Mansfield Township
Police Department

190-A Atlantic Ave.
PO Box 177
Columbus, NJ 08022

609-298-4411 Police Station
609-723-8300 Dispatch

Mansfield Police Department

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NOTICE: Mansfield – Springfield Municipal Court Session Cancelled – 3/5/15

The Mansfield – Springfield Municipal Court has cancelled the court session scheduled for Thursday, March 5th due to the impending winter storm. All matters will be rescheduled for a future court date.  Any questions can be directed to the court office at 609-298-0649.

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Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment – 3/9/15

A team of assessors from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) will arrive on Sunday, March 8th, 2015, to examine all aspects of the Mansfield Township Police Department’s policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services. The assessment team is tasked with verifying that the Mansfield Township Police Department meets the […]

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Police Blotter – 2/10/15

On Monday, January 19th at 5:02 p.m., police performed a motor vehicle stop on Route 206 for a moving violation. During the stop, a check of the driver, Shaun Potter, 30 years old of Sicklerville, revealed he had a suspended driver’s license and was wanted on multiple warrants. Potter was taken into custody for processing, […]

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Vehicle Burglary Investigation Leads to One Arrest, Second Suspect Sought – 2/8/15

On Saturday, February 8th at 4:17 a.m., police were dispatched to Heather Court in the Country Walk development for a report of an individual looking into vehicles with a flashlight. Upon arriving in the area, police observed a female, later identified as Amanda Picard, 23 years old of Toms River, seated in a vehicle at […]

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Hiring Notice – 2/3/15

The Mansfield Township Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of part-time Police Records Clerk. Full details and eligibility requirements can be found HERE. Mansfield Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

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Parking Restrictions During Snow Storms – 1/26/15

All residents are asked to review the following excerpt from the Township Code regarding parking on Township roads during snow storms. The township’s plow contractor will be reporting problem areas and police will be ticketing offenders. Your cooperation is requested to avoid the need for enforcement action. § 60-20. Parking prohibited on public roads, streets, right-of-ways or […]

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REMINDER: LED Traffic Signals Can Be A Hazard To Motorists During Snow Storms – 1/26/15

In anticipation of the approaching winter storm system and the forecast including blowing snow, please be reminded that traffic signals equipped with energy efficient LED bulbs put out less heat and can become obstructed when snow accumulates on the face of the lens. This obscures the signal and causes a very dangerous situation for motorists. Please report […]

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Hit & Run Leaves Pedestrian Seriously Injured – 1/21/15

The Mansfield Township Police Department and the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office are asking for the public’s help identifying the driver of a vehicle that struck a pedestrian on Route 206 southbound at approximately 6:45 p.m. on Wednesday, January 21st in the area of the Imperial Inn. A motorist contacted police after seeing the pedestrian walking along […]

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Police Blotter – 1/12/15

On Saturday, December 20th at 11:12 p.m., police conducted a pedestrian stop on State Highway 130 in the area of Maple Avenue.  The pedestrian, who was identified as Carolyn Vogel, 52 of Bordentown, was visibly under the influence of alcohol, failed to comply with the officer’s orders and attempted to flee the scene on foot. Vogel […]

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Officers Assist Man In Need – 12/27/14

The negative sentiment toward police is currently so pervasive in our society, it seemed important to take this opportunity to highlight one recent example of the good works our officers quietly do that most people would never hear about. On December 27th at 1:54 a.m., Patrolman White of the Mansfield Township Police Department came upon […]

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