The Avalon Police Department promoted David Glassford to the position of Patrol Sergeant during a meeting of the Avalon Borough Council on Wednesday, February 27th, 2013. Glassford was sworn in to his new position by Avalon Mayor Martin Pagliughi. Glassford replaces Patrol Sgt. Craig Smith, who recently retired from the Avalon Police Department.
As a Patrol Sergeant, Glassford will be in charge of his shift at the police department, overseeing both patrolmen and the dispatcher.
Glassford is a seven year veteran of the Avalon Police Department. He lives in Belleplain, NJ with his wife and daughter. Patrol Sgt. Glassford worked as a Class II Officer in the city of Wildwood after serving in the United States Marine Corps for five years where he attained the rank of E-5 Sergeant.