Tim Quinn started his Law Enforcement career with the Morris Township (NJ) Police Department in 1978. Quinn served may roles and ranks within the agency and retired at the end of 2010 as Chief of Police. Quinn spent sixteen years in the Detective Bureau as Detective, Sergeant and Lieutenant. The final 10 years of his career were as a command officer (Operations Captain and Chief of Police) for the day to day operation of the fifty member Police Department and a 4.5 million annual budget.
Following retirement Quinn was selected to be the Township Administrator for the Township of Morris and has served in this role for the past 10 years. Quinn is responsible to the governing body for the proper and efficient administration of the general business affairs of the municipality. Additionally, Quinn is responsible for personnel, budgeting and purchasing. The Township is a suburban community of 22,500 residents with 190 full-time employees and an additional 100 seasonal employees.
One of the main priorities for Quinn is drafting, implementing and overseeing a $48 million annual budget that includes four separate components: General, Sewer, Swim Pool and Parking operations. Quinn also prepares the annual Capital budget of approximately $7 million which is primarily infrastructure improvements, equipment and large vehicle procurement.
Tim Quinn has served with the Police Unity Tour for twenty years. He has been a member of Chapter 1 Executive Board since 2007 and served as President of Chapter 1 from 2012 to 2020. Quinn also serves on the Police Unity Tour National Board. On July 1, 2018 Quinn became the Chief Financial Officer for the Police Unity Tour.
Quinn also serves on the NLEOMF Board of Directors as alternate member for the Police Unity Tour and is a member of the Names Committee and Finance Committee.
Quinn graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Master’s Degree in Education Administration from Seton Hall University, and Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration from Kean College.
Professional Development Achievements include: graduation from the FBI National Academy in 2007; New Jersey Police Executive Leadership Program in 2002; and West Point Command Leadership Program in 2000.
Quinn resides in Morris Township, NJ with his wife Kathie, and daughters Mikayla and Samantha. He is an avid bicyclist, runner and hiker.