The Elmer Police Department is currently accepting applications. Applications are available at the Borough Hall Police Department and in the Borough Clerk's Office. Please view the rules prior to applying: applicant rules.
The Elmer Police Department is located on the second floor of the Elmer Borough Hall located at 120 S. Main Street. The Department now has an authorized strength of six (6) officers, which provides protection and enforcement services. Click here for the 2022 Elmer Police Department Recruitment Analysis Report.
For emergency assistance,
Dial (856) 358-3355 to register a complaint, or to ask for general police-related information.
Dial (856) 358-0353 to reach police administration - Police Chief Tim Woods, Officer in Charge - Press #1 to leave a message.
The Elmer Borough Police Department utilizes Watch Guard BWC (body worn cameras) while performing their duties as law enforcement Officers. Officers on shift are equipped with BWC systems and utilize them during any calls for service, motor vehicle traffic stops, investigative matters, as well as contacts with members of the public. Members of the public should be aware that BWC systems in use record both audio and visual interactions between Officers engaged with citizens.
The Elmer Police Department is committed to providing law enforcement services that are fair, effective, and impartially applied. Our officers are held to the highest standards of professional conduct and are expected to apply the law in this manner.
It is the policy of the Elmer Police Department’s Internal Affairs Unit to accept and investigate all complaints of alleged Officer misconduct or wrongdoing from any citizen or agency employee.
A complaint may be lodged during the hours of 6:30 AM to 10:30 PM, Monday-Friday, as well as 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM Saturday-Sunday. Officer complaints may be submitted in several ways including but not limited to:
- In Person
- By Phone
- By Mail
- By E-mail
If you have a complaint concerning an Elmer Police Officer's conduct, you may download a printable complaint form and mail it to the address listed below. You may also contact the internal affairs unit directly at (856) 358-0353. You may provide as much or as little information as you wish and may remain anonymous if you choose to do so. Please keep in mind that providing as much information as possible will be helpful to our internal affairs investigators.
Elmer Police Department
Internal Affairs Unit
PO Box 882
Elmer, NJ 08318
Printable Internal Affairs Complaint Forms
Attorney General Directive 2020-7 Document (Revised Policy)
Attorney General Directive 2022-14 Document (Transparency)
Printable Information Sheets