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Grant brings 30 new officers to Atlantic City Police Department

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The Atlantic City Police Department swore in 30 new police officers as part of a $3.75 million hiring grant.

The Community Oriented Police Services grant hires will include adding school resource and traffic safety enforcement officers.

The department also brought back two officers, Robert Campbell and John Bazemore, as Special Law Enforcement Class IIIs, who will be assigned as school resource officers.

Officer Johnathan Walsh was also promoted to sergeant.

"I am delighted by the new additions to our agency from today's swearing-in ceremony,” Chief James Sarkos said. “Their dedication, integrity and commitment to serving our community will bolster our strength and enhance our capabilities."

The new hires are: Jeremy Nirenberg, Bryan Tracy, Nicholas Fifer, Casey Tomasello, Thomas Egan, Danny Felciano, Odalys Filippi-Sarmiento, Ridge Gradel, Vincent Nguyen, Andrew Xiques, Patrick Yates, Bao Pham, Cristobal Reyes-Perla, Juan Garcia, Brandon Solano, Kyle Riordan, Robert Thompson, Joseph Lyall, Aaron Laramore, Sy Le, Aaron McKim, Andrew Pellegrino, Jovahn Perez, Juan Perez-Delacruz, Isabella Rando, Muhammad Sarfraz, Matthew Stanwood, Andrew Cruz, Riyadh Duffy and Leomar Flores.

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Lynda Cohen

BreakingAC founder who previously worked in newspapers for more than two decades. She is an NJPA award-winner and was a Stories of Atlantic City fellow.

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