Welcome to the Rutgers-Camden Police Department


Rutgers Police - Camden Division is accepting applications for the position of "Community Service Officer".  This position is offered to students who currently attend Rutgers University.  If you are interested in applying or learning more about the position, please contact Security Lieutenant Dennis Coyle by emailing Dennis.Coyle@Rutgers.edu

The Rutgers University Police in Camden is located at 409 North 4th Street and consists of 21 full-time police officers and four dispatchers. Rutgers Police Department is one of only 69 college or university police departments worldwide that have earned advanced law enforcement accreditation and is one of seventeen law enforcement agencies within the State of New Jersey to achieve this recognition. Our police officers are fully trained and armed with the authority to make arrests. Rutgers Police Officers patrol the campus 24 hours a day 365 days a year. Our officers patrol the campus in vehicles, bicycles and on foot with the assistance of over 70 Security Officers. Rutgers Security Officers are unarmed highly visible observers who are strategically positioned throughout the campus to assist members and visitors of the Rutgers community. Our trained security officer are equipped and instructed to immediately notify the police if they see or suspect suspicious activity. Although the police department is the primary division charged with creating a safe and secure environment we can’t accomplish this alone. Crime prevention and problem solving is everyone’s responsibility. Please assist us by calling 856-225-6111 to report suspicious activity.




Contact Us

Rutgers-Camden Police Department
409 North Fourth Street
Camden, NJ 08102

In Case of Emergency Dial 9-1-1

Other Rutgers Police contact numbers
From a cell/landline phone - (856)225-6111
From a University Phone - Dial 8 or 6111
From Emergency Phones - Push Button



The Rutgers University Police Department has partnered with Nixle to provide students, faculty, staff and guests with email and text alerts that affect the local community.  Sign up is easy and free!

Visit http://local.nixle.com/rutgers-police-department to learn more

Text the appropriate "code" to 888777

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