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Chatham Township Swears in New Police Officers Manning and Schulz

Newly sworn in Chatham Township Police Officers Christopher J. Schulz and Connor J. Manning Credits: TAP Chatham
New Chatham Township Police Officers Christopher Schulz and Connor Manning with Chatham Township Committee and fellow members of the police department Credits: TAP Chatham
Police officer Connor Manning is sworn in by Chatham Township Mayor Curt Ritter Credits: TAP Chatham
Police officer Christopher Schulz is sworn in by Chatham Township Mayor Curt Ritter Credits: TAP Chatham

CHATHAM, NJ - Two new police officers - Connor J. Manning and Christopher J. Schulz - were sworn in by Mayor Curt Ritter on Thursday night at regular meeting of the Chatham Township Committee.

According to Chatham Township Police Chief Steven Hennelly, the two new officers puts the police department at a full contingent of 21. Manning and Schulz fill the voids left by the retirements of Robert Sheetz and Dave Schaffer.

Both Manning and Schulz are graduates of the Morris County Police Academy. Manning, 23, is a Magnum Cum Laude graduate of Montclair State University and grew up in Denville. Schulz, 25, is a 2014 graduate of Rutgers University and hails from Wood-Ridge.

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Chatham Township Police Chief Steven Hennelly introduces new police officer Connor Manning

Chief Hennelly introduces new police officer Christopher Schulz


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To the Editor

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Municipal Offices Will Be Closed on Wednesday; Residents Are Reminded
To Stay Off Snow Covered Roads; No Overnight Street Parking; Contact JCP&L
Immediately If They Lose Power; Clear a Perimeter Around Fire Hydrants;

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