The Support Services Bureau is responsible for providing logistical, technical, and material support to the other functions within the police department. Contained within Support Services is Police Records, Fleet Management, and Material Support. It is currently under the direction of Lt. Arthur Gittens #74.
Supervisor – S/O Ed Grobelny
S/O Ed Grobelny was hired by the Burlington Twp. Police Department in October of 1983. In his thirty nine years of service he has worked nearly all of the special details including National Night Out, Homecoming, Shredded Events, Health Clinics, Football and Basketball games and Soccer Tournaments to name a few. He also serves as the Court Officer and has served a term with the Honor Guard Unit. Prior to being hired full-time here as the Supervisor of Support Services, Ed held a corporate position as the Director of Operations for one of the largest privately owned Auto Groups in the US. Ed earned an Associate’s Degree in Business, a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, and a Master’s Degree in Literature prior to coming to Burlington Twp. PD. He also serves as the Liaison for the Special Officers Unit.
For questions related to support services, please contact S/O Ed Grobelny via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Support Services is responsible
for maintaining the police department’s fleet in conjunction with dedicated
mechanics employed by Burlington Township Public Works and/or other appropriate
Currently, the BTPD fleet is
- 20 front line patrol vehicles
- 15 vehicles outfitted for
admin/investigation bureau functions
- 2 pull-behind trailers for traffic
control and incident command, including a 2018 Ford F-150 for towing purposes
- A message/sign board
- A 2019 Gator used for off-road
incidents/details, parades, and school events
- Several police mountain bikes
utilized by the Bicycle Patrol Unit
Material Support includes the purchase, issuance, maintenance, and inventory of uniforms, equipment, and supplies. Facility management also falls within the purview of Material Support, to include the holding facility.
The Police Records Bureau is responsible for fulfilling the records function of the police department. Tasks associated with this function include data entry; the filing, maintenance, and retention of police department records and reports; and responding to requests for information.