The Captain of Police is second in command of the Avalon Police Department. He commands the Operations and Administrative Division. He is responsible for assigning manpower for daily duties and preplanned events. The Captain of Police is the Internal Affairs Supervisor and conducts administrative reviews on all Use of Force and Motor Vehicle Pursuit Reports. The Captain of Police is also responsible for preparing quarterly and annual reports to the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office.

Captain Sean McNair graduated from the Middle Twp. High School and then attended Atlantic Cape Community College for Criminal Justice. He began his career in law enforcement as a Special Class II Officer with the Avalon Police Department in December of 2005. In August 2008, he was selected as patrolman and attended the residential Cape May County Police Academy where he received the Merit Award. During his time on patrol, he was a Firearms Instructor, Defensive Tactics Instructor, Physical Training Instructor, Field Training Officer and the Department’s Community Outreach Officer. In January 2014, he was promoted to Patrol Sergeant and served until May 25, 2022, where he was promoted to the rank of Captain of Police.

In 2022, Captain McNair graduated from the New Jersey State Chief’s of Police, Command and Leadership academy.

Captain Sean McNair