Sheriff’s Office

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The mission of the Camden County Office of the Sheriff is to provide a variety of law enforcement service and support using state of the art technology in a prompt, efficient and courteous manner to the residents, visitors and various agencies and departments throughout the County of Camden, the State of New Jersey and the United States. The staff of 194 includes the Sheriff, 1 Undersheriff, 131 Sheriff’s Officers, 5 Sheriff’s Investigators, 20 Sergeants, 5 Lieutenants and 2 Captains.  There are 29 civilian staff.

The primary functions performed by the Sheriff’s Office are mandated by statute. They include responsibilities in both civil and criminal areas of the law including:

  • Court Security Bureau
  • Investigations Bureau
  • Bureau of Criminal Identification
  • Civil Process Bureau
  • Transportation Bureau

Ancillary services also provided by this Office include:

  • Probation/Child Support Units
  • Technical Service Unit (Bomb Squad)
  • Canine (K-9) Unit (drug and bomb sniffing dogs)/Patrol Division
  • Camden County Emergency Response Team (S.E.R.T)
Administrative Division

  • Civil Process Unit – Oversees the service of summonses and complaints, writs of execution, execution of judgments, and foreclosure sales of real property.
  • Foreclosure Sales Information (Bulletin)
  • Sheriff Sales Listing
  • Sheriff’s Fees
  • Sheriff’s Mileage Fee List
InvestigationsIncludes the Special Investigations Bureau which is responsible for the apprehension of all county fugitives and the Missing Persons Unit.

  • Bureau of Criminal Identification – Maintains photographs, fingerprints and criminal histories of all persons arrested for an indictable offense in the county.
  • Special Investigations Bureau
  • Missing Persons Bureau
Uniformed Division

  • Court Security Bureau – Provides security for the Hall of Justice Complex which includes 29 courtrooms.
  • Canine (K-9) Unit (drug and bomb sniffing dogs)/Patrol Division
  • Transportation Bureau – Responsible for transporting adult and juveniles remands.
  • Special Services
Specialized Units

  • Technical Services/Bomb Unit
  • Camden County Emergency Response Team (S.E.R.T)

 

(856) 225-5470

 To contact the Office of the Sheriff (for non-emergency issues), call (856) 225-5470 or email sheriff@sheriffcc.com. For emergencies, call 911.

Contacts:  

Gilbert L. "Whip" Wilson

Sheriff

  • Room 100, 520 Market Street, Camden, New Jersey 08102
  • (856) 225-5470
  • (856) 225-5578
  • sheriff@sheriffcc.com
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Robert A. Turner

Undersheriff

Thomas J. Macauley

Chief Sheriff's Officer