The Administrative Division maintains responsibility for the coordination and daily oversight of the Department of Public Safety's budget. The Administrative Division also oversees the operation of the following functions:

  • Police Records Bureau
  • Departmental computer operations
  • Purchasing, payroll, and quasi duty administration
  • Alarm ordinance enforcement
  • Operations of the East Brunswick Police Training Facility
  • Operations of the Departmental Training Officer and coordination of all Departmental Training
  • Operations of the East Brunswick Police Community Policing Unit
  • Recruitment and hiring of all sworn and civilian employees for the Department of Public Safety
  • Coordination of Pre-Employment background investigations of potential employees

The Administrative Division is also responsible for the coordination of the college internship program whereby students enrolled as Criminal Justice majors at approved colleges or universities are selected to spend time and work with the East Brunswick Police Department. The interns are assigned to varying functions within the agency and will have a better understanding of the many diverse aspects of law enforcement.

Administrative Division Commander: Captain Christopher Soke

Captain Christopher Soke has been a member of the East Brunswick Police Department since 1991. Respectably, he is a second generation East Brunswick Police Officer. His father John Soke, is a retired Deputy Chief who served the community for many years. Captain Soke is currently serving as the Commander of the Special Operations Section. 

Upon graduation of from the Middlesex County Police Academy in 1991, he was assigned to the Patrol Division. Along with his patrol service, Captain Soke was also assigned to the Department’s Investigative Division as a Narcotics Detective who served in the Anti-Crime Unit. Furthermore he was also a member of the East Brunswick Police S.W.A.T. Team for approximately ten years. Captain Soke was later assigned to the Special Operations Section where he served as an Accident Reconstructionist for approximately nine years. In June of 2011, Captain Soke was promoted to the rank of Sergeant where he assumed the duties as the Assistant Section Commander of the Special Operations Section. In February of 2015, Captain Soke was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant where he assumed the duties as the Section Commander of the Special Operations Section. In July of 2016, he was promoted to the rank of Captain where he was assigned as the Division Commander of the Special Operations Division. During his tenure within the Special Operations Division, Captain Soke supervised and served as a member of the East Brunswick Police Department’s Motorcycle Unit.

Captain Soke has graduated from the Penn State University’s Leadership and Command School as well as the FBI’s Leadership and Supervision School. Captain Soke attended both Caldwell and Capella Universities where he studied Business Management and Finance. During his career he has also obtained numerous awards and commendations to include, Letters of Commendation and the Distinguished Service Award.