HISTORY - Town of Dover's Past and Present Police Officers by last known rank.

(If any information appears inaccurate please email Chief Delaney at delaney@doverpolicenj.org)

 

Chiefs of Police

  • Charles W. Bowlby (1897 - 1898) 
  • James Hagen (4.27.1898 - 1901) First official police officer to serve the Dover Police Dept.
  • Ethelbert Byram (1901 - 1921) – in 1921 became the Morris County Sheriff.
  • Charles U. Counterman (Nov. 1921 -1934) appointed Chief after 10 years on the Dover Police force. 
  • James T. Hart (1934 - 1944)
  • John J. Valley (1944 - 1959) – hired in 1923.
  • Louis Voelker (1960 - 1972)   
  • Le Roy Buchanan (1972 - 1977)
  • Anthony Mackron (1977- 1981)
  • Michael Maytola (1981 - 1982)
  • John Albinson (1982 - 1988)
  • Edward Casey (1988 - 1990) 
  • Brian Kelly (1992-2001) badge # 101
  • Harold Valentine (2001 – 2015) badge #104
  • Anthony Smith (12.12.2018 – 2019) badge # 119
  • Jonathan E. Delaney (2021 – Present) badge #186

Deputy Chiefs of Police

  • Charles “Chaz” E Ripley – (Deputy Chief in 1952)
  • Harold Ericson
  • Justin Gabrys, badge #172

Police Captains

  • John G. O’Brien
  • Michael Murray, badge #102
  • Steven Padula, badge #105
  • Robert Kerwick, badge #114
  • Peter Ugalde, badge #116
  • William Newton, badge #180

Police Lieutenants

  • John W. Hart (as of 1921)
  • Alphonse Murray
  • Joseph Petrzelka
  • William Dabbs
  • Marvin Grant
  • Frank Maytola
  • William Hovey
  • Richard Riley
  • Mark Bostrom, badge # 103
  • Daniel Pedernera, badge #106
  • John Capello, badge #107
  • Gary Fields, badge #110
  • Carmen Pennella, badge #112
  • Joseph McGuire, badge #117
  • Francis Coppinger Jr. badge #137
  • Barry Young, badge #144

Police Sergeants

  • John T. Gallagher (as of 1921)
  • Leo Brennan
  • John Mericle
  • Raymond Zuccheri
  • Charles Schebendach
  • John Holinko
  • Mark Bostrom
  • Montique McCarthy
  • Robert Lupia
  • Bruce Cole, badge #113
  • Edward O’Rourke, badge #120
  • William Woodhull, badge #122
  • Andy Milonas, badge #123
  • Richard Gonzalez, badge #125
  • George Rettas, badge #127
  • Christopher Metzgar, badge #138
  • Sharon Whitmore, badge #139
  • Anthony Scinto, badge #158
  • Charles Peterson, badge #173
  • Joseph Camacho, badge #179
  • Michael Pier, badge #181
  • Oxmani Corona, badge #182
  • Jonathan Cachola, badge #185
  • Anthony Liguori, badge #195
  • Krzystof Wojtylo, badge #196

Police Officers / Detectives

  • Harry C. Fine - Motorcycle Police (as of 1921)
  • George Younmans - Motorcycle Police (as of 1921)
  • Walter D. Burns (as of 1921)
  • Thomas DeShazo, badge #1 – Killed in the line of duty, May 22, 1930.
  • Joseph Wall
  • Leo Crosbie
  • Samuel Wood
  • Norman Murray (Went to NJSP 1949)
  • Michael Welch
  • William Grossman
  • Howard Estler
  • Edward Broadback
  • Richard Burdge
  • Donald Brill
  • W. Haverman
  • Paul Horutz
  • James McAllister
  • Arthur Cooper
  • Raymond Porphy
  • William Dyer
  • Walter Drexel
  • Francis Coppinger
  • Felix Saldana
  • Robert Lester
  • Edward J. Trainor
  • Manuel Lorenzo
  • James Gambosi
  • Donald Barker
  • Frank Poolas
  • Gary Adams
  • Michael " Mickey" Thiel, badge #111
  • Arthur J. Ohlsen III, badge #115 – Killed in the line of duty, December 30, 2003.
  • Steven Brennan, badge #118
  • Nancy Drexel, badge #121
  • Keith Smith, badge #124
  • James Pritchard, #126
  • Joseph Bostrom, #135
  • Walter Michalski, #136
  • William McCarthy, # 141
  • Michael Kernor, #142
  • Joaquin Negron, #143
  • Bryan Flammia, #145
  • Thomas O’Reilly, #148
  • Louis Sperry, #150
  • Harry Ruiz, #151
  • Aldo Cicchetti, #152
  • Vincent Galgano, #174
  • Paul Wilkes # 175
  • Steve Hart, #176
  • Timothy Thiel, #177
  • Jose Matos, # 178
  • Oscar Suarez, #183
  • Dakota Keyworth, #197
  • Ulises Corona, #198
  • Jonathan Echevarria, #199
  • Christopher Caraig, #201
  • Mario Tamariz, #202
  • Raziel Aragon, #203
  • Joel Gotera, #204
  • Ilmi Bojkovic, #205
  • Joseph Dodd, #210
  • Samuel Berthoud, #214               
  • Alexander Echevarria, #215
  • Juan Concepcion, #216
  • Francisco Aragon, #217
  • Robert Fenske, #218
  • Boris Sanchez, #219
  • Michael Cordes, #221
  • Dennis Marte, #222
  • Anthony Kelly, #223
  • Anthony Morin, #224
  • German Liranzo, #225

 

Special Officers and Parking Enforcement Officers

  • Rockwell Ward (1950s)
  • Harry Melroy (1950s)
  • Thomas Smith (1950s)
  • Oscar Riley (Parking)
  • Steve Zipko
  • Danny Rotundo Sr.
  • John Rotundo
  • George Schrolder
  • Siracusa
  • Anibal Casanova
  • Clayton Jenkins
  • Donald Eslter
  • Clarence Perry
  • Richard Lansing
  • Fred Ferrone
  • Nathaniel Blackman
  • Wm Doyle
  • Thomas Segond
  • Mark Gaffney #77
  • Tony Marro # 79
  • William Thompson - #128
  • Hank Gaffney – #129 (parking)
  • Joan Smith – #140 (parking)
  • Roy Southern - #146
  • Brien Pennella - #147
  • Paul Porfido - #149
  • Syris, #153
  • George Reinart - #154 (parking)
  • Mike Hulmes - #155
  • Thomas Miller - #156
  • M. Sevek - #157
  • T. Albine - #159
  • I. Ramirez - #160
  • D. Rogoski- #161
  • George Milonas - #162
  • J. Benyo - #163
  • W. Craven - #164
  • C. Yarton - #165
  • C. Hatzimihalis #166
  • Fucci - #169
  • Lerner #170
  • Cotero #171
  • Tina Ayala - #184 (parking)
  • James Rice - # 187
  • Avelino Nino - #188
  • James Pritchard Jr. - #189
  • Joseph Darocha - #206
  • Jordan Lecato - #207
  • Brian Geisler - #208
  • Jarrod Dillard - #211
  • Vincent Zenna - #212
  • Keith Arentowicz - #701
  • Thomas Caccavale - #702
  • Charles Campbell - #703
  • Anthony Morin- 704 
  • Fiore Purcell - #705 
  • Ryan Spender - #706
  • Joseph LoBue #707
  • Andrew Perez #708
  • Robert Fisher #709
  • Harold Ruiz #710
  • Christopher Krasnick #711
  • Miguel Gatica #712