Nicholas C. Dowling was sworn in as a probationary police officer in Deal last week after previously serving as a special officer and dispatcher.
“Dowling’s position was created by the promotion of Sgt. Ronan Neuman as the new police chief after the retirement of Police Chief Stephen Carasia,” said Borough Administsrator. “He fills a very important role in the patrol capabilities of the borough.”
Dowling, 25, has a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Jersey City University with a minor in professional security. He also has an Associates Degree in criminal justice from Brookdale Community College.
He is a graduate of Ocean Township High School and is a volunteer with the Wanamassa Fire Department.