Patrol Bureau Commander - Platoon C/D
Lieutenant Burdette began his employment with the Evesham Township Police Department in 2004. He graducated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Administration of Justice with a certificate in Criminology from Rutgers University New Brunswick. He then graduated from the Cape May County Police Academy in 2004. During his years with the police department he has served as a patrolman, traffic officer, S.R.T. operator, K9 Officer, Patrol Sergeant, Investigative Bureau Sergeant and a Humane Law Enforcement Officer (HLEO).
The Patrol Bureau as in any police agency is the backbone of our service. Officers assigned to this Bureau respond to dispatched calls through the 911 system, and through our Intelligence Led Policing Function they direct their patrol efforts at reducing the incidents of disorder and crime. The Patrol Bureau is comprised of six Platoons of officers with two supplemental patrol squads that provide an increased number of available police officers during the time identified as our highest need for officers based on work analysis. Each Platoon is comprised of two squads of officers each headed by a Sergeant. These officers provide round the clock police service to the Township of Evesham in a committed and effective manner.
The Patrol Bureau responds to all calls for service – criminal complaints (both in progress and past tense), motor vehicle accidents, medical emergencies, fire calls, quality of life/neighborhood issues and reports of suspicious activity. Patrol Officers conduct preventative patrols, secure crime scenes, conduct minor investigations, apprehend suspects at in progress crimes, investigate motor vehicle accidents, provide traffic control, render emergency aid to the injured and investigate suspicious activities.
The Patrol Bureau is commanded by Lieutenant Daniel Burdette and Lt. Carl Scutt, each of whom are responsible for 3 Patrol Platoons.