Guttenberg Swears In 5 New Police Officers

The Guttenberg Police Department is proud to announce the hiring of five new Police Officers. Three probationary police officers and two Class II Special Law Enforcement Officers (SLEOs) were sworn in at the Guttenberg Town Council meeting on Monday, held at the Drasheff Community Center.

The new probationary officers are Najee Anderson, Karina Galvis, and Andres Lozano. Bryon Acosta was elevated from part-time to full-time Class II SLEO and Ricardo Acosta was promoted from Class I to part-time Class II SLEO.  These officers are currently assigned to the Patrol Division under the overall command of Officer in Charge Lieutenant Rafael Martinez. The additional hires have given the Guttenberg Police Department a full complement of officers on patrol protecting and serving the public while further enhancing the Department’s community policing initiatives.

Mayor Wayne D. Zitt, Jr. stated “I, along with the Town Council, are very proud of the work of the Guttenberg Police Department.  These new officers demonstrate our commitment to ensuring the safety and security of our residents.  We wish them the very best and thank them for their service to the Town of Guttenberg.”

Police Director Robert White advised “I’m extremely pleased with our new officers and I am confident that they will perform their duties with the utmost professionalism, compassion, fairness and integrity. I wish them all the best for a long, successful, and rewarding career with the Guttenberg Police Department.”