Investigative Services

 

Commander, Captain Richard Wagner
732.833.3025

Sergeant Frank Mendez
732.833.3013


The Department’s Investigative Services Division is responsible for both the pro-active and re-active investigation of crimes against both persons and property. Some of the additional responsibilities of the Division include crime scene processing and evidence collection, background investigations of new police employees and investigations related to Alcoholic Beverage Control.

Currently, the Investigative Services Division is supervised by Captain Richard Wagner who is a twenty-two (22) year veteran of the department. Captain Wagner began his law enforcement career with the Point Pleasant Beach Police Department and is a graduate of Rutgers University and the West Point Command & Leadership program. He is assisted in his supervisory duties by Detective Sergeant Frank Mendez who is a sixteen (16) year member of the agency having worked previously in the Borough of Keansburg and Brookdale Community College in Lincroft,NJ. The Detective Bureau is currently staffed by six (6) Detectives responsible for conducting general criminal investigations, with one Detective specifically assigned to investigate all matters directly related to the involvement ofjuvenile offenders, and one Detective responsible for the evidence and identification functions as well as Megan's Law registration duties for the Department. All members of the Investigative Services Division remain committed to improving the quality of life for all the residents of Jackson Township, and we encourage everyone to assist us in any way they can in that endeavour.

All members of the Investigative Services Division remain committed to improving the quality of life for all the residents of Jackson Township, and we encourage everyone to assist us in any way they can in that endeavour.

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During 1994, we celebrated the 150th year of Jackson's existence as an incorporated municipality in the State of New Jersey. As the handwritten Legislative Act reads, "Having been three times read in the Council (the State Senate) on February 29, 1844,"

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