From left, Wildwood Police Chief Robert Regalbuto, Ocean City Police Chief Jay Prettyman, Congressman Jeff Van Drew, President of the Association Paul S. Skill and Stone Harbor Police Chief Thomas Schutta. (Photo courtesy Cape May County Prosecutor's Office)

Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland announced the swearing in of Chief of County Detectives Paul S. Skill as the president of the Cape May County Chiefs of Police Association.

The ceremony took place on Saturday evening, Feb. 8, at La Finestra Ristorante in Sea Isle City.

Skill and other members of the executive board of the Chiefs Association were sworn in by Congressman Jeff Van Drew.

Wildwood Police Chief Robert Regalbuto was sworn in as vice president, Ocean City Police Chief Jay Prettyman was sworn in as treasurer and Stone Harbor Police Chief Thomas Schutta was sworn in as secretary.

Skill and the new members of the executive board were congratulated by First Legislative District Senator Michael Testa and Assemblyman Antwan McClellan, Freeholder Director Gerald Thornton, Freeholder Vice-Director Leonard Desiderio, County Administrator Beth Bozzelli, Middle Township Mayor Timothy Donahue and Middle Township Police Chief Christopher Leusner, the president of the N.J. State Chiefs Association, along with other local and state dignitaries and former chiefs of police.

The Cape May County Chiefs of Police Association includes all of the municipal police chiefs within Cape May County along with the county Prosecutor’s Office, the county Sheriff’s Department, the county police academy, the station commander of the Woodbine State Police barracks, the troop commander of the Delaware River and Bay Authority and federal partners FBI, DEA and U.S. Secret Service.

The association meets monthly to coordinate training and law enforcement activities throughout Cape May County.