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MAYS LANDING- Chief Assistant Prosecutor Courtney Cittadini received an undergraduate degree from Rutgers College in 1995. She would then graduate from Rutgers Law School – Camden in 2002.  After graduating from law school, Chief Assistant Prosecutor Cittadini clerked for the Honorable Francine Axelrad, J.A.D. In 2003, she began her career at the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s …

MAYS LANDING- The New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police has awarded certification status for Accredited Command Executive to Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Captain Kevin B. Hincks, Captain Brian J. Lee and Lieutenant Matthew E. Paley. “The only way we can truly achieve reform in our criminal justice system is through education, professionalism, and …

MAYS LANDING- ACPO Chief of Atlantic County Investigators Bruce K. DeShields has served as a veteran law enforcement officer with now over 39 years of experience since he started his law enforcement career in 1982. “As Chief DeShields celebrates his 39th anniversary, his career has spanned twice as long as many of those in law …

MAYS LANDING- Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of County Investigators Bruce DeShields has been named the 2021 President of the State Chief of County Investigators/Detectives Association of New Jersey. The association includes members of New Jersey’s 21 county prosecutor’s offices, the Drug Enforcement Administration, New Jersey State Police, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the …

MAYS LANDING-Effective Jan. 1, 2021, following an investigation into several complaints of alleged misconduct by Linwood Chief of Police John Hamilton the supervision of the Linwood Police Department will be under the statutory authority vested in the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office. “As such, I am compelled to exercise the authority over the day to day …

MAYS LANDING- ACPO Chief of Atlantic County Investigators Bruce K. DeShields has served with the ACPO for over 30 years. Chief DeShields is a veteran law enforcement officer with over 37 years of law enforcement experience when he started his law enforcement career in 1982. Chief DeShields has served the ACPO as a Captain of …

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP— March is WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH and the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office is recognizing Galloway Township Police Chief Donna Higbee, who is Atlantic County’s first female Police Chief. Chief Higbee has said it’s always been important to serve in law enforcement and give back to the community in her hometown of Galloway Township. “Chief …

MAYS LANDING- ACPO Chief of Atlantic County Investigators Bruce K. DeShields has served with the ACPO for over 30 years. Chief DeShields is a veteran law enforcement officer with over 37 years of law enforcement experience when he started his law enforcement career in 1982. “Chief DeShields is the consummate law enforcement professional.  With over 40 …

MAYS LANDING-Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of County Investigators Bruce DeShields said that he knew from a very early age that he was going to pursue a career in law enforcement. And now, he serves as the Chief of Atlantic County Investigators and is regarded by his agency as a seasoned leader and friend. Prior …

MAYS LANDING- ACPO Chief Assistant Prosecutor Danielle Buckley said it was an honor in September to attend the swearing in of Chief of County Investigators Bruce DeShields who made history as ACPO’s first African American Chief. “I have known Bruce for a very long time. Bruce is a committed and conscientious leader who has dedicated …