Administration Division/Detective Bureau

Lieutenant Stephen Drown 

Lieutenant Drown attended the John H. Stamler Police Academy as an Alternate Route Candidate and began his career as a Patrolman with the New Providence Police Department in 2002.  He graduated from Lycoming College with a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice.  Lieutenant Drown currently serves the Department as the Detective Bureau Commander.

Lieutenant Drown is a Child Safety Seat Technician, Community Policing Officer, Crisis Intervention and Field Training Officer.  He also has served as the head of the Department’s Crash Investigation Team and has previously served as a Corporal, Detective, Patrol Sergeant, Traffic Sergeant and Patrol Commander.  He is an instructor for the Department and at the John H. Stamler Police Academy for Emergency Vehicle Operation and Police Response to Individuals with Mental Health. He has also served as a past Vice President and President of the New Providence PBA Local 132.

To contact Lieutenant Stephen Drown:


To contact Detective Bureau members:

D/Sgt. Donald Sretenovic:

TJ Hoppe:

Nicholas Guerriero:

David Rodriguez:


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