Undersheriff Robert Dawson

Undersheriff Robert Dawson is in charge of the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Division which includes the Monmouth County Office of Emergency Management, Police Academy, Fire Marshal’s Office, the Situational Training And Response Simulator (STARS) facility and Information

Undersheriff Dawson has a wealth of experience in law enforcement. He was Chief of Police in Spring Lake from 1996 until 2012 where he rose through the ranks and prior to joining the Spring Lake Police Department he was a police officer in Spring Lake Heights. In addition Undersheriff Dawson is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, a Certified Public Manager, a Certified New Jersey Law Enforcement Executive, past president of the Monmouth County Police Chief’s Association and a member of the International Association of Police Chiefs.