FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, December 02, 2019


ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) and City of Atlantic City today announced the promotion of 24 police officers in the Atlantic City Police Department to the rank of sergeant. 

“Governor Murphy and I congratulate these fine officers on their professional achievement. It is our expectation that their character, dedication, and integrity will assist the Atlantic City Police Department in promoting a safe environment while also building bridges of mutual respect, trust, and confidence within the community,” said Lt. Governor Sheila Y. Oliver, who serves as DCA Commissioner. “The State stands committed to helping the City and its police department provide an environment in which residents and visitors alike feel safe to walk about the neighborhoods, business districts and entertainment areas and enjoy what the city has to offer. Today’s promotions are part of this commitment.” 

“More than 100 officers were considered for promotion to sergeant and these men and women were selected. That is something to be extremely proud of and applauded,” said Atlantic City Mayor Marty Small. “We wish our officers a safe and productive career protecting the residents of the City of Atlantic City.” 

“I congratulate the men and women of the Atlantic City Police Department who have been promoted to the rank of sergeant. These officers were thoroughly examined and were the 24 best candidates out of everyone who participated,” said Chief of Police Henry White Jr. “These sergeants are the most critical in the supervisory ranks of the Atlantic City Police Department because they are the closest to the rank and file officers. It is their job to inspire, to motivate, and to train the rank and file officers to do what needs to be done. I look forward to them being of service to the Atlantic City community.” 

The promotional ceremony was held today at the Atlantic City Convention Center. 

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