The Public Information Office was created in June 1998 to foster an excellent working relationship between the police department and the media. Lieutenant Sean Goggins acts as the department's liaison with various news organizations. He is responsible for keeping the media informed concerning criminal arrests, traffic accidents involving death or serious injury, and noteworthy incidents occurring in the township.
Public Information Officer: Lieutenant Sean Goggins
Lieutenant Sean Goggins is a 20 year veteran of the East Brunswick Police Department. He was assigned to the Operations Division upon his graduation from the New Jersey State Police Academy in Sea Girt with the 195th Municipal Class in May of 1997. In 2003, he was transferred to the Investigative Division where he was assigned to the Juvenile Bureau. There he performed the duties of a Juvenile Detective until his transfer back to the Operations Division in June of 2011, where he served as a patrolman until August 17, 2011, when he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. Following his promotion to Sergeant, Lieutenant Goggins was assigned to the Operations Division where he served as a Shift Supervisor. In June of 2013, Lieutenant Goggins was transferred to the Administrative Division, where he served as the Assistant Division Commander until January 2016, when he was transferred back to Operations Division as a Shift Supervisor. In July of 2016, he was transferred to the Office of Professional Standards where he is responsible for Internal Affairs and Public Information.
Lieutenant Goggins graduated from St. John’s University in 1994 with a Bachelor's of Science degree in Criminal Justice. He is a Crisis/Hostage Negotiator for the East Brunswick Police SWAT Team. Lieutenant Goggins has received several Letters of Commendation while serving in the Operations and Investigative Divisions.