From left, Atlantic County Sheriff Eric Scheffler and Lt. William Brennan.

MAYS LANDING – Atlantic County Sheriff Eric Scheffler announced today the promotion of two officers.  Sgt. William Brennan was promoted to the rank of lieutenant and Officer Joseph Thibault was promoted to the rank of sergeant.

Brennan, 36, has been with the Sheriff’s Office since January 2008. He began his career as an officer in the Courts and Transportation Unit and was eventually assigned to the Warrants Division as a detective. He was promoted to the rank of sergeant in 2016 and remained in the Warrants Division supervising the evening shift. He resides in Mullica Hill with his wife and son.

From left, Atlantic County Sheriff Eric Scheffler and Sgt. Joseph Thibault.

Thibault, 43, joined the Sheriff’s Office in July of 2009. He also began his career in Courts and Transportation and was subsequently assigned to the Atlantic County Institute of Technology as a School Resource Officer for the past five years. He resides in Hammonton with his wife, son and daughter.

Sheriff Scheffler said both officers are “loyal, trustworthy, hardworking and have a genuine concern for the agency, county and community.”