By Neil Schulman
Oceanport — Oceanport Police Officers Michael Chenowith and Michael Kelly were both promoted to the rank of sergeant at the Oct. 6 Borough Council meeting.
Kelly, hired in 1998, has received the Chief’s Achievement Award, Exceptional Duty Award, Honorable Service Award, Outstanding Service awards from the New Jersey Chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving, and department commendations.
Kelly is involved with all traffic planning for road projects in the borough, and is a Nationally Certified Drug Recognition Expert and a Certified Child Safety Seat technician.
The two took the oath of office surrounded by friends, family, and fellow officers.