Karl Svenningsen - Captain

Captain Karl Svenningsen attended the 47th Basic Police Class at the Morris County Police Academy under the Alternate Route program and joined the Florham Park Police Department in June 1996.  During his career in the Patrol Division, Capt. Svenningsen has also served as a member of specialized units such as the Motor Unit, Bike Patrol, the Honor Guard, and the Emergency Response Team (ERT).  In April 2008, he was promoted to Sergeant where he was assigned to the supervision of a Patrol Squad.  


Capt. Svenningsen was then promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in 2018.  Along with the responsibility of supervising two Patrol Squads, he was also the Commander of ERT.  Capt. Svenningsen continues to be active in department training including firearms training, active shooter response, CPR, RADAR, etc.


On February 1, 2020, Capt. Svenningsen was promoted to the rank of Captain.  As Captain, he is responsible for the overall supervision of Patrol, Investigations, and Support Services.  


Capt. Svenningsen holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Kutztown University and currently resides in Mt. Arlington, NJ.