The Support Services Bureau of the Evesham Township Police Department plays an integral role in the police department’s ability to provide a high level of service.  Under the supervision of Lieutenant Ron Ritter, the members of the Support Services Bureau are expected to act professional in all matters and provide exemplary customer service to the public. 

The Support Services Bureau contains both sworn and civilian employees who work in a unified effort ensuring the bureau assists the department in accomplishing its mission.Numerous responsibilities and duties fall within the Support Services Bureau.  In addition to the Lieutenant, a patrolman and 24 civilians are assigned to the Support Services Bureau, with each member working diligently to accomplish their assigned tasks.  The following is a list of the responsibilities and programs that fall under the Support Services Bureau:                                                     

  • Court Liaison
  • Records
  • Police Explorers
  • Special Law Enforcement Officers
  • Crime Prevention
  • Crossing Guards
  • Fleet Management
  • Technology
  • Equipment
  • Firearms Applications
  • Headquarters

Lt. Ron Ritter was hired in Evesham Township in 1997 after having served in Medford Township as a patrolman for a year and a half.  Lt. Ritter graduated from the Burlington County Police Academy in 1996 and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rowan University.  He is currently working on obtaining a Masters in Administrative Science from Fairleigh Dickinson University. 

Lt. Ritter rose through the ranks being promoted to Corporal in 2001 and Sergeant in 2004.  He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in 2014 and is assigned as the bureau commander for the Office of Professional Standards.