|COMMUNICATIONS AND RECORDS|
Chief Beecher joined the department in 1987. Upon graduation from the Morris County Police Academy, he was assigned to the Patrol Division. In 1995, he was promoted to Patrol Sergeant. In 2000, he was promoted to Lieutenant and was transferred to Support Services as Commander. In February 2004, Beecher was assigned as Patrol Division Commander before his promotion to Captain in 2012. In August 2016 Beecher was promoted to Chief of Police. During his career he has received numerous departmental awards including Honorable Service, Program Development, Physical Fitness and Educational Achievement. Beecher is a past Field Training Officer, Task Force Officer, and member of the departmentís Special Operations Unit. He was the 1999 PT Officer of the Year and is a 2003 graduate of the West Point Command and Leadership Program.