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.