City of Linwood, NJ

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

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Linwood Police Department

Linwood Police Department Shield400 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

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

MISSION STATEMENT

The Linwood Police Department is committed to providing the highest quality of Professional Police services by empowering 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.

Colin Hickey
Chief of Police

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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.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

POLICE ADMINISTRATION

DETECTIVE BUREAU

Colin Hickey, Chief of Police
609-926-7978
chickey@linwoodpd.org

John Hamilton, Detective Sergeant
609-926-7968
jhamilton@linwoodpd.org

Doug Carman, Captain
609-926-7979
dcarman@linwoodpd.org

Jim Norris, Detective
609-926-7982
jnorris@linwoodpd.org

Pamela Kallen, Police Chief’s Secretary
609-926-7977
pkallen@linwoodpd.org

 

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FIREARMS APPLICATIONS

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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POLICE RECORDS

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)

TEMPORARY HANDICAP APPLICATIONS / CARDS

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

CANVASSING / SOLICITOR PERMITS

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

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400 Poplar Avenue - Linwood, N.J. 08221
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