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ACPO STAFF PROTECTED WITH COVID-19 MASKS

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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 …

MAYS LANDING— A 41 year-old Atlantic City man has been sentenced on narcotics possession charges, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Tahir Gregory, 41, was sentenced on July 21, 2020, to New Jersey state prison for a sentence of 15 years with a 7 ½ year period of parole ineligibility. “This defendant persistently threatened …

MAYS LANDING- Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office staff are equipped with custom ACPO masks to keep them protected as they continue to serve the communities in Atlantic County, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. During this time the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office is operational, however we please ask that you call before coming to the …

MAYS LANDING- Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner and the ACPO staff are showing their support for colleague and County Investigator & Army Reserves Sgt. Hannah Piatt who is mobilized for the COVID-19 response. Investigator Piatt serves in the 327th MEDICAL DETACHMENT Combat Operational Stress Control Unit (COSC), out of Ft. Dix. Her unit’s mission …

PLEASANTVILLE- A 25 year-old Pleasantville man who was shot Friday evening died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. An autopsy was completed today for shooting victim Nathan Adcock and his death is ruled a homicide. Police received a 911 call at 6:21 p.m., reporting a shooting in …

ATLANTIC CITY- On this date, 58 years ago– Monday, April 23, 1962– Atlantic City Police Officer Clayton Graham was shot and killed in the line of duty. But exactly 18 years — to the month and day– before he was shot and killed in the line of duty in Atlantic City, Officer Graham was wounded …

MAYS LANDING – Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner is calling on all law enforcement officers to exercise extra caution when responding to calls for service for reports of domestic violence incidents under the current circumstances due to COVID-19. “Under “normal” circumstances calls of service for domestic violence incidents are among the most dangerous for …

MAYS LANDING- A 38 year-old Absecon man has been charged in connection to leaving the scene of a fatal accident, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. This morning at approximately 7:58 am, the Galloway Township Police Department responded to a motor vehicle crash on Wrangleboro Road, just north of Walden Way. Preliminary investigation shows …

ATLANTIC CITY- On Sunday, at the 35th Annual 200 CLUB OF ATLANTIC & CAPE MAY COUNTIES brunch members of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office who serve on the FBI CHILD EXPLOTATION TASK FORCE, along with FBI special agents, New Jersey State Police, NJ Dept. of Human Services Police, Atlantic County Sheriff’s Office and Atlantic City …