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MAYS LANDING – December is National Drunk & Drugged Driving Prevention Month and Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill is reminding the public to never drive impaired during this month or any other month of the year. To date, from 2020 over 2021, Atlantic County has seen an increase in the number of motor vehicle …

ATLANTIC CITY- Just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday, officers of the Atlantic City Police Department’s Community Relations Unit and Neighborhood Coordination Officers (NCO) paid it forward with 300 RANDOM ACTS OF COPNESS, as they distributed 300 turkeys to city residents who attended a turkey giveaway on Thursday, Nov. 18. Atlantic City residents lined up …

MAYS LANDING- The month of October is observed as DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH and the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office is sharing the total number of domestic violence victims that have been serviced by the Office of Victim Witness Advocacy from 2018 to the present . Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill and the ACPO staff …

MAYS LANDING- This week, the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office begins ICAT (Integrating Communication, Assessment, and Tactics) and ABLE (Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement) training for 1,044 law enforcement officers in Atlantic County, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced. The first session of training begins September 21 to Sept. 23, 2021. The training of Atlantic …

BRIGANTINE- The Brigantine Police Department recently gave back with a Random Act of Copness to keep youth in the community safe while riding their bicycles. During the National Night Out event, officers of the Brigantine Police Department distributed free bicycle helmets to the children in attendance. The department recognized Officer Brooke Camp who organized the …

BRIGANTINE— Each year, NATIONAL NIGHT OUT is an opportunity to engage in community policing and law enforcement officers participate in this event in municipalities across our region. For Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Sgt. David Gazzara, National Night Out is an opportunity to help the public understand bomb squad equipment and also be educated on safety …

MAYS LANDING- On July 27, 2021, Acting Attorney General Andrew Bruck, First Assistant Attorney General, Principal Law Enforcement Advisor Jennifer Davenport and Director of Criminal Justice (DCJ) Lyndsay V. Ruotolo visited the ACPO Office and met with staff. Welcome to the ACPO, General Bruck!  On June 30, 2021, Governor Phil Murphy announced that Andrew Bruck …

ATLANTIC CITY- The Atlantic City Police Citizens Police Academy is a free, nine-week civilian academy for city adults and participants graduated on April 30, 2021. At the graduation, Neighborhood Coordination Officers of the Atlantic City Police Department offered RANDOM ACTS OF COPNESS as they assisted in organizing the event and serving food to graduates and those …

ATLANTIC CITY—On Saturday, May 2, 2021, detectives of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office and detectives of the Atlantic City Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Section arrested additional juveniles in connection to a robbery on the Atlantic City Boardwalk on April 1, 2021, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. This investigation is continuing in order to …

MAYS LANDING- The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office will sponsor a ZOOM webinar on April 28, 2021 at 11 a.m., to give the community and law enforcement an opportunity to discuss how to strengthen relationships and develop new programs and policies that will protect those most vulnerable in our area with special needs, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner announced. This webinar will provide information, …