Camden, N.J. – The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office is pleased to announce that Jeffrey S. Dunlap is now the permanent Chief of Detectives, overseeing all law enforcement units in the office.

“Well before I came to the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office, Chief Dunlap had proven himself to be a leader in every unit in which he served.  His contribution to the success of this office cannot be understated,” said Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer. “Now, in the wake of these most challenging times, his unwavering dedication to the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office, his concern for those whom he supervises, and his service to the citizens of Camden County, is even more apparent.”

Dunlap began his law enforcement career as a patrol officer with the Palmyra Police Department in 1994 before being promoted to sergeant in 1999.

In April of 2001, he joined the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office as a detective, serving in various roles within the Grand Jury, Narcotics and Major Crimes Units, as well as the Federal Bureau of Investigation Violent Crimes Task Force.

In November of 2013, he was promoted to sergeant, supervising the Juvenile, Major Crimes, Special Victims and Homicide Units before his promotion to the rank of lieutenant in 2017.

In 2018, Dunlap became captain over the Major Crimes, Homeland Security, Special Victims and Crime Scene Units. He served in that role until August of 2019, when he became the Acting Chief of Detectives.

Chief Dunlap oversees 106 sworn detectives and 15 agents.