The Detective / Fugitive Unit is responsible for serving warrants issued by the Superior Court and the Probation Department. Warrants are issued for non-appearance, non-support, violation of probation and violation of any other judicial edict. The Sheriff's Office is responsible to make every attempt to apprehend the individuals on these warrants.

The Mercer County Sheriff's Office participates in the bi-annual "Deadbeat Dad" raids in conjunction with the New Jersey Sheriff's Association. Detectives dedicate their time on the non-support warrants in hopes of receiving cash purges for plaintiff's or getting wage garnishments implemented.

The Detective / Fugitive Unit is responsible for serving warrants issued by the Superior Court and the Probation Department. Warrants are issued for non-appearance, non-support, violation of probation and violation of any other judicial edict. The Sheriff's Office is responsible to make every attempt to apprehend the individuals on these warrants.

The Mercer County Sheriff's Office participates in the bi-annual "Deadbeat Dad" raids in conjunction with the New Jersey Sheriff's Association. Detectives dedicate their time on the non-support warrants in hopes of receiving cash purges for plaintiff's or getting wage garnishments implemented.

Members of the Detective /Fugitive Unit have many other responsibilities which include:

  • Megan's Law Notifications
  • Extradition of fugitives from out of state
  • Participation in local and state fugitive raids
  • Conduct investigations of suspected criminal activities
  • Collect and preserve evidence obtained in criminal cases
  • Maintain current computer information on criminal and domestic bench warrants
  • Execution of bench warrants
  • Participation in federal and county task forces involving narcotics, weapons and fugitives