• Chief Louis Bordi

    Chief-BordiChief Louis Bordi leads the Voorhees Police Department, which is the 6th largest police department of the 37 municipalities in Camden County. He was appointed Chief in 2012, which made him the 5th Police Chief in the Department’s almost 60 year history. Chief Bordi brings almost 28 years of law enforcement service, experience, and expertise to his post. Before being appointed to the Chief’s position, he served in the Voorhees Police Department as a Patrol Officer where he distinguished himself as a canine handler and canine trainer. He also served as a Sergeant in the Patrol Bureau and eventually was promoted to the Patrol Bureau Lieutenant, where he served for six years. Chief Bordi led the Administrative Services Bureau and the Criminal Investigations Bureau before being promoted to the Operation Captain. While at all of his posts, Chief Bordi was instrumental in furthering the Department’s goals and mission to provide the best police service to the residents and visitors of Voorhees.

    Chief Bordi has worked diligently to advance the law enforcement profession by being on the forefront of initiatives such as school safety and security, community policing partnerships, police officer training, and organizational accountability. Under his leadership, the Voorhees Police Department continues to make significant progress in driving down crime rates and supplying innovative police services to match the 21st century demands of policing.

    Chief Bordi continues to maintain membership with the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), FBI National Academy Associates and the New Jersey Police Canine Association. He has taken a leadership role on the Executive Boards of the Camden County Police Chief’s Association and the New Jersey State Chiefs of Police Association, where he has been tapped to participate in numerous committees and projects around Camden County and the State of New Jersey.

    A native of Voorhees, New Jersey, Bordi is a product of the local and regional school districts. He attained an Associate’s Degree from Camden County College, and a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He has been an adjunct professor for Fairleigh Dickinson University, Camden and Gloucester County Colleges, and is curriculum chair for the Camden County College Criminal Justice Program. He also continues to maintain his commitment to higher police training by serving on the Camden County Police Academy Advisory Board.

    All of Chief Bordi’s experiences are a replication of his commitment to supply outstanding police services that will provide a safe and secure environment, where people and the police continue to build mutual trust and respect.

  • Deputy Chief Bill Donnelly

    billdonnellyDeputy Chief Donnelly is the Chief of Staff and acts as the immediate assistant to Chief Bordi. He oversees the Operations and Administration Divisions to assure proper performance of Departmental functions. He ensures the Command Staff performs properly and implements the orders, policies and procedures passed down by the Chief. He assists the Chief with budgeting, analysis, and Departmental logistics.

    Deputy Chief Donnelly supervises the Professional Standards Unit and the Public Information / Internal Affairs Unit. He has been the Deputy Coordinator of Office of Emergency Management for Voorhees Township since 2008. He is responsible for maintaining and enforcing the New Jersey State Disaster Laws and assisting the Chief with the state approved Voorhees Township Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) which coordinates activities to mitigate, prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters.

    Deputy Chief Donnelly graduated with honors from the NJ State Association of Chiefs of Police

    West Point Leadership and Command School and is certified as a NJ Certified Public Manager (NJ CPM).

  • Captain Carmen Del Palazzo

    del-palazzoCaptain Del Palazzo is responsible for the overall supervision and management of personnel assigned to the Operations Division which is comprised of the Patrol Bureau, Traffic Bureau and Criminal Investigations Bureau.  Captain Del Palazzo is responsible for the management, resource development and daily operations of each bureau.

    Captain Del Palazzo is also responsible for the hiring of all sworn and civilian personnel. He manages and supervises the Departments Field Training Program, Training Unit, Professional Standards Unit and is the Departments Public Information Officer.

    Captain Del Palazzo recently graduated from the FBI-LEEDS program and also became certified as a NJ Certified Public Manager (NJ CPM) which is a nationally-recognized program both programs are designed around core leadership requirements.

  • Captain April Herrington

    Lt.-HerringtonCaptain Herrington is responsible for the overall supervision and management of personnel assigned to the Investigations Bureau. She reviews all cases and ensures that each investigation is properly followed up to its logical conclusion. Her duties also include conducting background investigations and the hiring of prospective sworn and civilian personnel. She oversees the Records Bureau and is responsible for collecting and managing the department’s data including the monthly Uniform Crime Report to the New Jersey State Police and OPRA.

    Captain Herrington supervises the Firearms Unit, ensuring all officers are trained to be proficient with their issued duty weapons. She is also the department’s training coordinator and is responsible for maintaining all training standards for personnel in the department. This includes firearms, use of force, tactics, first aid and all in-service training.

    Captain Herrington is a Firearms Instructor at the Camden County Police Academy and a Certified Hostage Negotiator. She had a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Rowan University and is a graduate from the FBI-LEEDS Program.

  • Lieutenant Dennis Ober

    Lt-OberDennis Ober is the Community Affairs Bureau Lieutenant.  He is responsible for the overall supervision and management of personnel assigned to the Crime Prevention Unit and oversees the School Resource Officers, Adopt-A-Cop Program, Public Relations, and the Township Crossing Guards. Lieutenant Ober was responsible for developing the new Special Officer School Security Initiative and now supervises the 9 Class II School Security Officers.

    Lieutenant Ober is responsible for monitoring and overseeing of the Crisis Intervention Team, which helps citizens who are experiencing a behavioral crisis. He oversees the grant application and grant management for the Police Department as well as the Courtroom security.

    Lieutenant Ober is a graduate from the Division of Criminal Justice Top Gun Narcotic School Class #30 and is a Certified Hostage Negotiator.

  • Lieutenant Robert Hamburg

    Lt-hamburgLt. Hamburg is responsible for the 1st and 3rd Platoons of the Patrol Division in the Operations Bureau. He reviews arrest reports, crash reports and investigation reports. He is also responsible for Cell Block Management ensuring the Voorhees Township Police Department is compliant with Department of Corrections guidelines. Lt. Hamburg oversees the daily Information Technology including budgeting, all mobile data computes, body worn cameras, automatic license plate readers, phone systems, and the Records Management System. Lt. Hamburg is the Terminal Agency Coordinator (TAC) and Local Agency Security Officer (LASO) responsible for the CJIS Terminal and Agency compliance with all CJIS Guidelines. Lt. Hamburg is the liaison with Camden County Central Communications and is responsible for coordinating radio maintenance and audio tape requests. He is also the Alert, Warnings, and Communications Annex Coordinator for the Voorhees Township Office of Emergency Management.

    Lt. Hamburg is the liaison between the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness and the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office for emergency communication systems. Lt. Hamburg works with Voorhees Township Maintenance and outside vendors for the upkeep of the Police Administration Building. He is in charge of the management of extra duty traffic and security assignments. Lt. Hamburg is an Emergency Vehicle Operations instructor at the Camden County College Police Academy.

  • Lieutenant William D. Walsh

    Lieutenant Walsh is responsible for leading the Department’s Community Affairs Bureau, which encompasses the Traffic Unit, Juvenile Unit, School Security Unit, School Resource Officer Program, Courtroom Security, law enforcement social media and our website, community relations, drug and alcohol alliance liaison, and programs such as the Junior and Citizens Police Academies, Adopt a Cop, Project SafeCam, Law Enforcement Against Drugs (LEAD), and the Law Enforcement Clubs at the Voorhees Middle School and Eastern High School.  Lieutenant Walsh is also responsible for the Department’s monthly reports to Mayor and Committee, federal surplus acquisition, and grant application and management.

    Lieutenant Walsh began his career in law enforcement as a police dispatcher for both the Bellmawr and Voorhees Police Departments in 2000. He was appointed as a police officer in Cherry Hill in 2003. He was later hired as a police officer in Voorhees in 2008.

    Lieutenant Walsh has a Master’s Degree in Administrative Science from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He also holds graduate certificates in School Security and Safety Administration, Global Security and Terrorism Studies, Global Leadership and Administration, and Public Administration.  He is currently postgraduate student in Police Leadership at Temple University.

    Lieutenant Walsh serves as a Police Academy instructor for patrol techniques, emergency vehicle operations, field training and evaluation, and police stress and suicide prevention.  He serves as in-service instructor in use of force and vehicle pursuits.  Lieutenant Walsh is an adjunct criminal justice instructor at Rowan College at Gloucester County.  Lieutenant Walsh is a proud resident of Voorhees Township.

  • Lieutenant Daniel Scheets

    Lieutenant Daniel Scheets is responsible for the overall supervision and management of personnel assigned to Patrol in the Operations Bureau.  He reviews investigative reports, accident reports, and arrest reports for all four Platoons.  Lt. Scheets is also responsible for departmental vehicle maintenance as well as overseeing the Voorhees Police Canine Unit and Bicycle Patrol Unit.

    Lt. Scheets is Physical Fitness Instructor, Defensive Tactics Instructor, and Firearms Instructor at the Camden County Police Academy.  He also holds instructor certifications in OC Spray and Fair & Impartial Policing.

    Lt. Scheets graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland, College Park.