Command / Administration
The Cinnaminson Township Police Department is committed to providing the highest quality law enforcement services to our residents, businesses and visitors in a professional, expedient manner while displaying honesty, dedication, integrity and wisdom.
CHIEF RICHARD CALABRESE
Chief Richard Calabrese was appointed Chief on February 4, 2019 and is the 6th Chief of Police in Cinnaminson's history. Chief Calabrese is a wartime veteran after serving in the United States Marine Corps between 1989-1993. He started his law enforcement career in January 2000 with the Camden County Park Police and then moved on to the Bridgeton City Police Department. Chief Calabrese joined the Cinnaminson Township Police Department in October 2004 where he spent 8 years as a Detective specializing as a Computer Forensic Investigator before being promoted to the rank of Sergeant in February 2015. He was then promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in August 2017 where he was assigned as the Internal Affairs Commander and was named the Department’s Officer-In-Charge on August 22, 2017.
Chief Calabrese earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Individualized Studies and a Master’s Degree in Administrative Science both from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He is a graduate of the FBI’s Law Enforcement Executive Development Mid-Atlantic Training held at Princeton University, a graduate of the Rutgers University Certified Public Manager Program, and a graduate of the New Jersey State Chiefs of Police Command and Leadership Program. In 2021, Chief Calabrese graduated from the School of Police Staff and Command (SPSC) at Northwestern University Center for Public Safety. Chief Calabrese is also a New Jersey State Chiefs of Police Accredited Command Executive.
Chief Calabrese is committed to supplying the residents of Cinnaminson Township with outstanding police services by continuing to build mutual trust and respect with our community.
LIEUTENANT WILLIAM OBUCHOWSKI
Lieutenant William Obuchowski is a Cinnaminson native who graduated in 1994 at Cinnaminson High School. His career took off soon after at the Burlington County Corrections Department and the Burlington County Sheriff’s Department in 1998. He was hired by the Cinnaminson Police Department on February 16, 1999, and later graduated from the Burlington County Police Academy Class #76 on June 25, 1999, receiving the director’s award for overall excellence.
Soon after joining the Cinnaminson Police Department Lieutenant Obuchowski was designated as a marksmen/observer in June 2002, and a firearms instructor as well in 2002. By 2003 he had been trained as an EMT (Emergency Medical Technician), and in 2004 had become a field training officer. He’s always involved in training, and has been or is a radar instructor, firearms instructor, taser instructor, as well as a firearms armorer.
In December 2010, Lieutenant Obuchowski was promoted to Sergeant, where he was put in charge of training, a position he still holds today. In June of 2021, he was promoted to Lieutenant.
In November 2021, Lieutenant Obuchowski graduated from the prestigious New Jersey Chiefs of Police’s Command and Leadership course. Upon graduating, he was asked to return to the course where he is currently an instructor.
On March 17, 2023, Lt. Obuchowski graduated from the nationally accredited Certified Public Manager program. Lt. Obuchowski is currently attending Northwestern’s School of Police Staff and Command. He is scheduled to graduate from the program in December of 2023.
Lieutenant Obuchowski is currently the head of the Patrol Division. His duties include, but are not limited to: scheduling, training, policy development, field training officer program, firearms, Quartermaster, OPRA/common law and is also assigned as a Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator for the Township.