Sheriff Gilbert “Whip” Wilson

SANJ President

Camden County Sheriff’s Office

520 Market St.
Camden, NJ, 08102.
Phone: 856-225-5127
Fax: 856-225-5578


Sheriff Gilbert “Whip” Wilson born March 17, 1947, is the first African American from Camden City to serve in the General Assembly representing the Fifth Legislative District. Sheriff Wilson was originally appointed and sworn-in January 25, 2010, elected to his seat November 2, 2010. He was re-elected 2011 and 2013.  He served on the following three committees:

  • Vice Chair, Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Vice Chair, Law, and Public Safety
  • Member: Military and Veterans’ Affairs

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Sheriff of Camden County

Undersheriff Robert Turner