Sheriff’s Office


Masks are required for all Sheriff’s Sales

The Camden County Sheriff’s Office will resume sheriff’s sales starting on June 16, 2021 at 12:00 PM for all vacant, abandoned or commercial properties ONLY.

The Sheriff’s Sale will now take place at a new location:

Camden County College, Blackwood
200 College Drive
Blackwood, NJ 08012

Connector Building: Civic Hall (105)

Parking Lots: 
Lots 3 and 4 
Please park in the white lined spots only.

Please feel free to contact the Foreclosure Unit to speak directly to our staff regarding updates, questions and/or concerns,

Foreclosure Unit phone numbers are:


Updates from the Sheriff’s Office


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)


All uniformed officers are equipped with BWCs (Body Worn Cameras)

Body Worn Camera Policy


(856) 225-5470

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


Gilbert L. "Whip" Wilson


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


Thomas J. Macauley

Chief Sheriff's Officer

John L. Fetzer

Chief Warrant Officer