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Prosecutor Knapp Announces Staff Promotions

Morris County Prosecutor's Office

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 • 10:42pm

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp today announced the promotions of several Assistant Prosecutors and Investigative Personnel.  The promotees were sworn in by the Honorable Thomas L. Weisenbeck, A.J.S.C.  The promotions are in furtherance of Prosecutor Knapp’s reorganization and restructuring of the Agency.  The promotions shall continue to increase the effectiveness of the individual units involved as well as the entire Prosecutor’s Office.

In announcing the promotions, Prosecutor Knapp stated, “Each of the individuals being promoted today has served this Office with distinction. Their dedication and service to the people of Morris County has been exemplary and I am honored to serve with them.”

The following personnel were either promoted effective today or had earlier promotions ceremonially recognized today.

  • Assistant Prosecutor Samantha DeNegri to Supervising Assistant Prosecutor of the Juvenile Unit. Supervising Assistant Prosecutor DeNegri was promoted on May 27, 2014.

  • Assistant Prosecutor Matthew Troiano to Supervising Assistant Prosecutor of the Major Crimes Unit. Supervising Assistant Prosecutor Troiano was promoted on April 1, 2014.

  • Lieutenant Stephen Wilson to Captain, who will command the Tactical Division.

  • Sergeant Charles Brady to Lieutenant, who will command the General Investigation Unit.

  • Sergeant V. Harrison Dillard to Lieutenant, who will command the Special Operations Division.          

  • Detective/Supervisor Joseph Costello to Sergeant, who will supervise the Special Operations Division.

  • Detective/Supervisor Evelyn Tasoulas to Sergeant, who will supervise the General Investigations Unit.

  • Detective Kristi Allegretta to Detective/Supervisor in the Sex Crimes/Child Endangerment Unit.

  • Detective Anne-Marie Truppo to Detective/Supervisor in the Sex Crimes/Child Endangerment Unit.

  • Agent Mary Zaromatidis to Detective in the Megan’s Law Unit.

 

The ceremony also honored recent retiree Captain Daniel DeGroot and recognized Support Staff member Ellie Long’s forty-five years of service. Captain DeGroot had been in the Office for twenty-three years in a variety of positions.  He retired as Captain of the Special Operations Division.  Ellie Long has served under nine Prosecutors, including Prosecutor Knapp, since she began working for the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office in 1968.  Both of the individuals’ tireless efforts on behalf of the citizens of Morris County have contributed to the overall success of the Office.

Any inquiries can be directed to First Assistant Morris County Prosecutor Thomas Zelante at 973-285-6252 or tzelante@co.morris.nj.us.







 

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