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Message from the Prosecutor

johnWelcome to the Office of the Salem County Prosecutor Website. Here you will find useful information to help keep you and your family informed, alert and safe. Take a few moments to browse through our site full of useful information. Be sure to check back often for updated information, such as current national and local news, law enforcement updates and much much more.

— John T. Lenahan, 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 also 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

John T. Lenahan – 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 Gerald A. Krivda
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
Chief Patrick Riley
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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Important Notice

Due to the current COVID-19 Coronavirus health crisis, beginning Tuesday March 17, 2020 the Salem County Prosecutor’s Office buildings will be closed to the public until further notice. Staff will be onsite and working.

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