MAYS LANDING- Did you know that 3 Captains currently serving at the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office are graduates of the FBI National Academy?
ACPO Capt. Kevin Hincks is a graduate of the FBI National Academy Session 268. In December 2003, Captain Hincks was hired by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office. Captain Hincks received his bachelor’s and master’s degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Captain Hincks is a graduate of the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police Command and Leadership Program. Captain Hincks is currently the Commander of the Special Investigations Section (Special Victims Unit, Crash Investigations Unit, and Animal Cruelty Investigations,) and the Office of Professional Standards & Accountability (Internal Affairs, Official Corruption, and Financial Crimes).
Capt. Pat Snyder is a graduate of the FBI National Academy 272nd Session. Capt. Snyder has served in the US Air Force Reserves since 2009, first as an enlisted paralegal and then as a Commissioned Officer. Capt. Snyder currently serves as a Staff Judge Advocate in the US Air Force Reserves. At the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office, Capt. Snyder serves as the Commander of the Atlantic County Regional S.W.A.T. Team, Major Crimes Unit, High Technology Criminal Investigations Unit, Gangs, Guns and Narcotics Unit, Forensics; and the ACPO Intelligence and Homeland/School Security Unit.
Capt. Lee is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, 281st Session. Capt. Lee has served at the ACPO since 2000, and he currently serves in the Administration Unit where he has been assigned since June 2008. Capt. Lee has also served in the ACPO Intelligence Unit, Narcotics Strike Force and Litigation Unit. Capt. Lee previously served as a Patrolman at the Fort Lauderdale Police Department in Florida. Capt. Lee is a graduate of Rutgers University where he a Bachelor of Science degree in Administration of Justice and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology. In 2018, Capt. Lee received a Master of Administrative Science degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Capt. Lee completed the Certified Public Manager Program (CPM) at Rutgers University in 2014. In 2012, Capt. Lee graduated from the NJSACOP Command and Leadership program. In 2021, Capt. Lee earned his NJ State Chiefs Association Accredited Command Executive Certification.
Internationally known for its academic excellence, the National Academy offers 10 weeks of advanced communication, leadership and fitness training. Participants must have proven records as professionals within their agencies to attend. On average, these officers have 21 years of law enforcement experience and usually return to their agencies to serve in executive-level positions. A total of 53,181 graduates have completed the FBI National Academy since it began in 1935. The National Academy is held at the FBI Training Academy in Quantico, the same facility where the FBI trains its new special agents and intelligence agents.
Anyone with information involving serious crimes is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-909-7800 or go to the Prosecutor’s Office Web site at http://www.acpo.org/tips.html and provide information by filling out the form anonymously on the Submit a Tip page. People can also call Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234 or 1-800-658-8477 (TIPS) or visit the Crime Stoppers Website at http://www.crimestoppersatlantic.com/. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards for information leading to the arrest and indictment of those who commit crimes in Atlantic County.