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Chief John Shaw

Chief John B. Shaw, Jr.

Chief Shaw served as a patrolman in the Riverton Police Department from January of 2001 until March, 2007 when he accepted a position as detective with the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office.  While working at the Prosecutor’s Office, Chief Shaw served in both the Trial Unit and the Sexual Assault/Child Abuse Unit.  He also assisted the Crime Scene Unit with investigations.  Chief Shaw returned to the Riverton Police Department in January 2010 bringing with him the wealth of knowledge and expertise gained during his three years at the Prosecutor’s Office.  He was appointed Chief of the Department on April 13, 2011. He is elated to be the Chief of Police in his hometown where he started his law enforcement career and he looks forward to continuing his work with the residents and youth of the community.  When Chief Shaw is not working, he can be found volunteering with the Riverton Fire Department where he has been a member since 1994 and spending time with his family.

Patrolman Jeffrey Walker

Officer Walker has worked as a full-time law enforcement officer since 2005. He graduated from the Burlington County Police Academy as an Alternate Route candidate. He began his career working as a patrolman for the Burlington County Bridge Commission. Officer Walker joined the Riverton Borough Police Department as a full-time officer in the fall of 2008. He received a Bachelors degree in Psychology from William Paterson University. When Officer Walker is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family, going fishing, and playing baseball.

Patrolman Vincent Coniglione

Before becoming a full-time officer in the Borough of Riverton, Patrolman Coniglione served as a Special Law Enforcement Officer in Seaside Park since 2011. He graduated from the Ocean County Police Academy in May of 2013. Prior to the Academy, Patrolman Coniglione attended Ocean County Community College and is currently pursuing his Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice through the University of Kean. When he is not working, Patrolman Coniglione enjoys spending time with his family and friends, being outdoors, going fishing, and playing baseball. Please feel free to contact him with any questions, for advice, or if you would like any type of assistance.

Patrolman Scott Reed

Patrolman Reed is a lifetime resident of Riverton Borough.  He has been a Special Officer with the Riverton Police Department for 25 years.  Officer Reed is the supervisor for the Public Works Department in the Borough, and he is also the Chief of the Riverton Fire Department.  When he isn’t working, you will find Officer Reed and his wife on his boat at the marina, or walking his dog through the streets of Riverton.

Susan Wompierski, Office Administrator

Susan Wompierski has a Bachelor's degree in Marketing Communications from the University of Massachusetts/Amherst. Before joining the Riverton Police Department in 2002, she worked for Ford Motor Company. Susan is also an AOC-certified legal transcriber and has been since 1993. She enjoys reading and watching hockey, but her favorite activity is spending time with her family.

Patrolman Thomas C. Whitelock

Officer Whitelock grew up in Riverton and joined the department in 1967. He was killed in the line of duty on January 14, 1976 on Lippincott Avenue while trying to protect a resident from hurting himself.



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