Ventnor Mayor Beth Holtzman swears in Joe Fussner to the rank of captain in the Ventnor City Police Department Thursday, March 14.

VENTNOR – Mayor Beth Holtzman Thursday, March 14 swore in Lt. Joseph Fussner to the rank of captain in the Ventnor City Police Department.

Holtzman said Fussner possesses the high professional standards and leadership abilities to fill the post and is respected by the rank and file.

“Your qualities will compliment Chief Biagi,” Holtzman said.

Holtzman commended Fusser as being “a good man” and his parents for raising him well.

Ventnor City Police Capt. Joe Fussner, center, Police Chief Douglas Biagi, city commissioners and family members were on hand for his promotion Thursday, March 14.