The Department of Public Safety provides a comprehensive array of public services aimed at protecting the safety of the public.
5033 English Creek Avenue
Egg Harbor Township
New Jersey
08234-5743
United States
+1 (609) 407-6742

Department of Public Safety

The Department of Public Safety provides a comprehensive array of public services. The Department consists of The Division of Adult Detention, The Division of Youth Detention, The Office of Emergency Preparedness, The Police Training Center, Atlantic County Firearms Training Center and The Office of Highway Safety.

Gerard L. Gormely Justice Facility

Adult Detention (Jail)

The Gerard L. Gormley Justice Facility houses an average of 1,000 inmates with custody jurisdiction over an additional 250 inmates who are sentenced to various community programs.

Learn More

Anthony "Tony" Canale Training Center

Anthony "Tony" Canale Training Center

Located within the Anthony "Tony" Canale Training Center are The Office of Emergency Preparedness which is responsible for overseeing emergency management planning for the county, the Fire Training Center, Office of Fire Safety, Office of Highway Safety and the Police Training Center.

Firearms Training Center

Firearms Training Center

The Atlantic County Firearms Training Center provides a safe and friendly place to enjoy the shooting sports. The facility is located at Riverbend Park in Egg Harbor Township and is open to both the public and also used as a training facility for local law enforcement officers.

The Firearms Training Center is open for public use on weekends and holidays throughout the year. It offers civilian membership plans, competition shoots and specialized training courses.

Learn More

Harborfields - photo: Google

Youth Detention - Harborfields

The Division of Youth Detention manages Harborfields under contract with the State of New Jersey. The facility serves male and female juveniles between the ages of 12 and 18 awaiting court review for disposition, trial or other court action with 8 secure beds for females and 19 secure beds for males.

Learn More

Back to Top back to top