SHOUT OUTS: Christopher Belcolle was officially sworn in as Alpine Chief of Police and Michael Kavanagh promoted to lieutenant at tonight’s mayor and council meeting.
Belcolle had been serving as acting chief since Jan. 1.
He began his career as a police officer at Fairleigh Dickenson University’s Madison campus in 1996 and was hired by Alpine two years later.
Belcolle was promoted to sergeant in 2006 and lieutenant in 2010. He is married with two sons.
Kavanagh began his police career with the Maplewood Police Department in 1990.
He was hired by Alpine in 1994 and promoted to sergeant in 2010.
Kavanagh is married with three children.