Township of Hamilton Chief of Police

Chief of Police Stacy V. Tappeiner

1987: Appointed to the Township of Hamilton Police Department
1991: Assigned to the Detective Bureau
1999: Appointed Patrol Sergeant
2001: Appointed Detective Sergeant
2002: Appointed Patrol Division Lieutenant
2005: Assigned Support Services Commander
2006: Assigned Professional Standards Commander
2007: Assigned Operations Division Commander
2010: Appointed Chief of Police
As a Detective and Detective Sergeant for a number of years Stacy gained extensive experience in criminal investigations. During his time in the Detective Bureau Stacy also served on the County Emergency Response Team and was a tactical team leader. Stacy has extensive experience as a project manager within the department helping to implement the department patrol rifle program, in-car video implementation and the department mobile data terminal implementation.
Once appointed Lieutenant Stacy held various commands in the organization- overseeing uniformed patrol, detective bureau, IT, communications, Records, fleet management, department budget, and Internal Affairs.
He received his Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Boston University 2009. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy- session #232 and a graduate of the West Point Command and Leadership School.
He is the 2015-2016 president of the Atlantic County Association of Chiefs of Police.

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