History

The Burlington County Sheriff's Department is a constitutional entity established in 1682. Our current Sheriff Jean E. Stanfield is the first female Sheriff to serve the citizens of Burlington County. Sheriff Stanfield has served as Sheriff since 2002, and had previously served as Undersheriff of Burlington County since 1996.Below is the chronological listing of each Sheriff that has served the citizens of Burlington County in recent times.

You can also view a more detailed history on the New Jersey Sheriff's Association's website.

SheriffServed
Mahlon Budd1807-1810
William Woolman1810-1813
Samuel Haines1813-1816
William Woolman1816-1819
Samuel Haines1819-1822
Joshua Earl1822-1825
William Shinn1825-1828
Joseph H. Clark1828-1830
Joshual Hollingshead1830-1833
John W. Fenmore1833-1836
Samuel Brown1836-1839
Isaac Hilliard1839-1842
Joseph Kirkbride1842-1845
Charles Collins1845-1848
Abraham Gaskill1848-1851
William H. Pancoast1851-1854
Samuel A. Dobbins1854-1857
John D. Thompson1857-1860
Samuel T. Leeds1860-1863
William C. Lippincott1863-1866
John B. Hankinson1866-1869
Charles S. Kimble
(He died in office. His son served his unexpired term)
1869-4/9/1872
Henry B. Kimble4/9/1872 - 5/14/1872
David L. Hall1872-1875
George P. Conover1875-1878
Benjamin F. Lee1878-1881
Nathan W.C. Hayes1881-1883
Edward Emley1883-1887
George Harbert1887-1890
Charles Shinn1890-1893
William Townsend1893-1896
Joseph Fleetwood1896-1899
Charles R. Fenton1899-1902
Joseph Bower1902-1905
John Norcross1905-1908
William Worrell1908-1911
John Jordan1911-1913
William Stecher1913-1917
A. Engle Haines1917-1920
Edward H. Flagg1920-1923
Joseph B. Fleetwood Jr.1923-1926
A. Engle Haines1926-1929
Roscoe C. Shinn1929-1932
George N. Wimer1932-1935
John M. Chant1935-1938
E. George Furth1938-1941
Raymond Johnson1941-1944
Benjamin Paul Faunce1944-1947
William F. Parker1947-1959
Francis P. Brennan1959-1986
Henry W. Metzger1987-1992
Edward A. Cummings1993-1995
Gary L. Daniels1996-2001
Jean E. Stanfield2001-Present