|Address||25 Quail Hollow Drive |
Sewell, New Jersey 08080, United States
|| March 30, 1954
|Last Modified||Mr. Matt|
Nov 02, 2012 03:22pm
|Info||Senator Fred Madden serves as State Senator in the 4th Legislative District, which includes the Camden County municipalities of Clementon, Gloucester Township, Laurel Springs and Lindenwold, and the Gloucester County municipalities of Franklin, Glassboro, Monroe, Newfield, Pitman and Washington. He serves as Vice Chair of the Senate Transportation Committee, and as a member of the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee and the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee. |
Before accepting the Democratic nomination to run for State Senate in the 4th District, Fred Madden was a career law enforcement officer. He rose to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the New Jersey State Police and led the force of 4,000 enlisted and civilian employees as acting superintendent. After retiring in July 2002, he served as Chief of Investigators for the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office until he was recalled by Governor McGreevey on October, 18, 2002 to again serve as acting superintendent until February 27, 2003, when he left to pursue the Senate seat in the 4th District. His State Police career began in 1975, after he graduated first in his recruit training class.
Under Senator Madden's command, the State Police established its Internet sexual offender registry, a computer crimes initiative to combat identity theft and Internet crimes against children, and he served as a member of New Jersey's State Domestic Preparedness Task Force to address issues of homeland security and counter-terrorism.
While serving in uniform, Mr. Madden earned an Associate of Science degree in law enforcement from Camden County Community College, a B.A. from Glassboro State College (now Rowan University) and an M.A. in criminal justice administration from St. Joseph's University, Philadelphia. His professional training includes the FBI National Academy, the U.S. Secret Service's Dignitary Protection School and the Police Executive Research Forum's Senior Management Institute for Police. He has taught as an adjunct professor at Seton Hall and Rutgers universities and Gloucester County Community College.
Senator Madden has volunteered as a band parent at Washington Township High School, and has coached, refereed and umpired Washington Township youth baseball, softball and basketball. He has also volunteered with the annual Washington Township Kennedy Memorial Hospital fundraising carnival.
Senator Madden has lived in Washington Township for 26 years. He and his wife, Patti, a Registered Nurse, have four children and one grandchild.