Three new Madison Police Department probationary officers were sworn in at Monday night's Borough Council meeting.
The officers—Christopher J. Williams, badge 143; Nicholas R. Lunetta, badge 144; and Bartlomiej J. Glab, badge 145—were sworn in by Mayor Robert Conley.
Family, friends and members of the police department filled Council Chambers for the event.
"It's a great night for the Madison Police Department," Chief Darren Dachisen said. "I'm expecting a lot from them."
The three officers are assigned to the Patrol Division and will undergo an intense twelve-week Field Training Program.
The police department provided the information about the officers below.
Christopher Williams was born and raised in South Amboy, where he graduated from St. Mary’s High School in 2005, and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 2006. He spent just over four years with 2D Recon Battalion, and deployed twice. After an honorable discharge he began working toward a degree at Rutgers University in Political Science and Criminology. Just prior to completing his course work, he was accepted into the Morris County Police Academy through the alternate route program. He graduated in December. His hobbies include hunting and fishing.
Nicholas Lunetta was born in Ewing Township prior to moving to Hamilton in his late teenage years. A 2006 graduate from Steinert High School, Lunetta started his police career in 2008 with the Baltimore Police Department, later followed by the Burlington County Prosecutors Office. Lunetta is a Baltimore Ravens and Orioles fan.
Bartlomiej Glab is a 2006 Graduate of Linden High School. He attended Union County College where he studied Liberal Arts. Glab started his Law Enforcement career in 2006 with the Linden Police Department as a police dispatcher. He then attended Essex County College Police Academy in 2010 and completed the Deputy Sheriffs program. He was with the Essex County Deputy Sheriffs from 2010-2012. From March 2012 to September 2012, he worked as a Special Police Officer Class II for the Hoboken Police Department. He was then employed as a police officer with the Middlesex County College Police Department. Glab is currently a member of Linden Office of Emergency Management. He enjoys boating, hiking, fishing and spending time with his family.