Robbinsville Swears in Two New Police Officers

November 18, 2021

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ (MERCER)–Robbinsville Township welcomed two new police officers, each of whom were ceremoniously sworn-in at tonight’s Township Council meeting by Director of Public Safety and Mayor Dave Fried.

Eduardo Madrigal, 28, is from Toms River and graduated from the Ocean County Police Academy. He previously worked in Point Pleasant Beach as Special Officer Class II, and most recently worked for Freehold Borough.

Rene Godfrey, 30, is from Perth Amboy and graduated from the Mercer County Police Academy as an Alternate Route Candidate. He had been working for Middlesex County as a Sheriff Officer prior to being hired in Robbinsville. Rene also is an Army Reservist, serving as a Combat Medic since October of 2016.

“These two fine men and very qualified officers were chosen from a pool of over 100 candidates, which speaks volumes about this town and our phenomenal police department,” Mayor and Public Safety Director Dave Fried said.