Recent Announcements

Employment Opportunity: Full-time Police Officer

posted May 13, 2019, 10:26 AM by John McGinnis   [ updated May 13, 2019, 10:27 AM ]

The Medford Lakes Police Department is seeking qualified candidates for the position of

Full-time Police Officer.

Minimum Qualifications (Candidates must meet all minimum qualifications to apply)

-       Satisfactory completion of a Basic Police Officer Training course approved by the New Jersey Police Training Commission, or a waiver eligible New Jersey Police Training Commission Basic Special Law Enforcement Officer II Certification.  Current enrollment in an academy satisfying this requirement is also acceptable.

-       No obligation under NJSA 40A:14-178.

-       Candidates must be a graduate from a senior high school or shall have had formal education or training showing attainment of the level represented by graduation from senior high school with a minimum of sixty (60) college credits from an accredited college.  Two years of active military service (including Coast Guard service) with an honorable discharge may be substituted for the sixty college credit requirement.

-       No criminal background.  All successful candidates must pass a comprehensive background investigation which includes fingerprints, a medical examination and a drug test by urinalysis as well as a psychological examination where applicable.  A negative result on a drug test by urinalysis is a condition of employment.

-       Ability to read, write and speak the English language well.

-       Be of good moral character.

-       A resident of the State of New Jersey.

-       Valid New Jersey driver’s license.

-       Candidates must be available to work any schedule, shift or assignment as ordered by the      Chief of Police or his designee.

-       Ability to perform all essential job functions for a police officer.

 Telephone, fax or email requests will not be entertained or accepted. 

Resumes will ONLY be accepted by delivering same in person to the Medford Lakes Police Department, located at 1 Cabin Circle Drive, Medford Lakes, NJ 08055 from Monday May 13, 2019 through Tuesday May 28, 2019.

MLPD hosts Senior Scam Prevention Seminar

posted Apr 8, 2019, 10:09 AM by John McGinnis   [ updated Apr 8, 2019, 10:09 AM ]

On April 5, 2019 the Medford Lakes Police Department hosted a Senior Scam Prevention Seminar at Oaks Hall.  The presentation was given by Lt. McGinnis who spoke to Borough seniors regarding identity theft and various scams.  The seniors were provided with identity theft prevention materials and lunch!

Heroin Kills NJ Open Forum March 29, 2019 in Medford Twp.

posted Mar 8, 2019, 11:41 AM by John McGinnis   [ updated Mar 8, 2019, 11:41 AM ]

Senior Scam Prevention Seminar for Borough Seniors

posted Mar 6, 2019, 7:31 AM by John McGinnis   [ updated Mar 6, 2019, 7:32 AM ]

Free Senior Scam Prevention Seminar for Medford Lakes Borough Seniors!!

Stokes Road Construction Notice

posted Mar 1, 2019, 10:54 AM by John McGinnis   [ updated Mar 1, 2019, 11:19 AM ]


On or about Wednesday March 6, 2019 a significant construction project will begin on Stokes Rd. (C/R 541) in the area of Medford Pines. The work is scheduled to begin on March 6th with the temporary closure of the southbound lane during the day. Traffic will be controlled by flaggers and will allow for alternating traffic during the closure. This portion of the project should last approximately 2 weeks and be tentatively completed on or about March 20, 2019

Beginning on or about March 25, 2019, Stokes Road (C/R 541) will be closed to all through traffic between Lenape Trail and Tuckerton Rd (C/R 620). Detours for this closure will be posted as follows. For northbound traffic, utilize Tuckerton Road (C/R 620) to Jackson Road. Southbound traffic should utilize Jackson Road or Lenape Trail to Tuckerton Road (C/R 620).

Expect increased traffic and delays during construction over the next several months. Please plan accordingly.

Employment Opportunity: Full-time Secretary/Records Clerk

posted Feb 25, 2019, 10:28 AM by John McGinnis   [ updated Feb 25, 2019, 10:28 AM ]

Employment Opportunity:  Full-time Secretary/Records Clerk

The Medford Lakes Police Department is now hiring a full-time secretary/records clerk.  The salary is to be determined and the employee will work 40 hours a week.  Hours will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The Police Records Clerk performs administrative work of a confidential and responsible nature for Administrative Staff and Officers.  The employee organizes and maintains confidential and non-confidential police records and provides information or referral services to the public when applicable. 

The employee works under the direction of the Chief of Police of the Police Department or his designee.  The employee plans and carries out the successive steps and handles problems or deviations in the work assignment in accordance with instructions, policies, previous training or accepted practices in the job.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ø  High school diploma and two years related experience

Ø  Experience and knowledge of computer software (i.e. Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, Explorer or other browser programs)

Knowledge, Skill & Abilities:

Ø  Computer literate

Ø  Good writing, analytical & problem-solving skills

Ø  Knowledge of principles and practices of organization and record management

Ø  Ability to communicate effectively

Ø  Ability to operate standard office equipment, including but not limited to; Computers, telephone systems, typewriters, calculators, copiers and facsimile machines.

Ø  Ability to follow oral and written instructions

Ø  Ability to work alone or part of a team

Duties and Responsibilities

Ø  Ability to maintain confidentiality and security of police records & information when retrieving & distributing all related materials

Ø  Review and comprehend of information from police reports

Ø  Data entry of information from police reports into police department in-house computer system or related data base

Ø  Comply with OPRA (Open Public Records Act) requirements, in addition to applicable federal, state and local requirements & procedures

Ø  Attends training when assigned

Ø  Interact professionally & effectively with customers

Ø  Collect & register monies received

Ø  Alphabetic & numeric filing of reports and other related documents.

Ø  Properly learn how to use in-house computer systems for the purpose of applicable background checks

Ø  Retrieve information for the Uniform Crime Report (UCR) 

Ø  Generate reports and expunge records as directed 

Ø  Retrieves mail, sorts and delivers to proper individuals 

Ø  Interact with employees of the Police Department, Township employees, and customers and staff the receptionist window when needed. 

Ø   Answer and direct all administrative, informational, emergency and non-emergency telephone calls, referring them to the proper extension or authority

Ø  Greet the public including walk in complaints directing them to the proper person or office 

Ø  Ability to represent the Township in a professional manner to deliver the most positive public image. How residents, vendors, coworkers, etc. perceive you is a reflection on the Township. The duties listed above are only examples of the various duties that are performed in the Police Records Bureau. The position does not exclude any duties not listed but will include similar or related duties. Job descriptions are subject to change if the needs or requirements the police department mandates.

To apply:

Ø  Click the following link to download the application:  Employment Application

Ø  Please deliver completed applications with your resume in person at Medford Lakes Police Department, 1 Cabin Circle, Medford Lakes, NJ 08055 by Friday March 8, 2019.  

Motor Vehicle Theft Arrest October 18, 2018

posted Oct 19, 2018, 11:32 AM by John McGinnis   [ updated Oct 19, 2018, 11:32 AM ]

On October 18, 2018 at approximately 1641 hours the Medford Lakes Police Department was dispatched to the 7-Eleven Store on Stokes Road for a report of a stolen motor vehicle. Upon arrival the victim stated his vehicle was running and unsecure at the time of the theft. Medford Lakes Police officers broadcasted the vehicle information to Medford Township Police, as the vehicle was reportedly traveling north on Stokes Road. Medford Township Police located and stopped the vehicle on Hartford Road, in Medford Township. The suspect, identified as Anthony J. Siesser, 39, of Medford Lakes was taken into custody without incident. Siesser was charged with Theft of a Motor Vehicle and Burglary. He was processed and lodged at Burlington County Jail pending a detention hearing in Burlington County Superior Court.

Free Child Safety Seat Checkpoint 9/29/18

posted Sep 18, 2018, 11:36 AM by John McGinnis   [ updated Sep 18, 2018, 11:37 AM ]

FREE Child Safety Seat Checkpoint

The Medford Lakes Police Department in conjunction with the Burlington County Sheriff’s Department will be hosting a free child safety seat checkpoint on Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 10 A.M. to 2 P.M.  The checkpoint will be located in the parking lot of the Medford Lakes Fire Department, 10 Stokes Road, Medford Lakes, NJ. 

Certified child safety seat technicians from the Medford Lakes Police Department and Burlington County Sheriff’s Department will be on location to check and install seats so waiting time should be minimal.  This event is free and open to the public.  


9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

posted Sep 12, 2018, 7:53 AM by John McGinnis   [ updated Sep 12, 2018, 7:54 AM ]

On September 11, 2018 members from the Medford Lakes Police Department attended a 9/11/2001 Remembrance Ceremony at the Leon E. Todd Memorial Park.  
We Will Never Forget.


Back to School!

posted Sep 12, 2018, 7:28 AM by John McGinnis   [ updated Sep 12, 2018, 7:28 AM ]

On Septemeber 6th Officer McHugh rode with Medford Lakes students to Neeta and Nokomis schools for their 1st day of school.  Officer Pfeifer and our crossing guards made sure our crosswalks and bicycle courtesy routes were safe for travel!  Working together to keep our students and community safe!!



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