East Windsor Mayor Janice Mironov Administers Oath of Office to New Police Lieutenant and Sergeant

Published on Sep 13, 2017 at 09:32a.m.

Mayor Janice S. Mironov administered the oaths of office to promoted police officers, new Police Lieutenant Scott Bodnar and new Police Sergeant Thomas Meyer, to fill existing openings in the police department, in front of a packed room of police, support staff, family and friends at a recent Council Meeting. 

Mayor Mironov stated prior to administering the oaths of office, “These promotions are a special day of celebration for the Township and the police department, providing an occasion to recognize and promote two dedicated, skilled and experienced police officers who have earned these opportunities.  In East Windsor, police promotions are very competitive especially in light of the high caliber of officers, and these officers should be proud of this achievement in their careers.”

Police Lieutenant Scott Bodnar, who was hired by East Windsor in July 1994, has served in Uniform Services including as a Field Training Officer, Secondary Officer in Charge and Primary Officer in Charge.  Lieutenant Bodnar was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in January 2011, and in April 2014 was assigned to the Traffic Safety Bureau where he has served as the Traffic Safety Supervisor for the past three years.  During his career, he has received several recognitions, including a Samaritan Medal for being named Police Officer of the Year, a Life Saving Medal, two Honorable Service Medals, three Unit Citation Medals, three Awards of Merit and numerous letters of recognition.  Lieutenant Bodnar graduated from Gloucester County Police Academy in June 1994 and will be assigned as Operations Commander of Uniform Services Division.

Sergeant Thomas Meyer, who joined the East Windsor Police Department in August 2006, has served in Uniform Services including as a Field Training Officer and Secondary Officer in Charge. Sergeant Meyer has been awarded a Unit Citation Medal, an Educational Achievement Medal, two Officer of the Year Medals, several Awards of Merit and numerous Letters of Recognition.  Sergeant Meyer earned a Bachelor’s Degree and Masters of Administrative Science Degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University, graduated from Cape May County Police Academy in 2006, and will be assigned as a Platoon Supervisor in Uniform Services. 

Mayor Mironov noted, “I congratulate the officers in their new positions and look forward to working with them as they continue in our tradition of excellence at the East Windsor Township Police Department.”

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East Windsor Township Mayor Janice S. Mironov administered the oath of office to newly promoted Lieutenant and Sergeant in the police department.  Pictured (from left to right) are:   Mayor Janice S. Mironov;  newly promoted Police Sergeant Thomas Meyer;  newly promoted Police Lieutenant Scott Bodnar,  and Chief of Police James Geary.

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