Ship Bottom Police Department


The Ship Bottom Police Department recognizes the need to maintain a strict code of ethics. These values that guide this organization provide the basis for our decisions.

INTEGRITY – We have pride in what we do and are guided by honesty and moral courage.

FAIRNESS – We are fair. We treat the community with respect in a consistent manner. We are firm in the enforcement and the upholding of the laws by treating all with respect.

CARING – We care. We listen with respect and act with compassion.

TEAMWORK – We work in a partnership with the community to gain a mutual respect of one another. Together we will provide an efficient and effective quality service through cooperation, problem solving and personal accountability.
Paul F. Sharkey
Chief of Police

Police Department Personnel
Administrative Office Phone Number and Extensions
Non-Emergency Number (609494-1518

Personnel Ext Specializations
Chief Paul F. Sharkey
113 Administration
Sgt. Michael Nash 110 Investigations, Drug Enforcement, DRE
Officer James Gesicki 170 Domestic Violence, Traffic
Sgt. Edward Williams 171 PBA
Officer Ronald Holloway 172 Traffic Safety, DARE, OEM
Officer Brian Tretola 174 OEM, PT/Academy Instructor
Officer Jon Potter 173 Drug Recognition Expert
Officer Kyle Jones 175 SWAT
Officer Tom Marks 176 Law Enforcement
Officer Chris Biester 177 Law Enforcement
Officer Anthony Lazlo 178 Law Enforcement
Application for Police Service
Thank you for your interest in the Ship Bottom Police Department. Please print, complete and mail your completed application along with the necessary documents to; Ship Bottom Police Department 1621 Long Beach Boulevard Ship Bottom, New Jersey 08008
Application Employment of Police Officers for Private Duty
Note: 48 hours’ notice is required for any work.

Internal Affairs Reporting