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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 …

The Intersection of Race and Law Enforcement Changing Law Enforcement’s Perception of the Communities they are Sworn to Protect by Damon G. Tyner, Atlantic County Prosecutor   “Mother, mother, there’s too many of you crying. Brother, brother, brother, there’s far too many of you dying.” “Picket lines, and picket signs . . . don’t punish …

ATLANTIC CITY- While serving our community earlier this month, in the midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic, police officers from Brigantine Police Department assisted a stranded seal to safety from the street. On Tuesday, right over the bridge in Atlantic City, to end the month of April, police officers and firefighters also went beyond the call …

~The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office RANDOM ACTS OF COPNESS PROJECT spotlights law enforcement officers from around Atlantic County who are going above and beyond the call of duty to give back to the community. ACPO features the stories, photos and videos of these RANDOM ACTS OF COPNESS!~ BRIGANTINE- For the Brigantine Police Department, it’s not …

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- Atlantic County Assistant Prosecutor Erika Halayko has been named as a recipient of 40 Under 40 awarded by The AC Weekly/Junior Chamber of Commerce. “On behalf of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office, we would like to extend our heartfelt congratulations to our colleague Erika Halayko for being selected as a recipient of 40 …

GALLOWAY- Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner visited Mrs. Mollenkopf’s first grade class at Reed’s Road Elementary School to participate in READ ACROSS AMERICA! Prosecutor Tyner and the students had fun and lots of laughs as he read The Book With No Pictures! Read Across America Day, also known as Dr Seuss Day, is a …