Administration

Chief James J. Rosso

Chief James Rosso joined the Hopewell Township Police Department in November of 2003 as a patrol officer. Chief Rosso served in the traffic bureau from 2011 until 2017. Chief Rosso was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2017, Acting Lt and then Lieutenant in 2020/2021 and serves as our supervising firearms and training instructor. Chief Rosso was promoted to Chief of Police on May 16, 2022. Chief Rosso functions as the department’s operations commander overseeing the patrol division as well as the traffic unit.

He is currently studying for his undergraduate at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Criminal Justice. Contact Chief Rosso

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William Springer portraitLieutenant William H. Springer Jr
Lieutenant William H. Springer, Jr. joined the Hopewell Township Police Department in August of 1998 as a 9-1-1 dispatcher and was promoted to the rank of patrol officer in February of 2000. 

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. 

Contact Lieutenant Springer

Lieutenant Francis G. Tulko


Lieutenant Frank 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 administrative commander overseeing the detective bureau, the communications center and the records bureau.
 Contact Lieutenant Tulko.
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