Investigations Branch

Lt. Colonel Joseph Brennan - Branch Commander

Major Thomas Ryan - Deputy Branch Commander

It is the vision of the New Jersey State Police Investigations Branch to provide premier operational intelligence, investigative, and forensic services in an effort to be recognized as the most comprehensive, professional, and effective investigative entity and service partner in the nation.

The core values of the New Jersey State Police Investigations Branch guide and inspire us in our professional and personal actions.

  • Integrity - We will never compromise our integrity. It is the foundation of our reputation and our way of life.
  • Leadership - We will always endeavor through our actions and leadership to cultivate the public's confidence in our ability to protect them from crime and terrorist attacks.
  • Partnership - We will enhance our effectiveness and multiply our resources by partnering with our law enforcement allies and the communities we serve.

The mission of the New Jersey State Police Investigations Branch prevents, disrupts, interdicts, and investigates violent and organized criminals, terrorism, corruption, and casino related crime that undermines New Jersey’s public safety and security, while also providing technical, forensic, and regulatory services to support the State’s law enforcement community.

The intent of the New Jersey State Police Investigations Branch is to employ proactive criminal intelligence and investigative measures, and apply the most sophisticated forensic science techniques to gather and examine evidence, document illegal activity, and arrest those responsible for illicit activity.

The following Sections make up the Investigations Branch:

Open Public Records Act
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