Chief James J. Rosso

Chief James Rosso joined the Hopewell Township Police Department in November of 2003 as a patrol officer. Chief Rosso has served in many roles and liaison positions within the department, including traffic officer, field training officer, supervising firearms instructor, and training coordinator. Chief Rosso was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2017 and Lieutenant 2021.

Chief Rosso is a graduate of the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police supervision program, the Mid-Atlantic Law Enforcement Executive Development Seminar, and is an FBI LEEDA Trilogy Award recipient graduating from the Supervisor, Command, and Executive Leadership Institutes.

Chief Rosso earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from Fairleigh Dickinson University and is currently pursuing his Masters degree in Public AdministrationContact Chief Rosso

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Lieutenant Louis A. Vastola

Lieutenant Louis "Gino" Vastola joined the Hopewell Township Police Department in November of 2002 as a patrol officer. Lieutenant Vastola served was a patrolman exceling to the traffic division in then moving into the detective bureau from 2015 to 2020. Lieutenant Vastola was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2020 and served as a patrol supervisor. Lieutenant Vastola now functions as the department's operations commander overseeing the patrol division, and the traffic unit.

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Lieutenant Joseph Maccaquano

Lieutenant Joseph Maccaquano joined the Hopewell Township Police Department in September of 2010 as a patrol officer coming to us from Pennington Borough. He served in the patrol division, until being moved into the traffic unit in 2013. Lt Maccaquano was then moved into the detective bureau in 2016 and remained there until he was promoted to Sergeant in 2020. Lt Maccaquano will be the administrative commander, IA officer and oversee the records bureau, communications and the detective bureau. 

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