Departments & Services


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The mission of the Bernards Township Police Department is to foster a partnership with the community in which we professionally and effectively provide the highest level of protection and service while addressing the needs of those who come in contact with our agency with dignity, respect and empathy.

Police Administration

  • Continue to protect and serve the residents of Bernards Township.
  • Continue to maintain a high level of training in all aspects of Law Enforcement;
  • Continue planning, analyzing, and evaluating operations to adapt to changing crime and quality of life issues facing Bernards Township.
  • Continue to explore methods to reduce crime throughout the Township by utilizing the latest techniques and technologies.

Important Links

First Energy
NJ American Water Company
NJ Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control
NJ Legislators for Bernards Township
NJ State Police Megan's Law Website
NJ Transit
Public Service Electric & Gas
Somerset County Crimestoppers
Employment Application Resources/Document/2016 Employment Application.pdf

Departmental Contacts

Employee Name Position Phone Number
Brian Bobowicz Chief (908) 766-1122
Michael Shimsky Deputy Chief - Operations and OEM Coordinator (908) 766-1122
Michael Voorhees Lieutenant - Administration (908) 766-1122
Mark Leopold Lieutenant - Detective Division (908) 766-1122
Scott Ward Lieutenant - Traffic Safety Division (908) 766-1122
Eric Geleta Lieutenant - Patrol Division (908) 766-1122

Thank you for visiting our website. Please contact us whenever an issue is important to you. The Township Committee and Administrator depend on your thoughts and comments, to ensure that at all times our service offerings are community driven.