Robert T. Leash
Chief of Police
Biography: A graduate of Paulsboro High School, and York College of Pennsylvania, Chief Leash began his career in law enforcement with the Lower Alloways Creek Police Department in December of 1993. He joined the Logan Township Police Department in August of 1994 where he was assigned to the patrol division.
In 2002 he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant where he supervised a patrol shift for five years and was responsible for all departmental training. In 2007 he was assigned to the newly formed COPSS (Community Oriented Policing and Special Services) Unit as the unit’s first supervisor. In that capacity he was tasked with tackling “quality of life” issues in the Township and worked closely with the school district as the liaison officer.
In June of 2010 he was promoted to Captain where he served as the department’s executive officer in charge of operations. As Chief, his duties include budgeting, policy implementation, professional standards and ensuring the overall operational effectiveness of the department.
Throughout his time with the department, Chief Leash has made numerous contributions to the continued training and development of officers.
He is certified by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police as a Chief Law Enforcement Executive and attended numerous advanced leadership seminars including the F.B.I.’s Law Enforcement Executive Development Program. He is a proud member of the NJ State Police Chief’s Association, the Gloucester County Police Chief’s Association and the International Association of Chiefs of Police.
Biography: Captain Lombardo grew up in Salem NJ and is a graduate of Kingsway High School in 1987 and also Gloucester County College. He began his career with the Logan Township Police Department in January of 1997. Upon graduating the Gloucester County Police Academy, he was assigned to the patrol division. He was promoted to Sergeant in October 2003. After seven years as a patrol sergeant, he was assigned to the Special Services Unit / Detective Unit which served as the primary investigative unit in the department. Many comprehensive investigations led to multiple search warrants and arrests.
Captain Lombardo served as the President of the Police Association for approximately 15 years. He is a certified traffic accident reconstructionist and has investigated many fatal accidents over the years.
Captain Lombardo’s responsibilities include scheduling, payroll, extra duty employment coordinator, report reviews, court liaison, quarterly and annual reports, drunk driving funds coordinator, video evidence, and dept. quartermaster.
Joseph V. Flatley
Biography: Lieutenant Flatley is a graduate of Collingswood High School and Gloucester County College. He began his Law Enforcement career as a SLEO II with the Collingswood Police Department and then with the Woolwich Township Police Department before being hired by the Logan Township Police Department in July 2001. He served as a patrolman specializing in Crash Investigation until being promoted to Patrol Sergeant in May of 2008. He has also served as the Department’s NCIC TAC officer and has been a member of the Gloucester County Emergency Response team.
In his new administrative role, effective January 4, 2016, Lieutenant Flatley is taking over the duties of the Emergency Management Coordinator, and is responsible for vehicle maintenance, departmental training, the National Crime Information Center terminal, the ProPhoenix Records Management System and is the Crash Investigation Unit Supervisor. As the agency’s Physical Fitness instructor and an instructor at the Gloucester County Police Academy, Lieutenant Flatley maintains a strong desire to promote a healthy lifestyle and ensure that officers are well trained to handle the multitude of scenarios they face on a daily basis.