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Atlantic City Police Officer Arrested and Charged with Aggravated Assault

A 10-year veteran of the Atlantic City Police Department is now facing aggravated assault charges after an alleged domestic violence incident.

Atlantic City Police Department
Townsquare Media / Chris Coleman

Cops say an investigation initiated by the Atlantic City Police Department’s Internal Affairs Section on Tuesday resulted in the arrest of 44-year-old Dayton Brown, an Atlantic City police officer, who lives in Galloway Township.

The ACPD Internal Affairs Section was notified by a resident that a woman had been assaulted by her boyfriend and was currently being treated at an area hospital. The caller identified the boyfriend as Brown. Detectives went to the hospital to interview the victim and learned the assault occurred in Galloway Township. The victim sustained non-life threatening injuries.

Two Atlantic City Public Safety Operators Arrested and Charged, Two Others Suspended

The Internal Affairs Section along with the Galloway Township Police Department conducted a joint investigation which led to the arrest of Brown. Brown has been suspended without pay and was remanded to the Atlantic County Justice Facility.


SOURCE: Atlantic City Police Department press release

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