• 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.

  • Captain Carmen Del Palazzo

    Captain Del Palazzo is responsible for the overall supervision and management of personnel assigned to the Administrative Division which is comprised of the Community Affairs Bureau, Administrative Records Bureau, and Traffic Unit. He is responsible for the management, resource development, and daily operations of each bureau.

    Captain Del Palazzo is designated as the Department’s Emergency Services Commander, Internal Affairs Supervisor, and the Department’s Public Information Officer. He has been assigned as the 2nd Deputy to Emergency Management for Voorhees Township. Captain Del Palazzo is a Tactical SWAT Operator for the Lower Camden County Regional Special Response Team. Captain Del Palazzo has a diverse background with emergency services and public safety as he has served in the following fields: Emergency Medical Services, Fire, Corrections, Sheriffs, and Police. Del Palazzo is well-versed in the fields of active shooter / hostile event and is an active shooter instructor for law enforcement and school personnel throughout the region. He is trained in Infrastructure Protection and received certification through Texas A&M Engineering. Also, trained in, “CARVER” which is a nationally recognized target analysis & vulnerability assessment methodology used by military, intelligence, DHS, and law enforcement.

    Captain Del Palazzo is certified in “Force Science Analysis” where he is trained to recognize and articulate important psychological, biological, and physiological factors that can influence human behavior and memory in force encounters and pursuit situations. This training is based on solidly documented findings about human dynamics by the Institute’s Force Science Research Center and other internationally acclaimed research sources, which helps interpret how and why a force confrontation evolved as it did. This specialized training provides a protocol for investigating and interviewing that will best assure a fair, balanced, impartial, and comprehensive explanation of the encounter in question. In addition, Del Palazzo is certified through Force Science in their Realistic De-escalation program. Del Palazzo has been certified in the New Jersey Crisis Intervention Program (CIT) which is an intense, interactive, and international model of police-based training with community mental health care and advocacy partnerships.

    Captain Del Palazzo is a graduate of the FBI-LEEDS program and received his BAIS & MAIS with Honors from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Del Palazzo is also a NJ Certified Public Manager (NJ CPM), which is a nationally recognized program. Captain Del Palazzo recently graduated from the NJSACOP Command Officer Development Program; these programs are designed around core leadership components. Del Palazzo has earned the New Jersey Traffic Safety Specialist Certification Level 1. The New Jersey Safety Specialist Certification is issued by the Advisory Committee (New Jersey State Police, Kean University, Rutgers University, New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety, and the New Jersey Police Traffic Officers Association) for having accomplished significant experience, education, training and proficiency in Highway Safety and Traffic Enforcement. Del Palazzo was awarded the New Jersey Traffic Safety Specialist Certification Level 2 for the development and implementation of a technical study to improve traffic safety conditions and reduce traffic crashes.

  • 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 William D. Walsh

    Lieutenant Bill Walsh is responsible for the Department’s Training Bureau, Officer Health and Wellness Program, and leads the Multi-Agency Police Peer Support Team consisting of officers from Voorhees, Cherry Hill, and Gloucester Township Police Departments. Lt. Walsh oversees the Field Training and Evaluation Program, Resiliency Program, and is the Department’s Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement (ABLE Project) coordinator and a national ABLE trainer. He was promoted to lieutenant in 2016 and has led both the Community Affairs and Patrol bureaus before assuming his current assignment.

    Lt. Walsh holds 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 from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a graduate certificate in Police Leadership from Temple University. Lt. Walsh is working towards his second master’s degree and completion of the Rutgers University Certified Public Manager Program.

    Lt. Walsh is a graduate of FBI-LEEDS at Princeton University. He was named to the 2019 40 Under 40 cohort of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) for his work in officer wellness and community engagement. In 2021, he was selected as a National Institute of Justice Law Enforcement Advancing Data and Science (LEADS) Scholar for the 2021-2024 cohort. Also in 2021, he was awarded with the New Jersey Attorney General’s Excellence in Policing – Detective Pablo Santiago Resiliency Award.

    Lieutenant Walsh serves as a Police Academy instructor and adjunct criminal justice instructor. Lieutenant Walsh is a proud resident of Voorhees Township.

  • Lieutenant Daniel Scheets

    Lieutenant Scheets 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, 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 Scheets is also responsible for the Department’s monthly reports to Mayor and Committee, federal surplus acquisition, and grant application and management.

    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.