Undersheriff Philip E. Meehan is in charge of the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office Communications Division, which answers calls for 48 municipalities, and, provides dispatch services for 26 police departments, 83 fire companies and 40 first aid squads.
U/S Meehan is a Marine Veteran and began his law enforcement career in the Sussex County Sheriff’s Department, Corrections Division in 1994. In 1997 he was hired as a patrol officer with the Hazlet Police Department where he rose through the ranks throughout the years and was appointed to chief. He retired as chief in 2020 and was hired at the Monmouth County Police Academy as a training officer before becoming undersheriff.
U/S Meehan is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, a certified Public Manager and has a master’s degree in Administrative Sciences from Farleigh Dickenson University. He is a member of the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police, Monmouth County Chiefs of Police Association, Monmouth County 200 Club and The International Association of Chiefs of Police.