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 Arthur P. Drexler became the 4th Chief of the Barnegat Township Police Department in December of 2006. Chief Drexler grew up in Barnegat and has held nearly every position within the department during a career that has spanned nearly three decades.

Chief Drexler holds the belief that policing must be a combined effort between the department and the community in order to bring out the best in each other. Since his appointment as Chief, the department has instituted a host of community oriented programs and holds resident’s opinions and concerns in high regards.

The Chief is committed to continually striving to make the Barnegat police a professional, well trained, and well equipped department with the ultimate goal of responding to the needs of the community.

The Chief holds a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice from the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey and a Masters Degree in Administrative Science from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Chief Drexler can be emailed directly at

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