Deputy Chief Gary Peters was born and raised in the Township of Bloomfield, New Jersey. He attended Franklin Elementary School, Bloomfield Middle School, graduated from Bloomfield High School and furthered his education at Bloomfield College. Peters began his career in law enforcement in 1996, following in his father‘s footsteps, who was a Bloomfield Detective at that time. Throughout his 28 year career with the Bloomfield PD, Peters served in every rank from police officer to detective before being promoted through the ranks from Sergeant to Deputy Chief.
In September 2007, Peters was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and served in the Patrol Bureau as a shift supervisor. In September of 2014 he was promoted to Lieutenant and served as a Shift Commander. In January of 2016 Peters commanded the Special Operations Division, comprised of the Anti-Crime Unit including the Fugitive Apprehension and Narcotic Enforcement Teams, the Traffic Unit, the Community Police Unit, and the departments Communications Unit. In 2018, he was promoted to the rank of Captain and was assigned as Patrol Bureau Commander and Special Operations Commander. In 2023 Peters was promoted to Deputy Chief of Police.
Peters is an active member of the Police Executive Research Forum and serves as Deputy Chief of Operations of the department.
Deputy Chief Anthony Sisco started his Law Enforcement career in January 1999 with the NJ Transit Police Department. He transferred to the Bloomfield Police Department in July 1999 where he was assigned to the Patrol Bureau. He worked all three shifts as an Officer and also was a certified EMT and an EMD/911Dispatcher. Sisco was promoted to Sergeant in 2008 and was assigned to Patrol and worked the day and afternoon shifts.
In 2012, he was designated as the Training Sergeant where he was responsible for training new recruits in the Police Academy and for conducting in-service training for all members of the Bloomfield Police Department.In 2014 he was promoted to Lieutenant and continued to oversee the Training Division and was then promoted to Captain in 2019. Sisco was promoted to Deputy Chief of Police in May 2023 and supervises the Office of Support Services which consists of Detective Bureau/Youth Aid Unit, Administration Bureau, Internal Affairs Division, Training Division and Emergency Response Team.
Sisco is Commander of Bloomfield Police ERT/SWAT Team and currently oversees the 14-man team. The team is responsible for executing high risk search warrants, barricaded suspects and specialized weapons training. The team also trains all Bloomfield Police personnel in Active Shooter Training annually. He is a New Jersey Police Training Commission (NJPTC) Certified Range Master and is a Firearms, Rifle, Taser and OC Instructor.