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Former Long Beach Police Sergeant Sentenced to Probation for Computer Crimes

By rlsmetro on
Long Beach Township

Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer announced that on Thursday, September 5, Gerald W. Traynor, 53, a former Sergeant in the Long Beach Township Police Department, was sentenced by the Honorable Wendel E. Daniels, Pr.J.Cr.P., to one year of supervised probation for accessing a secure law enforcement computer for personal reasons.

The Long Beach Township Police Department suspended Traynor in April of 2018 when he was charged by the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Professional Standards Unit for accessing two individuals personal information in a law enforcement

database.

Traynor pled guilty to one count of Computer Criminal Activity before Judge Daniels on July 11, 2019.

As a condition of the plea, Traynor signed a Consent Order forfeiting his employment with the Long Beach

Township Police Department as of April 16, 2018.

Police say Traynor is now ineligible for future employment with any public entity in the State of New Jersey.

Prosecutor Billhimer acknowledges and thanks Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Professional Standards Unit and the Long Beach Township Police Department for their efforts in connection with this investigation.