Deal Police Professional Responsibility

The Deal Police Department is a professional organization committed to providing the highest quality of service to the public. Officers are carefully selected and receive the best possible training to help them perform their duties in a fair, honest, impartial, and professional manner. The Office of Internal Affairs is responsible for ensuring that members of the department meet the highest standards of professional conduct and are responsive to the citizens they serve. This office is also responsible for the thorough investigation of all complaints of misconduct against members of the Deal Police Department.

The purpose of the internal affairs unit is to establish a mechanism for the receipt, investigation, and resolution of complaints made against departmental personnel. The goal of internal affairs is to ensure that the integrity of the department is maintained through a system of internal discipline where fairness and justice are assured by an objective and impartial investigation and review. Lieutenant William Hulse is the head of the unit. 732-531-1113

This cannot be accomplished without valuable input from the community. You assist the Deal Police in maintaining the integrity of the organization. If you feel strongly about the conduct of an officer, positively or negatively, please let us know. The Deal Police Department is a transparent agency. Your complaint will be thoroughly and impartially reviewed to its conclusion. In addition, be assured your compliment will be appreciated by the officers and administration. Consider your input as an important part of the quality control process of our service.

If you wish to commend an officer or make a complaint you may:

  1. Call the Deal Police Department at (732) 531-1113 to speak to Lieutenant William Hulse or speak with an on-duty supervisor.
  2. Make your complaint in person at Deal police headquarters at any time. Deal Police Department
    190 Norwood Ave
    Deal, NJ 07723
  3. Complete an IA Reporting form and email to whulse@dealpolice.org

You can download the IA Reporting Form here.