Stephen Bowers was sworn in as a new Sergeant with the Avalon Police Department during the Wednesday, December 12th, 2018 meeting of Avalon Borough Council.  Bowers was hired as a Special Class I police officer in March, 2007.  After working for two seasons, he was promoted to Special Class II police officer in February, 2009.  Sgt. Bowers was hired as a full time patrolman in April, 2011.  He currently resides in Swainton, NJ and is a graduate of Middle Township High School.