List of law enforcement agencies in New Jersey

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This is a list of law enforcement agencies in the state of New Jersey.

According to the US Bureau of Justice Statistics' 2008 Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies, the state had 550 law enforcement agencies employing 33,704 sworn police officers, about 389 for each 100,000 residents.[1]

State agencies[edit]

County Prosecutor's Offices[edit]

  • Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office
  • Bergen County Prosecutor's Office
  • Burlington County Prosecutor's Office
  • Camden County Prosecutor's Office
  • Cape May County Prosecutor's Office
  • Cumberland County Prosecutor's Office
  • Essex County Prosecutor's Office
  • Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office
  • Hudson County Prosecutor's Office
  • Hunterdon County Prosecutor's Office
  • Mercer County Prosecutor's Office
  • Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office
  • Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office
  • Morris County Prosecutor's Office
  • Ocean County Prosecutor's Office
  • Passaic County Prosecutor's Office
  • Salem County Prosecutor's Office
  • Somerset County Prosecutor's Office
  • Sussex County Prosecutor's
  • Union County Prosecutor's Office
  • Warren County Prosecutor's Office

County sheriff and police agencies[edit]

Corrections agencies[edit]

Municipal agencies[edit]

College and University agencies[edit]

Park police agencies[edit]

Humane law enforcement agencies[edit]

Bi-state police agencies[edit]

Railroad police agencies operating within New Jersey[edit]

Federal law enforcement agencies operating within New Jersey[edit]

Defunct agencies[edit]

References[edit]

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