Posts in category

Community policing


MARGATE— Last month, officers of the Margate Police Department stepped up and gave back to the children in the region as they head back to school this year in a RANDOM ACT OF COPNESS. On Aug. 8, Margate Police Officers helped a group of teens from the “Tools for School” initiative as they packed backpacks …

BRIGANTINE- The Brigantine Police Department recently gave back with a Random Act of Copness to keep youth in the community safe while riding their bicycles. During the National Night Out event, officers of the Brigantine Police Department distributed free bicycle helmets to the children in attendance. The department recognized Officer Brooke Camp who organized the …

BRIGANTINE— Each year, NATIONAL NIGHT OUT is an opportunity to engage in community policing and law enforcement officers participate in this event in municipalities across our region. For Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Sgt. David Gazzara, National Night Out is an opportunity to help the public understand bomb squad equipment and also be educated on safety …

ATLANTIC CITY- The Atlantic City Police Citizens Police Academy is a free, nine-week civilian academy for city adults and participants graduated on April 30, 2021. At the graduation, Neighborhood Coordination Officers of the Atlantic City Police Department offered RANDOM ACTS OF COPNESS as they assisted in organizing the event and serving food to graduates and those …

MAYS LANDING- The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office will sponsor a ZOOM webinar on April 28, 2021 at 11 a.m., to give the community and law enforcement an opportunity to discuss how to strengthen relationships and develop new programs and policies that will protect those most vulnerable in our area with special needs, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner announced. This webinar will provide information, …

ATLANTIC CITY— In observance of Black History Month, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner is recognizing a RANDOM ACT OF COPNESS by a group of Atlantic City Police Officer who partnered during the holiday season with the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives to give back to the community they serve. “The relationship between …

MAYS LANDING- The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office has launched the Atlantic County Special Needs Registry that will serve as a joint collaboration between the Atlantic County Prosecutors Office and all other law enforcement agencies in Atlantic County, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. The goal of the Atlantic County Special Needs Registry is to ensure …

EGG HARBOR CITY- Last week, law enforcement officers offered RANDOM ACTS OF COPNESS when the Atlantic County Sheriff’s Office and Egg Harbor City Police Department, partnered with the Coalition for a Safe Community & Volunteers of America to distribute food packages throughout the community! “We are living in some challenging times, and these Police Departments …

MAYS LANDING- Law enforcement is committed to keeping our neighborhoods safe and the Atlantic County Sheriff’s Office and the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office have joined together with Ring, Inc., to assist in crime prevention by using the Neighbors app safety initiative between residents and law enforcement. Users of this technology can think of the Neighbors …

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 …