Police Department Mourns Passing Of Retired Officer

A young Ptl. Duffy just four years into his career (1980) (Photo courtesy Barnegat PD)

  BARNEGAT – The Barnegat Police Department recently announced the passing of a fellow retired officer, Detective Sergeant Michael J. Duffy.

  Sgt. Duffy started out at the Barnegat Township Police Department in 1976 when it was still named the Union Township Police Department. He served for 29 years and retired in July of 2006.

  “Duffy was known for his sharp intellect, great sense of humor, and legendary storytelling abilities. He was a gifted detective who worked some of the most consequential cases in the history of the agency,” the department wrote on their Facebook page.

  The department stated that their thoughts are prayers are with Duffy’s family and wife.