Administration

Chief of Police


Lance Maloney is the department's fifth full time Chief of Police. Chief Maloney was appointed to the Chief's position on January 1, 2014. He began his career with the Hopewell Township Police Department in January of 1994.

He is a graduate of the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police West Point Command and Leadership Program, The FBI National Academy 241st Session and The Mid-Atlantic Law Enforcement Executive Development Seminar.

Chief Maloney holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Law and Justice from Trenton State College. Contact Chief Maloney.
Lance Maloney portrait

Lieutenant Springer


Lieutenant William Springer joined the Hopewell Township Police Department in August of 1998 as a 911 dispatcher and was promoted to the rank of patrol officer in February of 2000. Lieutenant Springer functions as the department's administrative commander overseeing the detective bureau, the communications center and the records bureau.

Lieutenant Springer is a graduate of the FBI National Academy 274th session, the Mid-Atlantic Law Enforcement Executive Development Seminar and the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police Command and Leadership Academy. He holds an Associate of Science degree in Aviation Business Administration from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, a Bachelor of Science in Management from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and a Masters of Arts in Leadership and Public Administration from Centenary College. Lieutenant Springer is also a Certified Emergency Manager with the State of New Jersey and serves as the Hopewell Valley Office of Emergency Management Executive Coordinator. Contact Lieutenant Springer.
William Springer portrait

Lieutenant Tulko


Lieutenant Tulko joined the Hopewell Township Police Department in February of 2000 as a patrol officer. Lieutenant Tulko served in the detective bureau from 2012 to 2016 and became certified as an arson investigator through the Division of Criminal Justice. Lieutenant Tulko was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2016 and served as a patrol supervisor. Lieutenant Tulko functions as the department’s operations commander overseeing the patrol division as well as the traffic unit. Contact Lieutenant Tulko.
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