Ocean Township — The Ocean Township Police Department has promoted Sergeant Michael Sorrentino and Sergeant Eduardo Segarra III to the ranks of lieutenant and welcomed their first Police Chaplain at the Sept. 17 Ocean Township Council Meeting.
Lieutenant Sorrentino began his career with the Township of Ocean Police Department in 1997. He is a graduate of Monmouth University and the Monmouth County Police Academy. During Sorrentino’s career he has been assigned to the motorcycle unit, firearms instructor as well as being the firearms range master.
He is a member of the Monmouth County Emergency Response Team (MOCERT) where he is an Operations Team Leader. Lt. Sorrentino s currently assigned to the Patrol Bureau.
Lt. Segarra is a former U.S. Marine who began his law enforcement career with the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office in 1994 before transferring to the Ocean Township Police Department in 1998. He holds an Associate’s Degree from Brookdale Community College and is a graduate of the Monmouth County Police Academy.
During Lieutenant Segarra’s career he has been assigned to the motorcycle unit, a firearms instructor as well as being a member of the Monmouth County Emergency Response Team (MOCERT) where he is an Operations Team Leader. Lt. Segarra is currently assigned to the Patrol Bureau.
Father Andrew Eugenis of the St. George’s Greek Orthodox Church located in Ocean Township was sworn in as the police department’s first official police chaplain. The church moved from Asbury Park into Ocean Township in April 2012.
Father Andrew has been the church leader for the last 12 years. He has volunteered his time and services to police department members, Township employees and residents of the community with counseling, support and nondenominational pastoral services.