Thank you for your interest in the Ship Bottom Police Department. Please print, complete and drop off your completed application in person along with the necessary documents to the Ship Bottom Police Department located at 1621 Long Beach Boulevard Ship Bottom, New Jersey 08008. If necessary, applications may be mailed in.
The mission of the Ship Bottom Police Department is to proudly serve the community by protecting the life and property of its citizens, enforcing the laws of the State of New Jersey, and working in partnership with the community to enhance the quality of life and nurture public trust. Our mission statement is based upon the following values:
Integrity: We hold ourselves to the highest standards of performance and ethics. We shall hold ourselves accountable for our actions both on and off duty, and take pride in delivering the highest professional level of service to all.
Fairness: We treat all citizens impartially, justly, and unbiased, through empathy and compassion.
Respect: We treat all citizens in a dignified, honorable, and courteous manner. Our conduct displays an understanding of ethnic and cultural diversity, both in our professional and personal endeavors.
Ethics: We will strive to continuously to develop trust from the citizens of the Borough Ship Bottom and all visitors through moral, unbiased, and ethical decision making.
Compassion: We recognize and understand that the community turns to us in times of need, injury, or as victims of crimes, and need to be treated with kindness, sincerity, and with genuine concern for their well-being.
Police Department Personnel Administrative Office Phone Number and Extensions Non-Emergency Number (609) 494-1518
Chief Jon Potter
Administration/Officer in Charge
Sgt. Michael Nash
Sgt. Ed Williams
Internal Affairs Officer
Sgt. Brian Tretola
OEM, PT/Academy Instructor/FTO/ Internal Affairs
Sgt. Kyle Jones
Ptl. Ronald Holloway
Traffic Safety/L.E.A.D./OEM/JTTF Coordinator
Sgt. Chris Biester
Det. Anthony Lazlo
Law Enforcement/Property & Evidence Manager
Ptl. Sean Frank
Defensive Tactics Instructor
Ptl. Alessio Rea
Ptl. Matthew Chester
Law Enforcement/L.E.A.D. Instructor
Application Employment of Police Officers for Private Duty – EFFECTIVE 1/1/2022, INCREASED TO $105 Note: 48 hours’ notice is required for any work.