Sheriff Robert Nolan

SANJ 1st Vice-President

Cape May County Sheriff’s Office

9 North Main Street
Cape May Court House New Jersey 08210

Phone: 609-463-6430
Fax: 609-463-6464


Bob Nolan has served the Cape May County Sheriff’s Office for over 33 years. Prior to being elected Sheriff, Bob Nolan served as Undersheriff for the last 7 years.

Bob began his career in law enforcement with the Cape May County Sheriff’s Office in 1984 as a corrections officer. After graduating from the Cape May County Police Academy in 1987, he worked his way to Chief Sheriff’s Officer and in 2010 became the Undersheriff, overseeing the law enforcement division as well as managing and participating in all civil functions of the Sheriff’s Office. Bob is focused on eliminating illegal narcotics and has played a major role in developing bomb and drug-sniffing K-9 Unit teams.

During his time working in the Sheriff’s Office, he pursued degrees from Atlantic Cape Community College (majoring in Criminal Justice), Stockton University (majoring in Social and Behavioral Sciences), Farleigh Dickinson University (Certified Public Manager), and the West Point Command and Leadership Program (Certificate of Graduation, Leadership Theories and Quality of Command).

Sheriff of Cape May County