Congrats to former Brigantine Police Chief, Jim Bennett. Unable to stay retired and sit still for a bit, Bennett accepted an offer to be the new, Brigantine City Manager.
Jim Bennett has an excellent reputation with decades of service to Brigantine. A great choice.
Bennett is a certified public manager. He retired from the Brigantine Police Department as Police Chief, back in April of 2018.
Jim Bennett has a 26 and 1/2 year background in the Brigantine Police Department that started in 1994.
Bennett was named Brigantine Police Chief in 2016.
Bennett background also includes his work with establishing Brigantine’s Reverse 9-1-1 system. He was also instrumental at updating Brigantine PD’s computer and communication system.
Bennett replaces the interim city manager, Roxanne Tosto. Prior to Miss Tosto, Ed Stinson was Brigantine City Manager. Stinson recently exited that job to take a position as Public Works Director in Ventnor, New Jersey.
- Bennett served in the United States Army from 1987 to 1991.
- Bennett was Artillery Communication and Intelligence Specialist
- Son of former beach patrol captain, Bill Bennett
- Bennett served as Emergency Management Coordinator for Brigantine
- Bennett is known for his tech know-how
- Married to Kathy. Has daughter named Mary