting resumes for the position of part-time SLEO II Officers. Those interested must have a valid SLEO II certification from the Police Training Commission. Please submit resumes to Chief Richard Meder, 91 Union Street Medford, N.J. 08055