FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, February 25, 2019


ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) and City of Atlantic City today announced the promotion of seven police officers in the Atlantic City Police Department to the rank of lieutenant. 

“Governor Murphy and I offer congratulations to these officers on this outstanding achievement. Their hard-earned promotion to lieutenant is the result of proven leadership skills, high job performance, and poise while serving the people,” said Lt. Governor Sheila Y. Oliver, who serves as DCA Commissioner. “It is also reassuring that these newly appointed leaders are a reflection of the city’s diverse population. We are confident they will continue to be a trusted part of the Atlantic City Police Department and a positive force in the community.” 

“I am very proud of the officers that were promoted to lieutenant. Each of them has displayed the ability to protect and serve this community and I am sure they will make us all proud,” said Mayor Frank M. Gilliam, Jr. “These promotions also display the diversity that is necessary to have a police department that reflects the community it serves. This is one more step towards improving policing in our great city.” 

“I want to thank the interview committee for selecting a diverse group of candidates to promote,” said City Council President Marty Small, Sr. “City Council stands in support of the promotions, and this is just the start of rewarding our hard-working employees in all departments in 2019.” 

"These additional commanders are going to go a long way in ensuring better oversight and accountability, as ACPD continues its mission of protecting everyone in Atlantic City,” said Henry White Jr., Chief of Police. 

The promotional ceremony will be held 10 a.m. on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 inside of the Henry E. "Hank" Tyner Council Chambers at City Hall. 

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