Meet Barnegat’s New Officer

Patrolman Christian Negron is sworn in by Mayor Frank Caputo. (Photo courtesy Barnegat Police)

BARNEGAT – Barnegat Police Department received a new addition to the force when Patrolman Christian Negron was sworn in at a recent committee meeting.

Following the recent retirement of Barnegat Patrolman Jim O’Hearn, Ptl. Negron will be taking his place in the department. Negron was the top choice for the position out of more than 350 candidates.

“Very proud to welcome Patrolman Christian Negron to the BTPD family,” stated the department to their social media page.

Negron was born in Puerto Rico and grew up in Allentown, PA. He graduated the Ocean County Police Academy in May 2018. Negron was most recently a Special Law Enforcement Officer Class II with the Plumsted Police Department.