City of Linwood, NJ

400 Poplar Avenue Linwood, N.J. 08221 | 609-927-4108

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Linwood Police Department

400 Poplar Avenue
Linwood, New Jersey 08221
Phone: (609) 927-5252
Emergency: 9-1-1
Patrol Fax: (609) 926-8216
Detective/Records Fax: (609) 927-4918
Administration Fax: (609) 927-4918

General Public 24 hours per day
Police Records and Administration:
Monday thru Friday 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM


The Linwood Police Department is committed to providing the highest quality of Professional Police services byempowering our employees and the community, to work in partnership with the common goal of improving the quality of life within the City of Linwood. We will enforce the laws, preserve the peace, protect life and property, reduce fear and provide for a safe environment for all members of the community, while at the same time maintaining the respect for individual rights and human dignity as provided for within the framework of the United States Constitution and the Constitution of the State of New Jersey.

Linwood Police Department ShieldDoug Carman
Chief of Police


The police force occupies headquarters in the City Hall, which is located at 400 Poplar Avenue. On a year round basis the Department consists of 16 sworn officers which includes a Chief of Police, one Police Captain, one Lieutenant, four Patrol Sergeants, one Detective Sergeant, one Detective, seven Patrol Officers and one Police Secretary. There are also Crossing Guards to assist the City youth to safely walk or ride bicycles to and from school.





Doug Carman, Chief
Detective Sergeant Steve Cunningham
John Hamilton, Captain
Detective Charles Champion
Jason Weber, Lieutenant
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Pamela Kallen, Police Chief’s Secretary


Sergeant John Henchy

Sergeant Tim Devine            

Sergeant Austin Martin

Sergeant Jim Norris                                              

Ptl. Chester Brown                                

Ptl. Jarred Levenson

Ptl. Alex Kuhns

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Ptl. John Moran                                      

Ptl. Jared Pagano                                                  

Ptl. James Cohen                                   

Ptl. Brandon Settle                                

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Safety Vision Prima Facie BWC - as wornBody Worn Camera (BWC) Technology

Safety Vision Prima Facie BWC - closeThe Linwood Police Department has made a decision to deploy Body Worn Camera (BWC) technology.  The department is deploying Safety Vision Prima Facie BWC’s, shown in photos.  The Uniformed Patrol Division will wear these BWC’s on their uniform in the center chest (sternum) area, also shown in photo.  These BWC’s will be utilized consistent with New Jersey Attorney General Directive, Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Directive and Linwood Police Department Policy.


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A Linwood resident who wishes to apply for an initial Firearms Identification Card and a Pistol Permit must complete the following: 

  1. Pick up an application and an Agency Case Number.
  2. Complete the MorphoTrak application and make appointment for your fingerprinting. (A fee will apply.)
  3. Complete and return all other paperwork in the application packet to the Linwood Police Department. 
  4. Applicants will be contacted by the Detective Bureau when the background investigation is complete.

All Duplicate Firearms Identification Cards (You moved or lost or destroyed you card.) or NON-INITIAL Pistol Permit Applicants must complete the following: 

  1. Pick up a Non-Initial Application.
  2. Complete and return application packet, along with a Money Order for $18.00, made out to the Division Of State Police – SBI.

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For Police Reports that directly involve you or your property – you must submit a Police Report Request Form located in the Police Department Lobby.  Reports are available for pickup Monday – Thursday between the hours of 8:00am and 2:00pm or mailed upon your request. 

For Police Reports that you are NOT directly involved in – you must submit an OPRA Request at the City Clerk’s Office, located in Linwood City Hall.

Discovery Requests are made to the Linwood Police Department 400 Poplar Ave. Linwood, NJ 08221. (Fax Number: (609) 927-4918)


Available at the Linwood Police Department Monday – Friday between the hours of 8:00am and 2:00pm.


Available at the Linwood Police Department Monday – Friday between the hours of 8:00am and 2:00pm.

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