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MAYS LANDING- Training for Atlantic County law enforcement officers was held this week in accordance with the directive from the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General, Promoting Law Enforcement Resiliency for law enforcement officers, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. The training sessions were instructed by active law enforcement officers of the Atlantic …

PLEASANTVILLE- The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and the Pleasantville Police Department are actively investigating a shooting that occurred on Thursday, April 8, 2021, that left one man dead and two others wounded, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On Thursday at 2:57 p.m., 911 calls were received at the Pleasantville Police …

ATLANTIC CITY- The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office and the Atlantic City Police Department are actively investigating the death of a 66 year-old man the evening of April 1, 2021, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. At 7:41 p.m., Atlantic City Police Officers responded to a business in the 1500 block of the Boardwalk in …

MAYS LANDING- Christopher Blank who was sentenced to 85 years in prison for the shooting of two Egg Harbor Township police officers during a 2006 motor vehicle stop has been denied his latest appeal by the United States 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals in a written opinion issued on March 30, 2020. In 2008, an …

MAYS LANDING- Two men have been arrested and charged with felony murder, robbery and weapons offenses in the fatal January 2020, shooting of 24 year-old Arturo Barrera III, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. “I want to commend the detectives of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office, along with our local, state, and federal partners, …

ATLANTIC CITY- A cooperative investigation is underway by the ACPO Major Crimes Unit and the Atlantic City Police Department after a man was found unconscious on a city sidewalk on March 5, 2021, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. At approximately 4:01 p.m., on March 5, 2021, the Atlantic City Police Department received a …

MAYS LANDING- The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit is actively investigating a double shooting that occurred on Monday, March 1, 2021, when an Atlantic City man was fatally shot and another city man suffered a gunshot wound, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On Monday, Atlantic City Police received 911 calls for …

MAYS LANDING- An Atlantic County Grand Jury has handed up an indictment against a  23 year-old Atlantic City man for the August 2020, fatal shooting of Wayne Brown, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Keshawn T. Faulkner, of Atlantic City, is indicted on the following charges for the murder of 25 year-old Wayne Brown: …

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- 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 …