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24-Hr Non-Emergency: 856-769-3508
Main Office: 856-935-7510 x8333
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Message from the Prosecutor

Kristin J. TelseyWelcome to the Salem County Prosecutor’s Office.  Please browse our site for useful information on safety, law enforcement, victim assistance and related community events and resources throughout Salem County.  Serving each of the 15 municipalities in Salem County, our office remains committed to fairness, justice and the highest levels of professionalism and integrity in the enforcement and administration of our criminal laws.  We regularly partner with local, regional, state and national community resources and law enforcement to ensure the most advanced and comprehensive investigative and prosecution techniques available.  Each of us at the Salem County Prosecutor’s Office is honored to have this opportunity to partner with and serve our community.

–  Kristin J. Telsey, Acting Salem County Prosecutor

Mission Statement

As the constitutionally established, chief law enforcement officer of the county, the Salem County Prosecutor provides leadership and supervision over the chiefs of police and municipal prosecutors with a view to ensure effective, efficient and uniform enforcement of the criminal laws and administration of criminal justice throughout the county.

We’re committed to improving the relations between law enforcement and the public, protecting the rights of victims and ultimately improving the public safety in Salem County to make it better place to live, work and raise a family.

Executive Staff

Kristin J. Telsey – Acting Salem County Prosecutor
First Assistant – William Brennan
Office Manager – Ginny Fitton
Chief of County Detectives – Elliot Hernandez

The Jurisdictions of Salem County

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Get to Know Your Local Police Department

Map showing Salem County municipalities
Oldmans Township Pilesgrove Township Woodstown Mannington Alloway Quinton Salem City Pennsville Lower Alloways Creek Elsinboro Carneys Point Penns Grove Elmer Pittsgrove Upper Pittsgrove

Oldmans Township

NJ State Police
Woodstown Station
856-769-0775
https://www.njsp.org

Pilesgrove Township

NJ State Police
Woodstown Station
856-769-0775
https://www.njsp.org

Woodstown

Woodstown Police Dept.
Chief Ryan DeFalco
PO Box 286, 25 West Ave.
Woodstown, NJ 08098

Business: 856-769-1330
Dispatch: 856-769-2121
https://woodstownpd.com

Mannington

NJ State Police
Woodstown Station
856-769-0775
https://www.njsp.org

Alloway

NJ State Police
Woodstown Station
856-769-0775
https://www.njsp.org

Quinton

NJ State Police
Woodstown Station
856-769-0775
https://www.njsp.org

Salem City

Salem Police Department
Chief John A. Pelura III
129 West Broadway, Salem NJ

In ANY emergency, dial 911
Non-emergency: 856-935-0057
Records: 856-935 -2088
https://cityofsalemnj.gov/police-fire-ems

Pennsville

Pennsville Police Department
Chief Vincent Green
90 North Broadway
Pennsville, NJ

In case of Emergency: 911
Main: 856-678-3089
Non-emergency: 856-678-7777
https://www.pennsville.org/services/police-department

Lower Alloways Creek

Lower Alloways Creek Police Department
Chief Richard Venable, Jr.
501 Locust Island Road
Hancocks Bridge, NJ 08038

In case of Emergency: 911
Main: 856-935-7301
After Hours: (856)935-7300
https://www.lowerallowayscreek-nj.gov/police-department

Elsinboro

Lower Alloways Creek Police Department
Chief Richard Venable, Jr.
501 Locust Island Road
Hancocks Bridge, NJ 08038

In case of Emergency: 911
Main: 856-935-7301
After Hours: (856)935-7300
https://www.lowerallowayscreek-nj.gov/police-department

Carneys Point

Carneys Point Police Dept
Chief Dale VanNamee
303 Harding Highway
Carneys Point, NJ

In case of Emergency: 911
Non Emergency: 856-299-1034
Dispatcher: 856-299-1212
http://carneyspointtwp.org/cpnj/Departments/Police

Penns Grove

Penns Grove Police Dept
Officer in Charge (OIC)
Corporal Robert Frett
1 State Street
Penns Grove, NJ 08069

In case of Emergency: 911
Main: 856-299-0055
Non-emergency: 856-299-0056
https://pennsgrovepd.org

Elmer

Elmer Police Department
Chief Patrick Bryan
Elmer Borough Hall
2nd Floor
120 S. Main Street
Elmer NJ

In case of Emergency: 911
Main: 856-358-3355
Administration: 856-358-0353
http://elmerboroughnj.com/Police.html

Pittsgrove

NJ State Police
Bridgeton Station
856-451-0100
https://www.njsp.org

Upper Pittsgrove

NJ State Police
Woodstown Station
856-769-0775
https://www.njsp.org

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Criminal Justice Reform: A Virtual Conference

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021 10 A.M.–11:30 A.M. This conference will feature presentations examining how reforms have been implemented, the current state of our criminal justice system, and the challenges to come.

Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment

Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment

The SC Prosecutor’s Office is scheduled for an assessment as part of receiving accreditation by verifying it meets recognized professional best practices. The public is invited and encouraged to provide feedback.

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