Meet Chief Thomas Greeley

Chief Greeley

Chief Thomas Greeley has served the City of Englewood and its residents for over 25 years. He was first hired by the City of Englewood as a police dispatcher in 1997. In 1999, he was sworn in as a police officer and was assigned to the Patrol Bureau until 2007 when he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. He served as a road supervisor in the Patrol Bureau until 2010, when he was designated as the Officer-in-Charge of the Traffic Bureau. In 2016, Chief Greeley was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and was assigned as a Tour Commander in the Patrol Bureau. Soon after, he was reassigned to the Criminal Investigations Division as a Detective Lieutenant in charge of the Juvenile Bureau. In 2019, he was designated the Executive Officer of the Criminal Investigations Division. Chief Greeley was promoted to the rank of Captain in 2021, where he served as the Officer-in-Charge of the Uniformed Division, Traffic Bureau, Internal Affairs Unit, Firearms Training Unit and Motorcycle Unit. In December of 2021, he was promoted to Deputy Chief of Police and in July 2022 he was promoted to Chief of Police. 

Chief Greeley holds a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice from Stockton University, a Master's Degree in Administrative Science and a Certificate in Emergency Management Administration from Fairleigh Dickenson University. He is a graduate of the prestigious New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) West Point Command and Leadership Academy, the FBI Mid-Atlantic Law Enforcement Executive Leadership Seminar at Princeton University, as well as the 21st Session of the NJSACOP Police Executive Institute. He is certified by the NJSACOP as an Accredited Chief/Command Executive, a certification held by only 33% of Police Chiefs statewide.