Police Department

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MISSION STATEMENT


The Delran Township Police Department is committed to providing the highest quality of police service to our citizens and visitors.  We are dedicated to improving the quality of life in our Township.  Our Department will work in partnership with our community to provide a high degree of effective and efficient public safety while maintaining respect for cultural diversity and individual rights and dignity.


Alfonso A. Parente, Jr.
Chief of Police

Chief Parente was appointed Chief of Police for the Township of Delran on May 21, 2004. He is responsible for the day to day operations of the Police Department.   Chief Parente’s law enforcement career began in January 1991 when he was appointed as a full time police officer in Delran.  After graduating from the Camden County Police Academy, he was assigned to the patrol division.  

In September 1999, he was promoted to Sergeant and assigned to supervise the evening shift.  In 2001, he attended the 204th session of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.  In May 2002, he was promoted to Lieutenant and assigned as Support Services Commander.    Chief Parente is a member of the Burlington County Police Chiefs Association, New Jersey State Chiefs of Police Association, the International Association of Chiefs of Police and the FBI National Academy Associates. 


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CORE VALUES

INTEGRITY
We will serve the community and strive to uphold their trust with the highest moral and ethical standards. We will be guided by honesty and moral courage in all our relations with our citizens and with each other.

RESPECT
We recognize the value of individual and cultural diversity and will treat all people with kindness, tolerance and dignity. We will cherish and protect the rights, liberties and freedoms of all as granted by the constitution and laws of the United States and the State of New Jersey.

SERVICE
We will dedicate ourselves to provide quality service in courteous, efficient and accessible manner. We are committed to protecting life and property, reducing fear and developing a partnership with our citizens to prevent and solve crime.

FAIRNESS
We will consistently treat everyone with dignity, compassion and without prejudice. We will listen with compassion and act with respect, fairness and courtesy. We will be firm in upholding the law while treating others as they would want to be treated.

ACCOUNTABILITY
We will always remain accountable to one another, our department, and our community for our performance.

PRIDE
We, as members of the Delran Police Department, will take pride in our profession, our community and ourselves. Working as a team, we will continually strive for excellence.

If you feel that we are not living up to these Core Values, please email your concerns / complaints to police@delrantownship.org . Your email will be kept confidential.


Do you have information on a crime?

If so, please call our confidential tip-line at (856) 461-9010 or email your information to our confidential CrimeTip mailbox, CrimeTips@delrantownship.org

 

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