Camden, N.J. – Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer has sworn-in five new detectives: Kerry Butler, Michael Cummings, Ryan Durham, Todd Jarrell and Oscar Rubi, Jr. They will each serve in the CCPO’s Grand Jury Unit.
Detective Butler comes to the CCPO from the Cherry Hill Police Department where she has been serving as a police officer since March of 2020. She started as a Special Law Enforcement Officer II with the CHPD in January of 2020 after spending nearly two years in that same position with the Mantoloking Police Department. Prior to that, Butler interned with the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office and Stafford Police Department.
Butler earned a B.S. Degree in Criminal Justice at East Carolina University. She received training at the Atlantic County Police Academy and the Ocean County Police Academy and is crime scene and active shooter certified, as well as O2X Human Performance Tactical Athlete Program certified. She has participated in the New Jersey Law Enforcement Special Olympics Torch Run.
Detective Cummings joins the CCPO after serving five years as a Patrolman with the Mullica Township Police Department, where he worked with the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office during investigations, among his other responsibilities. His law enforcement career began in May of 2016 as a Special Law Enforcement Officer II with the Camden County Police Department.
Cummings has an associate degree from Gloucester County College. He is pursing his bachelor’s degree at Rowan University. He received training at the Camden County Police Academy. He has participated in a variety of community events during his law enforcement career, including “National Night Out” and “Top Cop” which benefits Special Olympics participants.
Detective Durham comes to the CCPO after serving six years as a Patrolman with the Rowan University Police Department. Durham initially began his law enforcement career in August of 2014, with the Oaklyn Police Department as a Class II Police Officer for nearly a year. Prior to that, he worked as a security officer at Rowan University.
Durham earned a B.A. Degree in Criminal Justice from Long Island University. He received training at the Gloucester County Police Academy where he served as class president and twice received the Distinguished Service Award. He also twice received the New Jersey College & University Public Safety Association Meritorious Service Award.
Detective Jarrell joins the CCPO after serving as a Patrolman with the Woodbury City Police Department since June of 2017. His law enforcement career began one year earlier as a Special Law Enforcement Officer II with the Wildwood Crest Police Department. Prior to that, Jarrell interned with the United States Marshal Service in Camden.
Jarrell earned a B.A. Degree in Business and Criminal Justice from Rowan University. He received training at the Cape May County Police Academy. He received training in Narcotics investigation methods at the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office. He’s a certified “Straight to Treatment” officer.
Detective Rubi comes to the CCPO after serving as a police officer for four years. He began in the Camden County Police Department in August of 2017. Rubi then joined the Palmyra Police Department in March of 2019. Rubi also worked as an intern with the DEA’s High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Task Force in Camden and with the New Jersey State Police’s Firearms Division in Trenton.
Rubi earned a B.A. Degree in Criminal Justice from Rutgers University. He received training at the Camden County Police Academy. Rubi is fluent in Spanish.
“Our new detectives bring diverse law enforcement experiences and have all served or trained right here in Camden County,” said Mayer. “From day one, they will be familiar with the community they will be working to protect. We are excited to have so much new talent join the CCPO.”
The CCPO currently staffs 106 detectives.