Chief Brian Pesce was born and raised in Bordentown Township, attended Notre Dame High School and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Law and Justice from the College of NJ in May of 1998. Chief Pesce then began his career as a patrolman with the Bordentown Township PD in August of 1998 and has spent the last twenty-three years in different capacities within the department until being promoted to Chief of Police in January of 2018.
Chief Pesce has adopted a 21st Century policing philosophy which works to build relationships and calls on his officers to shift from a warrior mentality to that of a guardian and community builder. Under his leadership the Bordentown Township Police Department has instituted a culture of community policing, improved transparency, incorporated de-escalation training, prioritized officer wellness and safety, embraced technology and increased diversity.
Chief Pesce is married and the proud father of three children.
Examples of reforms made during Chief Pesce’s tenure can be found here