Chief Warrant Officer Albert Widmaier is a retired New Jersey State Police Lieutenant with over 26 years of law enforcement, supervisory, and investigative experience. Chief Warrant Officer Widmaier has several years of experience serving as a law enforcement task force supervisor responsible for managing personnel from various federal, state, and local partnering agencies.
Chief Warrant Officer Widmaier began his career with the New Jersey State Police in 1995, where he was assigned to several road stations throughout Troop “A”.
In 2001, Chief Warrant Officer Widmaier was promoted to Detective in the Narcotics and Organized Crime Bureau. During this time, he was assigned to numerous investigative units to include; the Camden Anti-Crime Partnership, Gangs & Organized Crime Unit, Drug Trafficking South Unit, and the Street Gang Unit.
In 2008, Chief Warrant Officer Widmaier was promoted to the rank of Detective Sergeant where he was assigned to the Marijuana Eradication Unit, which was responsible for conducting investigations targeting individuals operating marijuana production facilities throughout all 21 New Jersey counties.
In 2012, Chief Warrant Officer Widmaier was promoted to the rank of Detective Sergeant First Class and assigned to the Crime Suppression South Unit. There he was responsible for supervising and reviewing all legal documents related to wiretap & search warrant affidavits. Additionally, he was responsible for planning, coordinating, and overseeing all investigative operations including: physical surveillance, undercover buys, arrest operations, & search warrants.
In 2016, Chief Warrant Officer Widmaier was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant, where he served for his last five years. During this time, Chief Warrant Officer Widmaier was responsible for collecting, analyzing, and disseminating strategic intelligence to advance investigations for the Interstate Theft South Unit and Crime Suppression South Unit. In addition, he served as the Task Force Commander for the Atlantic City Metro Task Force and the Opioid Enforcement Task Force.
Chief Warrant Officer Widmaier earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Trenton State College. He is married with two children.