Two Trenton Police officers & Director test positive for COVID-19

Trenton police director Sheilah Coley is one of three police officers who tested positive for coronavirus. The City of Trenton learned of the director’s positive results Monday afternoon.

Mayor Reed Gusciora confirmed that three Trenton Police officers tested positive for the coronavirus.

Mayor Gusciora said the officers were asymptomatic and they didn’t know they were infected until the results came back. None of the officers are hospitalized and they’re being quarantined at their residence.

13 employees who worked in close proximity with police director Coley, and the two other officrs who tested positive have been quarantined. Those include top Police brass Captains. Mark Kieffer, Chris Doyle, James Slack, Peter Weremijenko, Stephen Varn, who is also the Police director’s chief of staff, and a civilian who worked in the directors office . Five Police officers from patrol were also quarantined as a precaution after coming into contact with the two positive officers, who last worked the week of March 16 and March 23.

Trenton also set up a Mercer County Covid-19 testing site up for first responders

Trenton’s Covid-19 testing site is running from 8 a.m to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday on North Clinton Ave in a parking lot near Trenton Police Headquarters.

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