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Sean F. Dalton is currently serving his second term as Gloucester County Prosecutor.  He has served in this position since 2002.

Under his leadership, Prosecutor Dalton has expanded the services law enforcement provides to our communities. He has initiated a Cyber Crimes unit to address the issues of cyberstalking and child pornography.   To address the increasing number of combat veterans involved in the criminal justice system, he has formed a Veterans unit to screen these cases.  An Arson unit was formed to work with fire personnel as well as an Intelligence unit to assist local law enforcement with the identification of violent offenders within their communities.

During his tenure, Prosecutor Dalton has promoted a philosophy of community involvement within the law enforcement community.  He has formed several public-private partnerships such as the Gloucester/Salem County Security Initiative, Gloucester County Anti-Crime Partnership and the Gloucester County Mental Health Committee.  Prosecutor Dalton has also reopened old homicide investigations dating back to 1972 resulting in the arrest and conviction of individuals for the 1979 murder of Rose Twells and the 1998 murder of Charles Mosley.

A Glassboro native, Sean Dalton graduated from Glassboro High School.  He obtained a degree from James Madison University.  In 1987, he graduated from the University of Bridgeport School of Law and thereafter completed a judicial clerkship with the Honorable Donald A. Smith in Woodbury, New Jersey.

In 1993, Sean was elected to the New Jersey General Assembly serving parts of Gloucester and Camden Counties. In 1995, he was re-elected to the General Assembly, for a second term. He was elected by his colleagues as an Associate Minority Leader for the General Assembly. He has also served as Municipal Prosecutor for the Boroughs of Glassboro and Paulsboro as well as First Assistant County Counsel for the County of Gloucester.

Sean has followed in a long family history of public service. He is the youngest son of the former Glassboro Mayor, Bill Dalton, and the younger brother of the former Secretary of State and New Jersey State Senator, Daniel Dalton. He is a lifelong resident of Gloucester County. Sean and his wife, Victoria, have two children and reside in Elk Township

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