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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- Here are a few topics to review and questions to ask yourself during INTERNATIONAL FRAUD AWARENESS WEEK as the ACPO Financial Crimes Unit supplies you with information to protect you: When dealing with incoming calls, do you know who is on the other end of the phone when you answer the call?  If it …

MAYS LANDING- A 39 year-old Philadelphia man has been arrested on murder and weapons charges in the May 1, 2020 fatal shooting of a Pleasantville man, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Teddy Smith was arrested at a parole office in Philadelphia on Friday afternoon. This was a cooperative investigation between the ACPO Major …

ATLANTIC CITY- The ACPO MAJOR CRIMES UNIT is on the scene of a shooting in Atlantic City where multiple individuals were shot, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. At 3:40 a.m., this morning Atlantic City Police Officers responded to Artic and Iowa Avenues for a report of a shooting. The ACPO MAJOR CRIMES UNIT …

MAYS LANDING – Abdul Bailey of Atlantic City is currently wanted by police and is charged with Murder in the 2013 fatal shooting of 21 year-old William Clegg, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On Saturday May 4, 2013, at approximately 2:29 p.m., Atlantic City Police Department received a 911 call in reference to …

ATLANTIC CITY- Following a physical altercation Saturday night near the intersection of Pennsylvania and Pacific Ave., Atlantic City, an investigation is continuing into a fatal stabbing by the ACPO Major Crimes Unit, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On Saturday, October 10, 2020, at approximately 11:29 p.m., Atlantic City Police officers responded to a …

MAYS LANDING- In observance of SUICIDE AWARENESS MONTH, the designated Resiliency Program Officers of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office have a message for their fellow law enforcement officers, coping with stress on the job and maintaining their mental health. IF YOU NEED SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING. WE ARE HERE TO HELP. In August 2019, the New …

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 …