The mission of the North Wildwood Police Department is to protect and serve the citizens of the City of North Wildwood, New Jersey. We are committed to the highest professional standards, working in partnership with our citizens to problem solve and meet the challenges of reducing crime, creating a safer environment and improving and maintaining our quality of life. We do so by providing dependable, first-rate police services to our residents and visitors alike with our employees dedicated to our core values of SERVICE.
We shall dedicate to the protection of life and property, prevention of crime and preservation of peace and good order.
We shall accept nothing short of complete customer satisfaction of our fellow stakeholders.
We shall remain ever conscious of the best interest of our citizenry and treat all persons with dignity and compassion.
We shall as a team united in the spirit of brotherhood and cooperation place duty above self.
We shall temper all activities with honesty and fairness in accordance with the Police Officer Code of Ethics.
We shall detect, arrest and prosecute perpetrators of illegal activities and perform random acts of kindness during our appointed rounds.
We shall place heavy emphasis on training and accountability, publicly projecting our departmental pride in image, demeanor and behavior.
Newly promoted officers as of May 4, 2021 include Sergeant James Flynn (from Patrolman), Captain William Etsell (from Lieutenant), and Lieutenants Adam McGraw and Justin Robinson (from Sergeants). Above image, from left to right: Lt. A. McGraw, Capt. J. Stevenson, Chief M. Gallagher, Mayor P. Rosenello, Deputy Chief K. Tolan, Capt. W. Etsell, Lt. J. Robinson, Sgt. J. Flynn.