The Manchester Township Police Department is scheduled for a virtual on-site re-accreditation assessment on Monday, March 21, 2022 as part of its program to retain accredited status by verifying that it meets recognized professional best practices.

Administered by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP), the accreditation program requires agencies to comply with best practice standards in five basic areas: the administrative function, the personnel function, the operations function, the investigative function, and the arrestee/detainee function.

Agency employees and the public are invited to offer comments by calling 732-849-8359 on Monday, March 21, 2022 between the hours of 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.  Comments will be taken by the Assessment Team.  E-mail comments can be sent to the police department at

Telephone comments are limited to 5 minutes and must address the agency’s ability to comply with the NJSACOP standards.  A copy of the standards are available for inspection at the Manchester Township Police Department, 1 Colonial Drive, Manchester N.J. 08759.  Please contact Corporal Thomas O’Hare at 732-657-2009 ext. 4351 for more information.

Anyone wishing to submit written comments about the Manchester Township Police Department’s ability to comply with the standards for accreditation may send them by email to Harry J. Delgado, Accreditation Program Manager,, by phone 856-334-8943, or write to the New Jersey State Association of Chief’s of Police, Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission at 751 Route 73 North, Suite 12 Marlton, NJ 08053