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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 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 after starting his law enforcement career in 1982. ACPO’s First Prosecutor of Pleas John White was appointed in 1837 …

MAYS LANDING-To show support for his ACPO supervisors, ACPO Det. Christopher Southard– who is also a Marine Reservist– nominated 4 ACPO supervisors to receive the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve’s (ESGR) Patriot Award! ACPO Lt. Thomas Finan, Lt. James Scoppa, Lt. David Weiss, and Sgt. William Hess are the recipients and all were …

MAYS LANDING – The ACPO Major Crimes Unit continues the investigation of an unsolved homicide connected to a shooting that claimed the life of a 61 year-old woman who was the mother of four children and grandmother of 12 grandchildren, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. “Ten years ago today, Joyce McKinnon came home …

MAYS LANDING- On Veteran’s Day ACPO is sharing the story of military veteran and ACPO Det. Sgt. David Gazzara who also serves in the United States Air Force and has also served in the United States Army. “I serve in the military for a multitude of reasons. There are far too many reasons to list …

ATLANTIC CITY- A 29 year-old Atlantic City man was shot and killed Monday evening in the city, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. At 7:06 p.m., on Monday evening, Atlantic City Police responded to the area of Ohio Avenue and Hummock Avenue, following a ShotSpottter alert. Champsey Bailey was located and had been shot. …

MAYS LANDING- The ACPO’s James Scoppa has been promoted to the rank of lieutenant and was sworn in on Friday, September 27, 2019. Lt. Scoppa is an 18-year veteran law enforcement officer of the ACPO, where he began his career as a County Investigator. “Lt. Scoppa is a dogged investigator who will be charged with …

MAYS LANDING- ACPO’s Chuck DeFebbo has been promoted to the rank of Captain of County Investigators and was sworn in on Friday, September 27, 2019. Capt. Defebbo’s law enforcement career spans 37 ½ years. Capt. DeFebbo began his career as a Patrolman at the Hammonton Police Department where he served for 5 years. In 1987, …

MAYS LANDING- ACPO staff said farewell on Wednesday, July 31, 2019, to Chief of County Detectives Daren J. Dooley who retired after a 25 year career in law enforcement and serving 16 of those years as chief of detectives in the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office. He is the longest tenured Chief of County Investigators in …

MAYS LANDING- A 15 year-old Atlantic City teen was the victim of a fatal shooting early Thursday morning, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. A 911 call was received by the Atlantic City Police Department at 4:17 a.m., on July 25, 2019, and Atlantic City Police Officers responded to 102 S. Massachusetts Avenue in …