LINDEN — James M. Schulhafer was sworn in as the city’s new police chief on Friday, April 5, replacing Salvatore G. Bivona who retired on April 1.
Schulhafer, a 36-year-veteran of the department, was the top scorer in the police chief’s test. He is a graduate of the prestigious FBI National Academy for municipal law enforcement executives.
Captain James Sarnicki, also a 36-year-veteran, replaces Schulhafer as an administrative assistant in the Police Chief’s office. He also serves as the department’s Public Information Officer in charge of media relations. Lieutenant Don Geisheimer, a 17-year-veteran, will serve as a shift commander in the Patrol Division.
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